Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 05/14/18

Keeping parents updated with important school news one week at a time…


5/18: Spring Book Fair Begins
5/18: YCS Pajama Day and the Start of our Pajama Drive
5/19: Spring Book Fair Family Shopping Day


5/22: General PTA Meeting, after drop-off in the YCS Cafe — This meeting will include the YCS PTA Executive Board Nominations for 2018 – 2019
5/23: Family Engagement Night
5/28: No School: Memorial Day
6/1: Family Friday, Grades 3 – 5


Spring Book Fair & Family Shopping Day

On May 18th we kick off our Spring Book fair! There will be a special Saturday family shopping event on 5/19, and students will also have the opportunity to make book purchases throughout the following week, 5/21 – 5/25. Please reference the May Calendar that was sent home for the specific shopping days for your child’s class. Also, we are always in need of parent volunteers. Please check out our Sign Up Genius here to volunteer.Pajama Day at YCS is Friday, 5/18!

We are kicking off our Book Fair week with this fun and important event. Wear your PJs to school and bring a pair to donate. Just drop them off in the bins in the east or west lobby from 5/18 – 5/25. All sizes are welcome. Please see the attached flyer for details.

PTA General Membership Meeting, 5/22 in the YCS Cafe – All are welcome!

Please join us after drop off on Tuesday, 5/23 to learn about all the special end of year events being planned by the PTA for June! We will also be reviewing and voting on the PTA executive board nominations. We look forward to seeing you.

Family Engagement Night: Wednesday, May 23rd from 5:30 – 7:30 PM

We look forward to seeing our returning YCS families at our upcoming Family Engagement Night. This is an occasion for you to learn about Getting Ready for Next Year as well as work with our specialty teachers! Children are welcome to attend sessions, but MUST be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times. There will be two session times (identical information will be provided at session one and session two): (1) Session 1 5:30-6:15p (2) Session 2 6:30-7:15p.  Please CLICK HERE  for additional details.

There’s still time to order your YCS Yearbook at Early Bird Prices

Yearbooks will be available for $25 until the first week of June, when the price goes up to $30! Please contact the YCS main office (mainoffice@yorkvillecommunityschool.org) or Alison Dow (alison.dow@yorkvillecommunityschool.org) to order.

One Month Left for Box Tops!

Bring your Box Tops for Education in labeled with your child’s name and class number. The class who collects the most wins a party!

Chess Shout Outs

The YCS chess team had a great showing in Nashville this weekend for the Elementary Nationals tournament. Deya Brodbeck tied for 40th place in the K-5 U900 section, Daniel Shaw came in 44th in the K-6 U1000, and Daniel Shaw and Emily Dow – the only other 2-person team in the K-6 U1000 section – came in 21st place. Josh Bromberg and Keira Dow also did well in their sections. Go YCS!!

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