Avoca Weekly- May 6, 2019

Avoca Weekly- May 6, 2019
Posted on 05/06/2019
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May 6, 2019

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
Wilmette Avenue Road Closure
 
The Village of Glenview is set to begin underground work on Wilmette Avenue east of Harms Road on Monday, May 6th, 2019.

The Village of Glenview provided the district with the following information...Read More
Comunità Performance
Comunità, Avoca West's inclusive choir for all learners, will be singing at the New Trier High Five Concert on Friday, May 10 at 11:00 a.m. at Gaffney Auditorium at 385 Winnetka Ave.  Please join us for this special event involving over 100 students, grades 1-12, from Avoca West, Wilmette Junior High and New Trier.  To reserve seats please contact Elizabeth Weismehl at weismehle@avoca37.org.
 
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Upcoming Events

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)
5/29 - 4th & 5th Grade Olympics (Add to calendar)
6/6- Field Day for 1st-3rd Graders (Add to calendar)

6/14 - Last Day of School (Add to calendar)


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

NEW PTC EXEC BOARD MEMBERS
Membership: Melissa Schiffman
Innovation Grants: Ann Heinz
Communications: Susan Lovell
Fundraising: Kristen Barry


AVOCA WEST 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.  Order online today...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.
Author, Nathan Hale, Coming to Avoca!
 
The PTC and Avoca are sponsoring Author, Nathan Hale, to visit both Avoca Schools on May 14th! To learn more and order an autographed book...Read More
Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

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

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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.
KEEP READING TO SEE ALL THE NEW EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES!
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
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Upcoming Events

 
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
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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