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Dear YCS Families:

Tell-a-Friend and Help YCS Win a Clorox Grant!

Sending a tell-a-friend e-mail is a great tool to spread the word that YCS has been nominated for a Power A Bright Future grant. We recommend sending it to friends, family and colleagues. Feel free to personalize the email to let your voice shine to potential voters.


E-Mail Subject: Help Yorkville Community School Win a Clorox Grant!

My (name of son or daughter)’s school, Yorkville Community School – YCS/PS151 is a nominee in The Clorox Company’s Power a Bright Future grant program, and needs you to help us win much needed funding for  our school library. From Nov. 5, 2012 through Dec. 12, 2012 at 11:59 pm EDT, you have the opportunity to vote online at or via text once a day for our program.  The program that receives the most votes overall will be awarded the $50,000 grand-prize grant, and the next top vote-getters in the Play, Create and Explore categories respectively will each be awarded a $25,000 grant.  Three lucky schools will be selected, one from each category, to receive a $25,000 judge’s choice grant. Visit for official rules.

I hope you’ll take a minute to vote for our program. YOU CAN VOTE ONCE PER DAY ON LINE AND ONCE PER DAY THROUGH TEXT TO VOTE! 

Here’s how:

1.       Vote Online

2.       Text to vote

To vote for Yorkville Community School, Text “2006pbf” to 95248 to vote for that YCS via text.
You will receive one message confirming each vote entry. One vote per day per mobile number. Text HELP for help. Message and Data rates may apply.

  • – Vote one time every day! Once online and once via text!
  • – Spread the word!

You can also help with simple acts like:

  • – Posting on Facebook to encourage your friends and family to vote.
  • – Tweeting the link to our voting page so your followers can vote.
  • – Sending an email to your family and friends, letting them know the great news and telling them how to vote!


A reminder that there will be a PTA General Membership meeting on Tuesday, November 20th beginning at 8:40 am after morning drop off – All parents and guardians are welcome!

During the meeting, there will be a presentation by Licenders on the prevention and treatment of lice.

We hope to see you there!

Please visit the YCS Logo store to purchase great YCS items for the holidays (and year round). Wear your YCS proudly!

Thanks for your support!