Welcome, EVCS Families
Welcome to Elmwood Village Charter Schools and all of the possibilities that a new school year holds. It is our sincerest hope that every member of our EVCS family feels a sense of belonging, significance, and fun in our close-knit school community. There are many opportunities to become involved at EVCS, and we invite you to join your campus parent-teacher organization, called the Community Association, or CA. Your involvement and participation enriches school life for all students, and helps us form strong bonds with one another. Thank you for partnering with us to provide your child with the very best educational experience. The following is a quick list for your ease of reference.
Action Items – Please sign and return within a week of acceptance:
Please review the EVCS 2020-2021 Code of Conduct. Then, sign and return the 2020-2021 EVCS Code of Conduct Signature Page. Please use the self-addressed, stamped envelope (included in the Welcome Packet we mailed). Due date: September 9th, 2020.
Please complete the Income Eligibility Form – SY2021 and return it in the self-addressed, stamped envelope we sent. Due date: September 9th, 2020.
Principals’ Welcome Message: 2020-2021 Principals Welcome.
Resources for your reference:
Calendar – EVCS: http://www.evcsbuffalo.org/calendar/
Changes of Address and Contact Information: Please communicate address and phone changes as soon as they are known, to Ms. Petit: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Communications: will be sent from a messaging service via email and text. Please make sure your carrier is allowing short code messages from 99538 and your settings allow SMS and MMS messages. With very few exceptions, an email message will always accompany a text message.
Complaints and Freedom of Information Requests: https://www.evcsbuffalo.org/about-elmwood-village-charter-schools/
Food Distribution Resources:
- Buffalo Public Schools: https://www.buffaloschools.org/meals
- BPS map of school locations: https://www.buffaloschools.org/cms/lib
- FeedMore WNY Mobile Food Pantry Locations (updated monthly): https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/0/d/1mMUCmU04bOkqiAgnu4oDhRteQGdXK6QpgRaCCOJBJoY/htmlview
- FeedMore WNY Pantry Location Finder by Zip Code: https://www.feedmorewny.org/programs-services/find-food/pantry-locator/
- Grab & Go Meals – EVCS (to come)
Child Care Resources in WNY: https://wnychildren.org/
Health Guidelines – EVCS: https://www.evcsbuffalo.org/for-parents-and-students/school-nurse-health-screenings
Please note: Immunizations and Physicals/Dental Certificates are still due on their ‘regular’ schedule per NYS. If your child requires medication during the school day (prescription or over-the-counter), medication orders are required for each new school year.
Social Media – EVCS:
- Days Park Facebook: @evcsDaysPark
- Hertel Facebook: @evcs2
- All-EVCS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/elmwoodvillage.charterschools.1
- Instagram: @evcsbuffalo (Both campuses)
Supplies and Support:
If you find yourself in need of support, please do not hesitate to reach out to your campus’ Student Life Coordinator, who will handle your concerns confidentially and with care.
- Days Park: Mrs. Ebony McMillan at email@example.com
- Hertel: Ms. Janae Delaney at firstname.lastname@example.org
Swag: A wide selection of beautiful EVCS-logo merchandise is available during our semi-annual sales. Watch announcements for dates.
Tech Guide for Families: click here.
Technology Requests (EVCS Chromebook needs and repairs): http://bit.ly/EVCSTech
Who’s Who at EVCS Contact List: (to come)
For general inquiries, please contact your campus Office Manager, who can direct you to the appropriate contact: