Avoca Weekly-April 29, 2019

Avoca Weekly-April 29, 2019
Posted on 04/29/2019
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April 29, 2019

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
TONIGHT!!!
VILLAGE OF GLENVIEW
STORM WATER SUMMER CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

 
This summer, the Village of Glenview will be conducting storm water and plumbing work on and around the Avoca West property.  The Village is hosting a pre-construction resident meeting on April 29, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Avoca West ITC to provide more information about the scope of the projects.  Click here to receive weekly updates from the Village. 
Marie Murphy Band Performance
May 1st, 7:30 p.m.
Please join us for the full band experience on Wednesday, May 1 at the Carleton Washburne School, 515 Hibbard Road, Winnetka.  It will be a toe-tapping good time!
3rd Grade Music Concert
May 2nd, 6:00 p.m.
The third grade general music performance, "The Laura Ingalls Wilder Songbook", takes place on Thursday, May 2 at 6:00.  The performance will be followed by square dancing led by caller Jo Mortland and the Ragtime Ramblers band, featuring fiddle, mandolin, guitar and banjo! 
 
Get Involved!

Upcoming Events

4/29- Diversity & Inclusion  Meeting (Add to calendar)
5/1- PTC Meeting (ELECTIONS!) (Add to calendar)
5/6- Teacher Appreciation Week!
5/14 - Bike to School Day! (Add to calendar)
5/14 – Nathan Hale Author Visit  (Add to calendar)
5/24- Volunteer Breakfast  (Add to calendar)
5/27 - No School (Memorial Day) (Add to calendar)
6/14 - Last Day of School (Add to calendar)

 


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

TONIGHT!! DIVERSITY & INCLUSION (DISC) MEETING
April 29th – in the Spanish Language Room at Avoca West from 7pm-8pm.  New members are always welcome...Read More

MEET & GREET WITH DR. OSBURN + PTC GENERAL MEETING & ELECTIONS: WEDNESDAY, MAY 1st
Please plan on attending the community meet & greet with Dr. Kaine Osburn, new Superintendent of Avoca and stay for the PTC meeting and election... Read More

COMING SOON: SCHOOL SUPPLIES ORDERS!
It’s hard to believe that we’re already at that time of year when we start taking orders for NEXT YEAR’S school supplies. Be on the lookout for information on how you can pre-order school supplies for your child.

SHOW OUR TEACHERS SOME VIKING LOVE
Teacher Appreciation Week starts May 6th. Room parents will be reaching out with requests to help shower our classroom teachers with appreciation...Read More

MAY IS NATIONAL BIKE MONTH!
This year our Bike to School Day and Bike Safety Day will take place on Tuesday, May 14. There are so many health benefits to biking to school!  Read more for new announcements, what you need to know for Bike to School Day and the special events planned!

WILMETTE CIVICS & SAFETY COMMITTEE
Dorothy Elfring (AW) & Jennifer Pettersen (MM) are your representatives on Wilmette’s Civics & Safety Committee. We meet monthly with reps from other Wilmette schools & police & fire department reps. We discuss all aspects of safety in & around our schools- traffic/bike/pedestrian issues, vandalism, safety drills, mental health, risky behavior, etc. If there is something you feel needs to be addressed, please contact Jennifer (jennpett@gmail.com) or Dorothy (ddelfring@gmail.com).

 
SHOE COLLECTION
 
The Avoca West Sky Blue Color Crew is collecting used shoes for SWALCO's Reuse-A-Shoe program... Read More
AVOCA DIFFERENT LEARNERS
PARENTS' NIGHT OUT
 
Join the Avoca Different Learners parent group for a night of networking and support.
May 16th, 7:00 p.m.
Stormy's in Northfield

 
If you have questions or to join our mailing list, please contact:
Helen Lucaitis- HHL@corboydemetrio.com
Louise Dechovitz- Louise111@gmail.com 
 
ADL is a parent  support group for children with learning differences and with all needs.
Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

Join us at the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast 
May 24, 2019
9:00 a.m.
Avoca West Elementary

RSVP
2019-2020 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
An email was sent to parents on Thursday, April 11th from registration@avoca37.org for EACH returning student.  This email contained instructions for online registration.  If you are registering a new student, please contact the school offices. Please email registration@avoca37.org if you did not receive the email or if you have any questions.
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KEEP READING TO SEE ALL THE NEW EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES!
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Upcoming Events

 
Recent Advances in the Understanding, Prediction, and Prevention of Suicidal Behavior
Matthew Nock, Ph.D.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 7:00 PM
New Trier High School, Winnetka Campus, Gaffney Auditorium, 385 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka, IL 60093
​AND

Using New Technologies to Advance the Understanding, Prediction, and Prevention of Suicidal Behavior
Matthew Nock, Ph.D.
Thursday, May 2, 2019, 9:00-10:30 AM
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium, 7 Happ Rd., Northfield, IL 60093
1.5 CEU hours available.
REGISTER HERE

Under Pressure: Addressing the Rise of Stress and Anxiety in Youth
Lisa Damour, Ph.D.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 12:30-2:00 PM
University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, 969 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL 60637
1.5 CEU hours available.
REGISTER HERE
​AND

Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Youth
Lisa Damour, Ph.D.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 7:00 PM
New Trier High School, Winnetka Campus, Gaffney Auditorium, 385 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka, IL 60093
​AND

Under Pressure: Addressing the Rise of Stress and Anxiety in Youth
Lisa Damour, Ph.D.
Thursday, May 9, 2019, 9:00-10:30 AM
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium, 7 Happ Rd., Northfield, IL 60093
1.5 CEU hours available.
REGISTER HERE

Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration
Emily Bazelon
Interviewer: Maria Hawilo
Monday, May 20, 2019, 7:00 PM
Evanston Township High School Auditorium, 1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Wilmette Police Department & Wilmette Historial Musuem Open Houses- Join in the fun on Sunday, May 5th... Read More
Oakton Community College's Summer 2019 Youth STEAM courses ...Read More 
Glenview Park District - Check out the latest events and programs for May.....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!
Brookfield Zoo- Check out the programs for summer 2019...Read More
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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