Avoca Weekly-November 12, 2018

Avoca Weekly-November 12, 2018
Posted on 11/12/2018
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November 12, 2018

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
THANK YOU, VETERANS!
Avoca School District 37 extends deep gratitude to all of the veterans in our community.  Thank you for your service and sacrifice for our freedom!
 
For the 12th year in a row, Avoca hosted a Veterans Day Breakfast, hosted by the Avoca West Student Ambassadors.   This year was another memorable success.  Thank you to the students and staff that made this celebration possible!  
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Upcoming Events

11/19-23-No School- Happy Thanksgiving! (Add to calendar)
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)

 


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

SHOP NOW! SPIRIT WEAR HOLIDAY SALE ENDS NOV. 16th!
Would you like to get a head start on your holiday shopping?...Read More

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.

ISO SNOWFLAKE VOLUNTEERS (7th GRADE PROGRAM)
Looking for 7th grade parents to volunteer for the Snowflake event taking place December 7th.  Contact Emily Patten at 312-399-3859 if interested.

SAVE THE DATE! MOVIE NIGHT
Mark your calendar for the Avoca West (K-5) Movie Night! Friday, December 7th – 6pm at Marie Murphy School. 
 
DID YOU KNOW…?
…the 3rd Grade students pick the MOVIE NIGHT movie each year.  Stay tuned to find out what they chose!

GRACIAS, ΕΥΧΑΡΙΣΤΩ, 고맙습니다, KÖSZÖNÖM, धन्यवाद, THANK YOU!!
The Intercultural Dinner and Talent Show committee members would like to thank the entire Avoca community...Read More

PTC EXEC BOARD SPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK
Please meet the PTC Director of Fundraising, Susan Lovell...Read More

FAMILY ACTION NETWORK
 
November 13th- The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives-
William Stixrud, Ph.D. and Ned Johnson...Read More

 
November 28th- The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas are Setting Up a Generation for Failure- Greg Lukianoff...Read More

December 5th-Know Thyself: Using Your Uniqueness to Create Success - Karamo Brown... Read More
New Trier Township presents...
FINDING BALANCE 
Understanding How Parental Controls on iOS Devices Can Help Our Students
 
All New Trier Township parents are welcome to attend to this FREE event on November 29th at 6:30 p.m. at the New Trier Winnetka Campus.... Read More
 
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November 12, 2018
8:30 a.m.- Veterans Day Breakfast
November 15, 2018
6:30 p.m. Board of Education Meeting
November 19-23, 2018
No Student Attendance-Thanksgiving Break
November 29, 2018
6:30 p.m. NT Parent Tech Night-Finding Balance
December 6, 2018
5:30 p.m.-COTW Meeting
December 7, 2018
7th Grade Snowflake
December 7, 2018
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2018-2019 School Year Calendar
Avoca West News
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Marie Murphy News
 
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!
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
SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS
CANDIDATE CALL-OUT!
The Avoca Caucus is seeking potential School Board candidates to run in the next School Board election in April, 2019. There will be 3 open positions on the ballot and candidates will need to file In December. If interested, please contact avocacaucus@gmail.com for more information. A school board member must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of Avoca District 37.  Election information is also available from the Illinois State Board of Elections. 
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

COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
 
Glenview Park District 
The Glenview Park District had many fun and family friendly activities planned for November.....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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