Avoca Weekly-October 14, 2020

Avoca Weekly-October 14, 2020
Posted on 10/14/2020
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OCTOBER 14, 2020


AVOCA WEEKLY 
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10/14/2020
7:00 p.m. ADL- Zoom with Director of Pupil Services
10/21/2020
1/2 Day Student Attendance- Parent Teacher Conference
Early Childhood Screening- By appointment
10/22/2020
1/2 Day Student Attendance- Parent Teacher Conference
6:30 p.m.- Board of Education Meeting
10/23/2020
Teacher Institute Day- No student attendance
10/26/2020
Teacher Planning Day- No student attendance
11/3/2020
Election Day Holiday- No student attendance
11/5/2020
5:30 p.m.- Board of Education Meeting
11/11/2020
7:00 p.m.- PTC Meeting
11/19/2020
6:30 p.m.- Board of Education Meeting
AVOCA
PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL

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Upcoming Events

October 14- 7:45 p.m.-Avoca Different Learners- Zoom with Director of Pupil Services, Kristen Moore
October 21-22- Half day student attendance/Parent Teacher Conferences
October 23- Teacher Institute Day- No Student Attendance
October 26- Teacher Planning Day- No Student Attendance

Information, Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities
 

INNOVATION GRANTS
The 2020-2021 Innovation Grant Committee is seeking two (2) new members to serve on it’s board. The Avoca Innovation Grant committee is tasked with deciding which grant applications, submitted by district staff, will be funded. A two-year commitment is required and the time commitment will include three to four meetings per year.  Innovation Grant Committee Application.  For more information visit here


AVOCA DIFFERENT LEARNERS- Zoom with Director of Pupil Services
Please join us for a Zoom meeting with Kristen Moore, Director of Pupil Services at 7:45pm on Wednesday, Oct. 14th.
ADL is a support and resource group for parents of children with IEPs/504s and with all needs, including ADD, ADHD, anxiety, autism, depression, and dyslexia. We also have members whose children have no formal diagnosis. This event is open to Avoca parents and caregivers.
A Zoom link will be sent to you when you RSVP by contacting parent leaders: Louise Dechovitz, louise111@gmail.com or Helen Lucaitis, 312-550-2077.

 
PTC Membership Dues - Pay Online Today!
Your $25 annual membership gets you access to our AtoZ Directory, where community parents come to get the answers and information they need for all things school-related. Pay online here.  

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK- NEW! 
Check out the new Official PTC Facebook page.
   
Follow the Avoca PTC on Facebook & Instagram!
AVOCA FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM
Effective October 12, 2020, free lunch service if available to all district children under 18 years of age  Parents no longer need to pre-order lunch.    Students participating in Remote Learning are also able to pick-up food supplies on Mondays for the week.  All students can receive a free lunch.  Please read here for more details. 
 
For additional information regarding lunch service at Avoca, please visit our website at www.avoca37.org/lunch
Below you will find links to help you navigate all the new procedures and practices in place for the start of the school year.  Thank you for your flexibility and understanding while we revise and improve as we learn and grow through the first weeks of student attendance!

HYBRID & REMOTE LEARNING HUB

RETURN TO SCHOOL RESOURCE GUIDE 

RETURN TO SCHOOL PROTOCOL GUIDE

RETURN TO SCHOOL FAQ


STEPS FOR SELF-CERTIFICATION (ENGLISH)(SPANISH)

 
 The FY 21 Budget was approved on September 24, 2020.
The next regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting is on October 8, 2020 at beginning with the public hearing referenced above.  Due to phase four restrictions, no public audience will be permitted to attend the meeting, however, you can watch a livestream of  this meeting at www.avoca37.org.

 
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DISTRICT EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

ALL AVOCA EXTRACURRICULAR CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN
CANCELLED OR POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 
The following  opportunities are available to Avoca Students through outside organizations:
 
  Chess-ED    Music Education Services-Band

One Hope United Before and After School Care

 
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

UPCOMING FAN EVENTS: 
 
OCTOBER 18, 2020
Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change
MAGGIE SMITH interviewed by 
MEGAN STIELSTRA
REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
bit.ly/SmithFANWebinar


Wilmette Historical Musem
FREE FAMILY FUN ACTIVITY
History Mystery 
Runs through October 31!

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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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