Avoca Weekly- February 11, 2019

Avoca Weekly- February 11, 2019
Posted on 02/11/2019
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February 11, 2019

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
LAST CHANCE

5ESSENTIALS SURVEY CLOSES ON FRIDAY

Don't Wait!  Share Your Thoughts via the 5Essentials Survey

We need your participation! The opinions of our students, parents and staff are very important to us, which is why we administer the 5Essentials Survey (linked here) each year and are asking you to participate again this year....Read More

The 5Essentials Survey is open until February 15th.

Get Involved!

Upcoming Events

2/14- Valentine's Day 
2/18- Presidents' Day- NO SCHOOL (Add to calendar)
2/24 - Fun Fair (Add to calendar)
4/12- Avoca West Kids Night Out (Add to calendar)


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

THANK YOU TO THE ART IN ACTION TEAM!
The gym at Avoca West was buzzing with creative energy and there are so many people to thank for the success of Art in Action 2019...Read More


SAVE THE DATE: AVOCA WEST KIDS NIGHT OUT!
Friday, April 12th.  6PM-8PM at Play & Spin for a night of laser tag, go-carts, video games, pizza and more! Grades K-5, a night of adventure, fun and friends!! 


STILL NEED A FEW MORE  FUN FAIR VOLUNTEERS
This is the largest event at the school each year, and we depend on a lot of volunteers to make this awesome event happen! Help transform Avoca West into a carnival...Read More

COLLECTING THIS MONTH: BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION!
Cut them out, save them, and turn them in.  Collection is next week...Read More


URGENT APPEAL: SUPPORT THE INNOVATION GRANTS
We are getting close to our innovation grant goal, but we NEED YOUR HELP to do it! ...Read More


PTC ELECTIONS – 2019
Check out the update regarding the PTC Elections coming in May...Read More

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK
Learn more about Diversity Inclusion SubCommittee Chair, Miyako (Miya) Hasegawa...Read More
Avoca West seeking Oui Yogurt Jar donations for Art Class!  Contact Ms. Scozia with questions.
AVOCA COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL
Registration for 2019-2020 is Open!
2019-2020 registration for Avoca Community Preschool is open!  Check the Preschool Web page for more information and to download a registration form.  Be sure to tell your friends and neighbors! 
 
Spaces still available for 2018-2019
The 2018-2019 school year is off to a great start! While the While our 4-day a week morning class is filled, our 5-day a week afternoon class still has openings.  Apply today... Read More
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Upcoming Events

The Orchid and the Dandelion: Why Some Children Struggle and How All Can Thrive
W. Thomas Boyce, MD
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, 7:00 PM
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium, 7 Happ Rd., Northfield, IL 60093


"Gene-Environment Interplay and the Biology of Misfortune"
W. Thomas Boyce, MD
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, 9:00-10:30 AM
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium, 7 Happ Rd., Northfield, IL 60093
1.5 CEUs granted. CEU registration HERE.


Reach for Greatness: Education in the Age of Smart Machines
Yong Zhao, Ph.D.
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, 7:00 PM
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium, 7 Happ Rd., Northfield, IL 60093


Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction
Judith Grisel, Ph.D.
Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, 7:00 PM
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium, 7 Happ Rd., Northfield, IL 60093


"Never Enough: How Affective Homeostasis Creates Addiction (Marijuana and Opiates)"
Judith Grisel, Ph.D.
Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, 9:00-10:30 AM
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium, 7 Happ Rd., Northfield, IL 60093

1.5 CEUs granted. CEU registration HERE.

LWV- 2019 Municipal Election Candidate Forums- Taking place on Saturday March 16th.  To see the schedule...Read More.
Wilmette Historial Musem- Bring the kids to Meet the Lincolns on February 17, 2019 & Design your Dream Home on March 17, 2019.
Glenview Park District 
Check out the latest events and programs for February.....Read More

Youth Choral Theater of Chicago- Love to sing? Top-notch vocal training for kids 4-18!  Try a class for free with this flyer!
To include your information or activity in this weekly newsletter contact Suzie Clampitt at clampitts@avoca37.org 

Avoca School District 37- 2921 Illinois Road- Wilmette, IL 60091- p: 847-251-3587
Avoca West Elementary School- 235 Beech Drive, Glenview, IL 60025- p: 847-724-6800
Marie Murphy School - 2921 Illinois Road- Wilmette, IL 60091- p: 847-251-3617

 






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