Avoca Weekly-November 27, 2018

Avoca Weekly-November 27, 2018
Posted on 11/27/2018
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November 27, 2018

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
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
 
Get Involved!

Upcoming Events

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)

1/7- School Resumes (Add to calendar)


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

RESCHEDULED: DISC KICK-OFF MEETING
Avoca 37 Diversity Inclusion SubCommittee Kickoff Meeting is being rescheduled due to yesterday’s SNOW DAY...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.

SAVE THE DATE! MOVIE NIGHT
Now showing… “PETER RABBIT”! Mark your calendar for the Avoca West (K-5) Movie Night! Friday, December 7th – 6pm at Marie Murphy School.  

#GIVINGTUESDAY: INNOVATION GRANT FUND DRIVE
Please consider donating to the Innovation Grant  Program. Letters went home in backpacks before the Thanksgiving holiday...Read More

DID YOU KNOW…?
Did you know that Innovation Grant Donations are the primary way for the PTC and its members to bring something new into our schools? The grants help to ensure that Avoca West and Marie Murphy are not only great places for our kids to learn but also help to maintain our school at the forefront of technology and innovative learning!

PTC EXEC BOARD VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK
This week, learn about the PTC's Director of Enrichment, ​Jessica Boyle...Read More
 

5ESSENTIALS SURVEY

Share Your Thoughts via the 5Essentials Survey

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

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!
FAMILY ACTION NETWORK
 
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
December 12th-Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side- Eve L. Ewing Ed.D... Read More
 
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Helpful Links
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
7:30 p.m.- Band Holiday Concert-MM
December 7, 2018
7th Grade Snowflake
December 7, 2018
" target="_blank" style="mso-line-height-rule: exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust: 100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;color: #2BAADF;font-weight: normal;text-decoration: underline;">7:00 p.m. AW Movie Night
December 13, 2018
6:00 p.m.- AW Winter Orchestra Concert
December 14-20, 2018
Marie Murphy Book Fair
December 15, 2018
9:30 a.m. Cookie Swap
December 20, 2018
6:00 p.m.- Public Hearing Amended Budget
6:15 p.m.- Public Hearing Tax Levy

6:30 p.m.- BOE Meeting
December 22- January 6
Winter Break- NO SCHOOL
January 7, 2018
School Resumes
2018-2019 School Year Calendar
Avoca West News
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Marie Murphy News
 
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
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
CHESS-ED
Discounted Registration for MLK Day Kumbaya Chess Workshop open now.  Register here.
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
 
Glenview Park District 
The Glenview Park District had many fun and family friendly activities planned for November.....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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