Avoca Weekly-December 3, 2018

Avoca Weekly-December 3, 2018
Posted on 12/03/2018
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December 3, 2018

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
DISC KICK-OFF MEETING
The Diversity-Inclusion SubCommittee meeting is on Wednesday, December 5th at 6:30 p.m. in the Avoca West ITC...Read More 
5ESSENTIALS SURVEY

Share Your Thoughts via the 5Essentials Survey

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

Get Involved!

Upcoming Events

12/7 - 7th Grade Snowflake Event (Add to calendar)
12/7 - Avoca West Movie Night - at Marie Murphy School (Add to calendar)
12/21 - Winter Parties at AW & MM, Last Day of School (Add to calendar)
12/22 - 1/6 - NO SCHOOL - Winter Break (Add to calendar)

1/7- School Resumes (Add to calendar)


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

ISO MOVIE NIGHT VOLUNTEERS
PTC needs your help to make this event a success!  We are looking for the following volunteer support...Read More

AVOCA WEST MOVIE NIGHT IS THIS FRIDAY
Join us for an adorable film about a HIPPITY-HOPPITY clever little guy, Peter Rabbit! Movie showing this Friday, December 7th. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Show starts at 6:45 p.m.  RSVP's are due this TUESDAY and don't forget to place your order for delicious Lou Malnati's pizza which can be ordered by the slice or by the pie!...Read More

DID YOU KNOW…?
Movie night is a great way to relax and meet other families, however guests sit on the gym floor. So, don’t forget to bring a blanket or a low to the ground lawn chair to be able to relax even more! Lots of kids bring beans bags, pillows and stuffed animals to make for a more comfy experience.

ISO FUN FAIR VOLUNTEERS 
Looking for parents to volunteer for the Fun Fair Steering Committee. The kick-off meeting is December 12th at 7pm in the Avoca West ITC. Questions? Contact the Avoca PTC at avocaptc@gmail.com.

AVOCA WEST CLASSROOM WINTER PARTIES
Save the date for the winter parties! Register for Name Tags!...Read More


INNOVATION GRANT FUND DRIVE
Please consider donating to the Innovation Grant  Program...Read More


PTC EXEC BOARD VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK
Learn more about Avoca West PTC Vice President, Sara Shepard...Read More
WINTER CONCERT

The Avoca West Concert and Chamber Orchestras perform on December 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the Avoca West South Gymnasium. All are welcome!

AVOCA DIFFERENT LEARNERS

Join us for a parents' night out for support, networking and friendships! 

When: December 13, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Stormy's Tavern & Grill, 1735 Orchard Lane, Northfield

ADL Contacts:
Louise Dechovitz- 847-980-0833
Helen Lucaitis- 312-550-2077

ADL is a parent support group for parents of children with learning differences and with all needs.

 

GOT COOKIES?
Join us for the Inaugural Marie Murphy Cookie Swap sponsored by the Marie Murphy Cooking Club on December 15th!  Sign-up and find out more!
FAMILY ACTION NETWORK
 
December 5th-Know Thyself: Using Your Uniqueness to Create Success - Karamo Brown... Read More
December 12th-Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side- Eve L. Ewing Ed.D... Read More
 
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Helpful Links
December 6, 2018
5:30 p.m.-COTW Meeting
December 7, 2018
7:30 p.m.- Band Holiday Concert-MM
December 7, 2018
7th Grade Snowflake
December 7, 2018
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December 13, 2018
6:00 p.m.- AW Winter Orchestra Concert
December 14-20, 2018
Marie Murphy Book Fair
December 15, 2018
9:30 a.m. Cookie Swap
December 20, 2018
6:00 p.m.- Public Hearing Amended Budget
6:15 p.m.- Public Hearing Tax Levy

6:30 p.m.- BOE Meeting
December 22- January 6
Winter Break- NO SCHOOL
January 7, 2018
School Resumes
2018-2019 School Year Calendar
Avoca West News
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Marie Murphy News
 
AVOCA COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL
Openings 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
KEEP READING TO SEE ALL THE NEW EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES!
EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES
 
TABLE TENNIS AT MARIE MURPHY
Come join the Table Tennis Club at Marie Murphy!  All 6th-8th grade students are welcome...Read More
CHESS-ED
Discounted Registration for MLK Day Kumbaya Chess Workshop open now.  Register here.
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
 
Glenview Park District 
The Glenview Park District had many fun and family friendly activities planned for December.....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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