Avoca Weekly-October 15, 2018

Avoca Weekly-October 15, 2018
Posted on 10/15/2018
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October 15, 2018

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
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Upcoming Events

10/19 - School Picture Re-Take Day (Add to calendar)
10/19 - MM Halloween Dance (Add to calendar)
10/23-25 - Avoca West Book Fair (Add to calendar)
10/24-25 - Half Days – School Conferences (Add to calendar)
10/26 - NO SCHOOL – Teacher Institute Day (Add to calendar)
10/31 - AW Halloween Parade (Add to calendar)
11/7- PTC Meeting (Add to calendar)
11/9 - Intercultural Night – Dinner & Talent Show (Add to calendar)

 


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOLS
We need your help!!! Surveys accepted through Parent/Teacher Conferences ...Read More


AVOCA WEST BOOK FAIR
Save the dates, the Avoca West Book Fair will be held October 23-25... Read More

INTERCULTURAL DINNER & TALENT SHOW 2018
Save the Date: Friday, November 9th at Marie Murphy – 6pm...Read More

AVOCA WEST HALLOWEEN PARADE & CLASSROOM PARTIES
Check out the information regarding party times, volunteer check-in and rules for this beloved celebration...Read More


CLASS PARTY UPDATES!
The 2nd and 3rd Grade classes had a wonderful time connecting at their grade party, they have memories and photos to share... Read More

I WISH I KNEW…
Did you know that parents can be present in school during certain school events? One of those days is coming up, Halloween! Don't worry if you didn't sign up as a volunteer, you can participate as a visitor in the classroom during the party and outside school during the parade! For more information please refer to your room parents' recent emails.


TRICK-OR-TREATING ON HALLOWEEN IS MORE FUN WITH FRIENDS!
If you like to meet other families and go trick or treating together, come to the Halloween House...Read 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
 
FAMILY ACTION NETWORK
 
 
October 16th-Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness
Ingrid Fetell Lee...Read More 

October 22nd- After the Education Wars: How Smart Schools Upend the Business of Reform
Andrea Gabor...Read More

 
October 29th- This Imperfect Moment: A Conversation with "Ask Polly" Advice Columnist Heather Havrilesky
Heather Havrilesky...Read More

 
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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 Education. 
KEEP READING TO SEE ALL THE NEW EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES!
EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES
Comunità Choir Call Out
Comunità is open to students of all abilities.  An inclusive choir, Comunità is modeled after the High Five Choir at New Trier.  Sign-up today...Read More

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
Haunted House and Halloween Party!- Prepare to be tricked and treated at Glenview Youth Services on Friday October 26th and Saturday October 27th from 5-8pm. 3080 W Lake Ave Glenview. $7 per person pre ordered at (visit:ysgn.org), or $10 at the door...Read More
Glenview Park District 
The Glenview Park District had many fun and family friendly activities planned for the fall.....Read More

Radon Awareness
The Cook County Department of Environment and Sustainability would like to share information with you about the health risks of radon and how you can protect your family... 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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