News from the Superintendent

Kristen Moore
Avoca names new Director of Pupil Services
03/22/2019
Kristen Moore named new Director of Pupil Services for the 2019-2020 school year.
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Avoca Board Names New Superintendent
03/01/2019
On February 28th, the Avoca Board of Education named Dr. Kaine Osburn as the new Superintendent of Avoca Schools.
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BOE Meeting to Announce New Superintendent
02/26/2019
The Avoca Board of Education is convening in special session to announce the appointment of a new superintendent on February 28, 2019.
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Student Government holds mock board meeting on TV
02/26/2019
The Marie Murphy 8th grade League of Student and Government Leaders conducted their mock school board meeting at the Wilmette Village Hall on February 25, 2019. Congratulations to this year's dedicated participants!
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Remote Learning Day Feedback
02/25/2019
Remote Learning Days show promise! Survey feedback to be used to further improve upon this innovative educational event!
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Science Olympiad Pancake Breakfast on March 2nd
02/20/2019
The Marie Murphy Science Olympiad Team is hosting its annual Pancake Breakfast on March 2nd to raise funds for their journey to the state and national championships!
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Winnetka United seeks boundary line change
02/07/2019
The Pioneer Press publication, Winnetka Talk, published articles entitled "North Shore residents want to change boundary lines, sending kids--and $1 million in taxes-- to Winnetka Schools" and "By the numbers: Winnetka Students in Avoca School District 37"
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RLD Parent Feedback Survey
02/01/2019
Avoca experienced its first Remote Learning Days on January 30 and 31st. Please take a moment to provide the district with your feedback to let us know how the experience went at home.
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Avoca Participates in Remote Learning Day
01/30/2019
The local news publication, Wilmette Life, published an article regarding the area districts that have transformed the school closures into remote learning days.
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Board of Education Student Recognition
01/29/2019
On January 24, 2019, the Avoca School Board of Education convened to recognize student achievement and contributions for the first portion of 2018-2019 school year. Check out the list of students recognized and pictures.
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Registration Open for Avoca Community Preschool
01/24/2019
Registration for the 2019-2020 school year at Avoca Community Preschool is open. ACP was featured in the 22nd Century Media Private School Guide which was distributed in print today.
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Weather Related News
01/24/2019
With the anticipated cold weather, Dr. Jauch reminds parents and guardians to send children to school prepared. Dr. Jauch does not anticipate closing the schools due to cold weather.
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Share Your Thoughts via the 5Essentials Survey
12/12/2018
The 5Essentials Survey window is open now until February 15, 2019. Please consider taking a few moments to provide your valuable input.
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Glenview Stormwater Project: Public Meeting
12/05/2018
The Village of Glenview announced that the stormwater project planned for Avoca West east of Harms: Phase II is scheduled to take place during the 2019 construction season. An Open House Design Meeting, hosted by the Village of Glenview will take place at Avoca West on December 11th.
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Avoca Students Contribute to Northfield's Future
11/29/2018
The local 22nd Century Media publication, Winnetka Current highlighted Marie Murphy's contribution to the Northfield 2040 Vision Plan.
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Dr. Jauch Accepts New Position Beginning July 2019
11/09/2018
On November 8, 2018, Dr. Kevin Jauch, current Avoca Superintendent was named the Executive Director of the North Cook Intermediate Service Center/Regional Superintendent for North Cook County.
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Exemplary Designations for Avoca Schools
11/05/2018
Both Avoca West and Marie Murphy Schools earned "exemplary" designations from the Illinois State Board of Education based on academic and school quality indicators.
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Weekly Recap
11/02/2018
It was a busy week at Avoca. Check out what was happening at the schools!
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12th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast
10/26/2018
Avoca West Elementary and the Student Ambassadors host the 12th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast on November 12, 2018
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Avoca receives Excellence in Education Grant
10/22/2018
Avoca advanced learner coach, Diane Bilcer, earns an Excellence in Education Grant from the Illinois Retired Teachers Association to build a specialized library for advanced learners at Avoca West.
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Hibbard Road Construction Update
10/09/2018
The Village of Wilmette provided an update regarding the paving of Hibbard Road this week.
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Chicago Tribune-Shout Out: Rebecca Oppenheim
10/08/2018
The Chicago Tribune published a Shout Out regarding new Avoca Orchestra Instructor, Rebecca Oppenheim.
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Avoca 7th Grade Kite Day featured in Wilmette Life
10/01/2018
The Wilmette Life published an article about the 7th Grade Kite Day tradition on Monday, October 1, 2018.
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Avoca responds: See something? Say something!
09/17/2018
In light of recent Wilmette news, Avoca reminds everyone, "if you see something, say something."
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Walk Bike Wilmette
09/14/2018
The Village of Wilmette is in the process of creating a Master Bike & Active Transportation Plan and would like input from the Avoca Community.
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Road Work on Happ Road
09/07/2018
Road work on Happ Road starting soon.
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New School Year Off to a Great Start at Avoca
08/28/2018
Busy hallways, smiling faces, children learning... Avoca is so grateful to have the students back.
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Avoca Welcomes New Staff to the 2018-19 School Year!
08/23/2018
Avoca welcomes new staff to the district and provides an orientation day prior to the beginning of the school year.
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Transportation, Food Service and School Fees Update
08/23/2018
Updates regarding transportation, food service and school fees for the 2018-2019 school year.
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Check Out our New Webpage!
08/10/2018
Avoca School District 37 is excited to launch their new webpage!
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Hibbard Rd. Work Will Impact Route to MM
08/09/2018
Construction on Hibbard Road will impact travel to and from Marie Murphy beginning August 14th.
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Last Day of School and Registration
05/11/2018
Updated information about the last day of school and a reminder to complete registration for the 2018-19 school year.
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NT Township Tech & Innovation Expo Update
05/10/2018
Information about the Township Tech & Innovation Expo on April 28th
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