Avoca Weekly-March 10, 2020

Avoca Weekly-March 10, 2020
Posted on 03/10/2020
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March 10, 2020


AVOCA WEEKLY 
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Helpful Links

Upcoming Events

3/11 - PTC Meeting
3/16- DISC Event: Family Action Network Live Stream: White Fragility
3/18 - Teacher Appreciation Lunch 

Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

PTC MEETING MARCH 11 - OPEN VOTE
At the upcoming PTC meeting on March 11, 2020, at 7 pm in the MM ITC, there will be an open vote to lower the PTC reserve and create a PTC Special Fund. All are welcome to participate.

2020-2021 PTC EXECUTIVE BOARD NOMINEES
Elections for open PTC Executive Board positions will be held in May 2020. The nominees for the PTC Executive Board Positions 2020-2021 are as follows:
President: Ross Friedman
MM VP: Dorothy Elfring
AW VP: Melanie Morrow
Treasurer: Sara Shepard
Volunteers: Ranjana Paintal
Secretary: Joanne Routsolias
 
8th GRADE COMMITTEE GIFT CARD FUNDRAISER CONTINUES!
Help support 8th Grade graduation and our school community by purchasing your gift cards through ShopWithScrip. The new deadline to submit your orders is April 6. Not sure how to get started? Read more.

SILENT AUCTION WINNERS
This year's Silent Auction fundraised $6,914, making it the most successful and lucrative auction of its kind, to-date! Thank you to everyone who actively and enthusiastically bid and congratulations to all of the winners. Winners have been notified via email, so please check to ensure you have been made aware of your winning(s). If you believe that you won an item but have not received an email, please contact susanloren123@gmail.com. Payment can be made to the Avoca PTC via check or cash. Please email Mary Prahl at marysprahl@live.com to arrange a payment & item exchange. A special thanks to all local businesses and individuals who donated towards the auction and for making this popular event possible.                
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When: Thursday, March 12, 6:00 p.m
Where: Avoca West Elementary School, 235 Beech Drive, Glenview, IL 60025
What:  Avoca West Elementary will be holding its annual Kindergarten Parent Information Night in the Avoca West Elementary School Library.  All parents of children who will be five years old by September 1, 2020, are invited to attend.  Mrs. Jessica Hutchison, Principal, and the kindergarten teachers will share information about the kindergarten program.   The evening is intended for parents only.
Please take a moment to provide feedback to the regarding food service at Avoca!  Students in 3rd through 8th grade will have an opportunity to complete their own survey in the upcoming weeks.  If your child is not completing their own survey, please complete this survey with your child so we can gather both of your perspectives.  The survey will be open until March 11, 2020.  Please take the survey here.  
Join us for a presentation on topics including creating boundaries with mobile devices, app awareness, expectations of privacy, dealing with inappropriate content, and online social conflict.

The presentation is FREE and open to the public.
http://bit.ly/digitalparentD39 to Register
Don't Forget!

SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION
OPEN!!!


View the
Summer Enrichment Program Brochure.
Registration is online only through Wilmette D39.
To sign-up for bus transportation, fill out this form for Grades K-3 or this one for Grades 4-7 and submit to Pupil Services, located in Marie Murphy School.

Contact Pupil Services at 847-728-4142 with questions.
APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH!
 

 






 
 
 
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pril brings more than just - it is also Autism Awareness Month. Avoca 37 is proud to show support and embrace the differences of all its learners! Show your support throughout the month with this dedicated spirit wear. All orders must be placed before March 21, 2020. Shop Here: Spirit Shack.  This is not for profit or a fundraiser for the district.  
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DISTRICT EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

Avoca West      Marie Murphy
The following  opportunities are available to Avoca Students through outside organizations:
 
Connelly Martial Arts     Chess-ED    Music Education Services-Band

One Hope United Before and After School Care

 
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

UPDATE - CANCELLATION of tomorrow's FAN speaker (Dr. Madeline Levine, Tuesday, 3/10/20). Dr. Levine has changed her travel schedule so tomorrow night's FAN event is CANCELED. If you are planning to attend any other upcoming FAN events in the near future, PLEASE double check the FAN website for up-to-date information before attending. https://www.familyactionnetwork.net/upcoming-events/

 
White Fragility
When: Monday, March 16, 7-8:30 p.m. at Evanston Township High School Auditorium, 1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201

University of Washington education professor Robin DiAngelo, Ph.D. explores the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged. 

 
TREVIAN DEBATE SUMMER CAMP
Open to New Trier Township incoming 7th & 8th Graders
More Info   Registration

Registration is open on March 23!


March Events!
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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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