Avoca Weekly- September 22, 2020

Avoca Weekly- September 22, 2020
Posted on 09/22/2020
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SEPTEMBER 22, 2020


AVOCA WEEKLY 
Helpful Links

9/22/2020
Marie Murphy Parent Night
9/24/2020
6:15 p.m.-Public Hearing on FY 21 Budget
6:30 p.m.-Board of Education Meeting
9/28/2020
Non-Attendance Day
10/8/2020
5:30 p.m.-Board of Education Meeting

10/21/2020
1/2 Day Student Attendance- Parent Teacher Conference
Early Childhood Screening- By appointment
10/22/2020
1/2 Day Student Attendance- Parent Teacher Conference
6:30 p.m.- Board of Education Meeting
10/23/2020
Teacher Institute Day- No student attendance
11/3/2020
Election Day Holiday- No student attendance
AVOCA
PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL

Get Involved!

Upcoming Events

9/22/2020- Marie Murphy Parent Night (For details see Marie Murphy Update from September 11)
 

Information, Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities
 

Show your spirit!
It's SPIRITWEAR time! And what better way to show your Viking pride by gearing up with new spiritwear! Lots of new styles, colors and you can never have too many MASKS to keep us all safe!  Whether in school or over zoom, this is a great way to stay connected with our Avoca community! Go to spiritshack.net to place your order by September 30th! (P.S. - makes great holiday and teacher gifts!) 
 
LAST CALL!!! Avoca West Welcoming Committee Volunteer Sign Up
Avoca West Welcoming Committee Seeks Volunteers. Help make our new Vikings feel at home during this strange year! Please sign up here by September 22 if you are interested in reaching out to a new family in our district and acting as their "go to" person for information and advice. Please sign up here by September 22 if you are interested in reaching out to a new family in our district and acting as their "go to" person for information and advice.

New Family Welcome Bags
New Avoca Family Welcome Bags have been delivered! If you were inadvertently left out, please contact Melanie Morrow at stein.melanie@gmail.com.
PTC WEBSITE UPDATES:
Room Parent Resources 2020-2021
This page is for current Room Parents.  Here you will find materials to get your classrooms rolling for the new year!
PTC / Avoca COVID-19 Updates
This section on PTC website will be updated as more information is available regarding PTC-related events. For now, we have reiterated the district updates.  


PTC Membership Dues - Pay Online Today!
Your $25 annual membership gets you access to our AtoZ Directory, where community parents come to get the answers and information they need for all things school-related. Pay online here.  

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK- NEW! 
Check out the new Official PTC Facebook page.

 
   
Follow the Avoca PTC on Facebook & Instagram!
Just like everything else, there is a NEW process for school lunch!  Lunches must be pre-ordered by 7 a.m. on the day for which you are ordering.  The order form is linked below.  Please note,  the form is closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily to allow for the kitchen staff to plan.  
 
For additional information regarding lunch service at Avoca, please visit our website at www.avoca37.org/lunch
Below you will find links to help you navigate all the new procedures and practices in place for the start of the school year.  Thank you for your flexibility and understanding while we revise and improve as we learn and grow through the first weeks of student attendance!

HYBRID & REMOTE LEARNING HUB

RETURN TO SCHOOL RESOURCE GUIDE 

RETURN TO SCHOOL PROTOCOL GUIDE

RETURN TO SCHOOL FAQ


STEPS FOR SELF-CERTIFICATION (ENGLISH)(SPANISH)

 
The Tentative FY 21 Budget is available for viewing.  The public hearing on the budget is set for September 24, 2020 at 6:15 p.m.

The next regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting is on September 24, 2020 at beginning with the public hearing referenced above.  Due to phase four restrictions, no public audience will be permitted to attend the meeting, however, you can watch a livestream of  this meeting at www.avoca37.org.

 
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DISTRICT EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

ALL AVOCA EXTRACURRICULAR CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN
CANCELLED OR POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 
The following  opportunities are available to Avoca Students through outside organizations:
 
  Chess-ED    Music Education Services-Band

One Hope United Before and After School Care

 
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

UPCOMING FAN EVENTS: 

SEPTEMBER 24, 2020
A Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom
BRITTANY K. BARNETT interviewed by JEANNE BISHOP
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: bit.ly/BarnettFANWebinar

 
ACEs Debate Club
Where you’ll learn to think fast and speak well!
Join our exciting virtual Debate Club this fall.
Learn research, writing, and oral argumentation.
Programs for beginning and experienced debaters, 5th thru 8th grade!
 8 virtual class sessions 1x/week for 60 minutes with supplemental debate activities 9/14-12/11/20. All for $300! 
MORE INFORMATION  PROMO VIDEO
 
SAIC
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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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