Avoca Weekly-April 1, 2019

Avoca Weekly-April 1, 2019
Posted on 04/01/2019
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April 1, 2019

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL APPROVED FOR JUNE 14TH
The Avoca Board of Education approved the amended 2018-2019 school year calendar to include a make-up day for the weather related school closure on November 26.  The last day of student attendance will now be June 14, 2019...Read More
4th Grade Girl Scout Troop 45520
Connections for the Homeless Community Service Project

 
Final call to help 4th grade Girl Scout Troop 45520 and Connections for the Homeless! Read more to find out how you can help over 1,000 individuals (over 200 children) in 38 Chicagoland communities including Skokie, Evanston, Glenview, Wilmette & Northfield.
JOIN THE COMMUNICATION COMMITTEE 
The Avoca Board of Education's Communication & Engagement Committee is looking to gain better access to the perspectives of our different stakeholder groups by expanding our current committee to include representation from the community.  Interested in joining?  Please complete this brief application.  
Get Involved!

Upcoming Events

4/12- Avoca West Kids Night Out (Add to calendar)
4/19- Good Friday- No School (Add to calendar)
5/1- PTC Meeting (Add to calendar)
5/14 - Bike to School Day! (Add to calendar)
5/27 - No School (Memorial Day) (Add to calendar)
6/14 - (NEW) Last Day of School (Add to calendar)

 


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

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 best of all FRIENDS!! Registration due this Friday...Read More


IF SCHOOL SUPPLIES BRING YOU JOY…
Unique volunteer position is open: School Supply Coordinator for Avoca West. Responsibilities include: Coordinating between school and the supplier and distribute supply packs in mid to late August. Contact avocaptc@gmail.com for more info!

LOCAL CIVICS AND SAFETY
Dorothy Elfring (AW) & Jennifer Pettersen (MM) are your representatives on Wilmette’s Civics & Safety committee.  The committee discusses all aspects of safety in and around our schools, if you have something you feel needs addressed...Read More

THANK YOU LUNCH BUNCH-ERS!
Thank you to the many parents who helped Kathy Stein, Megan Dorsay and Mary Gaspar put together some fantastic and delicious teacher snacks and lunches during conferences last month. The staff was so appreciative!


INNOVATION GRANTS: STILL ACCEPTING DONATIONS
There is still time to make a donation to the INNOVATION GRANTS for this year.  Check out this video of past Innovation Grants used at Avoca...Read More
Avoca West Spring Choral Concert  
Thursday, April 11 at 6:00 p.m. at Avoca West.  The concert will feature all three of the Avoca West Choirs, comprised of over 100 students in grades 1-5.
Scouts Troop 2 
Join in the fun!  Attend an upcoming meeting to learn more about Wilmette Scouts Troop 2...Read More
SUMMER SCHOOL 2019
This year, the summer enrichment program run by Wilmette District 39 will take place between Wednesday, June 19th and Tuesday, July 23rd.  Please read carefully for instructions to register your child for Avoca...Read More
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KEEP READING TO SEE ALL THE NEW EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES!
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Northfield Subareas Visioning Workshop
Village of Northfield sent out an invitation to their Subareas Visioning Workshop on April 4 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at the North Shore Senior Center.  By particpating in this workshop you are able to voice your opinion on how important commercial areas in Northfield should be developed...Read More
FAMILY ACTION NETWORK
Upcoming Events

 
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
Lori Gottlieb, MA
Interviewer: Alexandra Solomon, Ph.D.
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 2019, 7:00 PM
Evanston Township High School Auditorium, 1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201

The Purpose Path: A Guide to Pursuing Your Authentic Life's Work
Nicholas Pearce, Ph.D.
Interviewer: Sacha Coupet, JD 
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2019, 12:00 PM
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 25 E. Pearson St., Chicago, IL 60611
AND
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2019, 7:00 PM
Evanston Township High School Auditorium, 1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Interviewer: Marcus Campbell, Ed.D.
Oakton Community College's Summer 2019 Youth STEAM courses ...Read More 
Glenview Park District - Check out the latest events and programs for March.....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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