Avoca Weekly-March 11, 2019

Avoca Weekly-March 11, 2019
Posted on 03/11/2019
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March 11, 2019

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
The Sizzlin' Strings Orchestra Festival
The Sizzlin' Strings Orchestra Festival will be held on Tuesday March 12th at Marie Murphy School, 7:00pm for family and friends. On Wednesday March 13th the orchestras perform again at 9:00am for grades 3-8. The festival features Avoca West's Concert String and Chamber Orchestras along with all the Marie Murphy Orchestras. 
Kindergarten PARENT Info Night!
When: March 14, 2019, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Avoca West Elementary, 235 Beech Drive, Glenview
Who:  Parents of children that will be turning 5 prior to September 1, 2019 
What: Learn more about the Avoca West Kindergarten Program, meet the teachers, & begin the enrollment process.
Come hear the band play! 
Washburne/Glencoe/Marie Murphy Combined Concert
 
When:  Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 7:00 PM  
Where:  Washburne School, 515 Hibbard Rd, Winnetka, IL 
COMMUNICATION COMMITTEE EXPANDING!
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.  
5Essentials Survey
Closes on Friday! 
The 5Essentials Survey window was extended until March 15, 2019, the more feedback we receive from you, the more reliable the information presented will be!  Please take a moment to complete this very important survey.  

You can find more information regarding the 5Essentials via this link.
Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback!
Get Involved!

Upcoming Events

3/14 - Different Learners Parents Night Out (Add to calendar)
3/20-21 - Parent-Teacher Conferences-1/2 Day student attendance (Add to calendar)
3/22-31 - NO SCHOOL! Spring Break! (Add to Calendar)
4/12- Avoca West Kids Night Out (Add to calendar)


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

AVOCA DIFFERENT LEARNERS – PARENTS NIGHT OUT 
Don't miss the opportunity to meet with other parents for a night of support and networking, March 14th at 7:00 p.m.... Read More

SAVE THE DATE: 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 friends!! 


STILL TIME TO DONATE!!!
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
8th Grade Graduation Fundraiser
Lou Malnati's Give Back Event
Just in time for Parent/Teacher Conferences, skip cooking for a night and help support the 8th Grade Graduation....Read More
Avoca Student Ambassadors 
FOOD DRIVE
The Student Ambassadors are holding a food drive at Avoca West. It will benefit the Northfield Township Food Pantry.  Donations being collected until March 21... Read More
4th Grade Girl Scout Troop 45520
Connections for the Homeless Community Service Project

 
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.
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
Early Childhood Screening 
Avoca Community Preschool and the Avoca Pupil Services Department are offering a free early childhood developmental screening to district residents on April 1, 2019.  Call Dawn Scaramuzza at 847-728-4142 to set your appointment...Read More
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KEEP READING TO SEE ALL THE NEW EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES!
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
NEW TRIER WINTER CARNIVAL!!!
When: Friday, March 15th, 5:30-9:00 p.m.
Where: New Trier High Cchool, Winnetka Campus
More Info!
FAMILY ACTION NETWORK
Upcoming Events
Be Fearless: 5 Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose
Jean Case
Interviewer: Sally Blount, Ph.D.
Monday, Mar. 11, 2019, 7:00 PM
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium, 7 Happ Rd., Northfield, IL 60093

Eight Dates: An Intimate Conversation with John and Julie Gottman
Interviewer: Eli J. Finkel, Ph.D.
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2019, 7:00 PM
Evanston Township High School Auditorium, 1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
AND
Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019, 9:00-10:30 AM
Hilton Orrington Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 1710 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
1.5 CEUs granted. CEU registration HERE.
Glenview Park District 
Check out the latest events and programs for March.....Read More

LWV- 2019 Municipal Election Candidate Forums- Taking place on Saturday March 16th.  To see the schedule...Read More.
Wilmette Historial Musem- Bring the kids to  Design your Dream Home on March 17, 2019.
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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