PTA Weekly Update – Week of 1/21/19

See below for upcoming events and information!

1/23 – General PTA Meeting at 8:45am – All are welcome!
1/25 – Family Friday for Grades K-2
1/26 – International Night – Sign up to volunteer below!

2/5 – No School – Lunar New Year

YCS Coin Drive
We are collecting coin drive boxes until the end of January.  Let’s try to surpass last year’s participation and numbers.  Please return your YCS Coin Drive boxes to the bins in the lobbies. Every box counts no matter how much is inside!! The top 3 classes are PK-206, K-204 & 1-309 with 5-507 right behind.  These 4 classes have over 40% participation. As promised the top 3 classes will win a class prize so keep them coming. Thank you!

International Night
Our 3rd Annual International Night is coming up on Saturday, January 26, and it is now sold out! If you are attending already and would like to volunteer at the event, please sign up now using this link! The event requires the support of many people so please consider helping to make it a success! Questions for the event chairs can be directed to

Register for Spring 2019 After School Programs
Registration for Wingspan Arts, Big Apple Sports, 92nd Street Y and Chess is currently open. The current semester will end on Jan. 25 (Wingspan and 92Y), Jan. 28 (Chess) and Jan. 31 (Big Apple). Information about after school programs and schedules can be found on the YCS website HERE

2019 YCS Auction Donations and Support Needed!
Our 2019 Auction will be held on Saturday, March 23rd and we’d like to meet or exceed last years numbers, so please start thinking about items you might be able to donate. The YCS Spring Auction is our largest fundraiser of the year, and every dollar we raise helps support the valuable enrichment programs all our children enjoy and that are not funded by the Department of Education. To contribute a donation, please contact our Co-VP for Major Fundraising, Kate Hrobsky at Thank you in advance for your generosity! (See attached form for donations)

In addition to donations, the Auction Committee is looking for some assistance both before and after the event to plan and prepare. If you are interested in helping and can give some time please contact Kate Hrobsky at Particularly looking for people that are good with computers to work with Excel and Word documents!

Lost and Found
Claim any items before February 1 or they will be donated!

Box Tops for YCS
Keep clipping those box tops – we’ll have another collection on March 1!

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