From the Lion's Den

York Center Family Newsletter 5/28

We hope you all had a wonderful long weekend! We had so much fun last week at Field Day! Thank you so much to the parents that were able to join us and help out with the activities. A big thank you to the PTA for the delicious popsicles! Thank you for organizing this great event Mrs. Crowe!


We are looking forward to the time we have left with your amazing children! We have many exciting things planned this week. It's really unbelievable that we are in our last week of the school year. It has been such a pleasure to watch our children grow as individuals and as learners throughout the school year! I have truly loved every day that I get to see their smiling faces and be a part of their educational journey!


Thank you all for being our partners throughout the school year! It is a team effort between home and school and we really appreciate all that you do for your children and for our school community! If your children are moving on to other schools, we will miss them dearly and never forget the impact they've had on York Center.

Summer Reading Kick-off!

On Tuesday, students will be receiving "literacy bags" to enjoy this summer. We are grateful for our partnership with Resilient, the organization that donated the school supplies included in the bag. They partnered with ELIM school where the bags were assembled. Mrs. Schwarz our LRC Specialist and Mrs. Scott, our Literacy Leader worked with students to decorate their backpacks and notebooks!


Mrs. Scott also created fun activities for them to do this summer. There are writing prompts and challenges, a reading "game board" to complete and other fun options for their notebook this summer. When our current 3rd and 4th-grade students bring back their completed work in August, I will be hosting a pizza party for them! Our current 5th-grade students will be able to show their work to the Literacy Leader at Jackson and we will send them a prize!


Included in the bag is a special book that they picked out from the Scholastic Book fair. We were able to purchase each child a book with the Scholastic Dollars we earned from hosting the fair.


Wednesday will be another special day. Wipro has donated 500 books to York Center! Students will also be bringing home a book for summer reading from this generous donation!


We are so fortunate to have such wonderful community partners!

PTA Movie Night- Thursday for York Center and Stevenson Families

We hope to see you on Thursday Night for PTA Movie Night!

Location: Stevenson

Time: 5:30- 7:30


Concessions will be available for purchase.

Summer Library Open at Stevenson School

We are so excited to be able to offer a weekly library visit opportunity for our families this summer!


Where: Stevenson Library

When: Tuesday from 9 am- 11 am

What: Book check-out and fun activities for the students from York Center and Stevenson!

We will have books available from the York Center and Stevenson libraries.


Breakfast will also be available. We hope you can join us every week!

Please see the attached flyer for more details.

Thank you for all that you do to help your child continue to learn and grow!

Meet the Teacher & Supply Drop-off 8/13

We look forward to seeing you again in August!

Mark your calendar now for "Meet the Teacher!"

Please bring in your school supplies so we can be organized and ready for learning on the first day of school!

Date: Tuesday, 8/13

Time: 8:30 am- 9:30 am.

York Center Backpack

Click here to access our York Center Electronic Backpack to find out about important events in our community.

We are always adding new things here as they come to us!

Important Dates

5/28 5th Grade to Fox Bowl

5/28 Summer Reading Kick-off Assembly

5/29 Early Dismissal 12:30 pm

5/30 3rd Grade Instrument Trials for Band

5/30 PTA Movie Night for York Center & Stevenson Families at Stevenson

5/31 Last Day of School Dismissal 11:15 am

8/13 8:30 am Meet the Teacher & Supply Drop-off!

8/14 1st Day of the 2019-2020 School Year!

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