Avoca Weekly-October 1, 2018

Avoca Weekly-October 1, 2018
Posted on 10/01/2018
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October 1, 2018

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
AVOCA DIFFERENT LEARNERS
PARENT WORKSHOP
October 2nd!
ADL kicks off the school year with a “Sanity School for Parents” workshop with Parent Coaches Cheryl Susman and Yuzu Sasaki...Read More
 
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Upcoming Events

10/8 - NO SCHOOL – Columbus Day (Add to calendar)
10/13- 3rd Grade Party (Add to Calendar)
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)
11/9 - Intercultural Night – Dinner & Talent Show (Add to calendar)

 


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

INTERCULTURAL DINNER & TALENT SHOW 2018
Talent Show SIGN UP! 
Please email avocatalentshow@gmail.com by October 5th to hold your spot...Read More


SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOLS
The PTC is working with the administration to submit a Safe Routes to School grant. We need your help!!! A short survey will be sent home via you child’s back pack.  Please return one per family per school.  For more questions about this initiative, please email: avocaptc@gmail.com

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

AVOCA WEST HALLOWEEN PARADE & CLASSROOM PARTIES
Halloween is coming up! Be on the lookout for emails from your room parents with information and volunteer opportunities. 


I WISH I KNEW…
Did you know that Avoca District 37 parents have an independent Facebook group page to chat and exchange information? https://facebook.com/groups/AvocaD37Families/


SLOW DOWN ON SHERWOOD!
When driving to Avoca West, PLEASE observe the 20 mph speed LIMIT in the neighborhood surrounding the school. Those few seconds you save are not worth endangering the families who walk or ride their bikes to school.  Also note the NO PARKING signs close to the Sherwood/Beech intersection. Between cars and school buses, this is a very tight area and full of blind spots.

KINDERGARTEN & 2nd GRADE PARTY UPDATES 
Our Kindergarten families took great advantage of a nice sunny afternoon under the gorgeous trees of Avoca West Park last Wednesday...Read More

TRICK-OR-TREATING ON HALLOWEEN IS MORE FUN WITH FRIENDS!
An Avoca mom recently approached me with a number of great ideas, one of them was to set trick or treating routes for our kids on Halloween...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 8th- "Comic Book Lessons That Shape How I Lead"
Astro Teller Ph.D....Read More  


October 12th- "Stamped from the Beginning
Ibram X. Kendi, Ph.D....Read More
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FISCAL YEAR 2019 BUDGET
 
On September 20, 2018, the Board approved the Budget for Fiscal Year 2019. Click here to download, or visit the Finance and District Documents page on the district website.
KEEP READING TO SEE ALL THE NEW EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES!
EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES
Give Scouts a Try!
Come to the Cub Scout monthly Pack meeting on Wednesday, October 3, at 6:30 pm in the Community Room (133) at Marie Murphy for free food and entertainment. This is a no-pressure event, and girls are welcome. All Avoca students K-5 may attend
Morning Yoga at Avoca West
Our morning yoga class will help students start the day with a calm and focused energy.  Sign up today...Read More
Multicultural Club at Avoca West
Avoca West is excited to start the Multicultural Club this year the first meeting is October 1st, but there is still time to sign up... 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

Chess-Ed Columbus Day Workshop
Sponsored by Chess-Ed, the annual COLUMBUS DAY CHESS WORKSHOP on MONDAY OCTOBER 8 features high-quality instruction, one-on-one coaching and supervised play time...Read More
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct a national test of the emergency alert system on October 3, 2018...Read More

Parenting in the Digital Age
Join Wilmette School District 39 and the Wilmette Police Department on October 10th for a presentation to help navigate topics such as creating boundaries with mobile devices, watching for potentially dangerous apps...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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