Avoca Weekly-October 1, 2019

Avoca Weekly-October 1, 2019
Posted on 10/01/2019
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October 1, 2019


AVOCA WEEKLY 
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Upcoming Events

10/7- DISC Meeting
10/21-10/24
- Book Fair

10/31 - Avoca Halloween Parties & Parade 


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities
 
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION MEETING (DISC)- 10/7 7:00 p.m.- AW ITC
October 7th, 7:00 p.m.- Everyone is welcome regardless. We will discuss ways to celebrate our diversity, engage new members and learn more about our communities. 

AUTHOR VISIT: DAVID BIEDRZYCKI AT AVOCA WEST OCTOBER 7TH
The PTC has generously provided funds to bring author/illustrator David Biedrzycki to Avoca West on October 7th. Order forms for a signed copy of one of his works. Forms are due September 25th.


PICTURE DAY
Place your picture orders using the code "EVTDCWV82," here. Picture retakes will be October 18, 2019, if you elect to do so. 

 
In collaboration with Anderson's Book Store, the PTC will host a Book Fair in the Avoca West ITC this October. Volunteers are needed from October 18-25... Read More

HALLOWEEN PARTIES 
Something wonderful this way comes as we near our Halloween festivities. Be on the lookout for specific event details from your classroom parents. Marie Murphy will observe the holiday on October 18, and Avoca West on October 31. Volunteers for class parties must sign up for a name tag, here

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DON'T MISS THIS IMPORTANT OPPORTUNITY...
 
New Superintendent, Dr. Kaine Osburn, is hosting a state of the district forum to introduce himself and highlight focal points that motivate his work. Additionally, he will outline the current financial state of the district. Most importantly, he will seek feedback from you about how to approach our budget and expenditure decisions...Read More.
BOARD OF EDUCATION

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Avoca  News

The final  FY 2019-2020 Budget is available for viewing and has been approved by the Board of Education. 
Instructional & Technology Fees

If you have not done so yet, please pay your 2019-2020 Instructional and Technology fees. For cost and other payment option information, please click here
The Viking Fund
The Viking Fund provides families facing hardship with financial support to cover all or part of Avoca's athletic, Science Olympiad, band and school play fees. With the help of the community, our students will be able to continue to participate in these activities. To donate to The Viking Fund, please download this form and submit it to the Business Office to the attention of Beth Dever.  

Avoca is considered a charitable organization for tax purposes.
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DISTRICT EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

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Band at Avoca
Band classes are underway! Students (NEWLY INTERESTED & FORMER) are still able to enroll.  Find out how and join in the fun...Read More

 
Marie Murphy Table Tennis
Tuesdays 3:20 pm - 4:00 pm in the Community Room
First Semester Dates
Oct 1     Dec 3
Oct 15      Dec 17
Oct 29   Jan 7
Nov 12   Jan 21

Got Talent ?? Show it off at the Intercultural Dinner & Talent Show on November 15, 2019. 


Email AvocaTalentShow@gmail.com by October 5th.

Group acts encouraged. Any type of performance is welcome.

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

One Hope United Before and After School Care

 
OTHER EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES
 
School of the Art Institute of Chicago - Classes for students ages 10 & Under from February 2 - April 14 and are weekly on Saturdays or Sundays. They offer 3D Animation, Art &Technology, Creative Writing, Fashion, Drawing, and Video Game Design! Registration is available now. For more information about spring courses for almost any age, visit our website here.

COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES


UPCOMING EVENTS
 
Grand Rounds: Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive
MARC BRACKETT, PH.D.
October 1, 2019  9:00 am - 10:30 am AND 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium

GLENVIEW PARK DISTRICT

OCTOBER EVENTS
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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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