Avoca Weekly- January 22, 2019

Avoca Weekly- January 22, 2019
Posted on 01/22/2019
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January 22, 2019

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
8th Grade Graduation Fundraiser Volleyball Tournament
8th Grade Graduation Fundraiser Volleyball Tournament will take place on Friday February 1st, please register any 6th-8th grade students that wish to participate by January 25th. Seeking volunteers... Read More 
 
5ESSENTIALS SURVEY

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.

The  2019-2020 School Year Calendar has been approved and is available on the district website!
Get Involved!

Upcoming Events

1/25- 8th Grade Graduation Photo Day (Add to calendar)
1/28- Diversity & Inclusion Sub Committee Meeting (Add to Calendar)
1/31 - In-Kind Donations Due for Avoca Silent Auction (Add to calendar)
2/1- Marie Murphy Volleyball Tournament (Add to calendar)
2/7- Art in Action-Avoca West (Add to calendar)
2/24 - Fun Fair (Add to calendar)


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION COMMITTEE MEETING
PTC Diversity Inclusion Subcommittee (DISC) will be having our second meeting on Monday, January 28th at 6:30 pm in the Avoca West ITC.  It is not too late to join, and it is open to all those interested. 


ISO ART IN ACTION VOLUNTEERS
Avoca West’s Art in Action will be held on Thursday, February 7th from 8:30am - 3:00pm and the PTC needs your help...Read More

ISO FUN FAIR- DAY OF EVENT 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

PTC EXEC BOARD UPDATE
At the January 9th General Meeting, Co-President Berit Spieker announced her resignation from the PTC Board...Read More

SAVE THOSE BOX TOPS!
Cut them out, save them, and turn them in next month for one of the easy Avoca PTC fundraisers!...Read More

8th GRADE GRADUATION PHOTOS
Times Flies! Save the Date! January 25.  All 8th graders will be photographed in a graduation gown and cap for their composite class photo and individual photo...Read More

7th GRADE SOCIAL DANCE CLASSES
Attention Seventh Grade Parents! Sign your child up for Social Dance...
Read More

FUN FAIR SILENT AUCTION – DONATION INFORMATION
The Avoca School District Parent Teacher Council (PTC) will be holding their Silent Auction Fundraiser on February 24, 2019, at Avoca’s annual Fun Fair...Read More


INNOVATION GRANT FUND DRIVE
We have 11 applications turned in for some amazing Innovative Grants this year. It is never too late to donate to the Avoca Innovation Grant Fund.  Just drop a check off in the school office with PTC written on the outside. No need to have your original letter. Make checks payable to AVOCA PTC.


PTC ELECTIONS – 2019
Learn more about  the PTC positions open for the 2019 election ...Read More
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
AVOCA DIFFERENT LEARNERS
PARENTS' NIGHT OUT

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Please joint us for Parents' Night Out at Stormy's for an evening of support, networking and friendship.  

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

 
ADL is a parent support group for children with learning differences and with all needs.  
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Helpful Links
2018-2019 School Year Calendar

2019-2020 School Year Calendar
The Amended FY 2019 Budget is available on the website!
Avoca West News
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
Marie Murphy News
 
KEEP READING TO SEE ALL THE NEW EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES!
EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES
AFTER SCHOOL BOOK CLUB-AW- If your child love reading fantasy books, then I have the club for them! Registration due by Thursday, January 17th!...Read More

CHESS-ED- Discounted Registration for MLK Day Kumbaya Chess Workshop open now.  Register here.

CONNELLY'S ACADEMY MARTIAL ARTS- Winter 2019 Registration Open!  Register here.  
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
FAMILY ACTION NETWORK
Upcoming Events

The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath - 2 Events
Leslie Jamison
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019
12:00 PM: Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 26 E. Pearson St., Chicago, IL 60611
Register here.
7:00 PM:New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium, 7 Happ Rd., Northfield, IL 60093


Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
David Blight, Ph.D.
Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, 7:00 PM, Evanston Township High School Auditorium, 1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201


Out of Many Faiths: Religious Diversity and the American Promise - 2 Events
Eboo Patel, Ph.D.
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019
12:00 PM:
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 26 E. Pearson St., Chicago, IL 60611
Register here.
 7:00 PM: Evanston Township High School Auditorium, 1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201

 
Wilmette Historial Musem- Bring the kids to Meet the Lincolns on February 17, 2019.
Glenview Park District 
The Glenview Park District had many fun and family friendly activities planned for january.....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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