Avoca Weekly-October 22, 2019

Avoca Weekly-October 22, 2019
Posted on 10/22/2019
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October 22, 2019


AVOCA WEEKLY 
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Upcoming Events

10/22 -10/24 - Book Fair
10/31 - Avoca Halloween Parties & Parade
11/6 - PTC Meeting
11/15- Intercultural Night & Talent Show


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities
 
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

LOU MALNATI'S GIVEBACK FUNDRAISER - OCTOBER 23
Make dinner easy during parent-teacher conferences! Mention Avoca District fundraiser when you order out from Lou Malnati's Pizzeria on Wednesday, October 23 and a portion of the proceeds will be donated back to support the 8th grade graduation fundraising effort. (Excludes online ordering. Must mention Avoca when placing order.) See details here

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

INTERCULTURAL DINNER & TALENT SHOW- NOVEMBER 15TH!
Don't miss this beloved Avoca event!  Click on the flyer to download your copy to RSVP and learn more about how to participate!

Follow the Avoca PTC on Instagram!
BOARD OF EDUCATION

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Avoca  News

The final FY 2019-2020 Budget has been approved by the Board of Education and is now available for viewing.
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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.
2019-2020 Early Childhood Developmental Screening Dates
 
Avoca School District 37 offers free screenings to district residents, ages 2 ½ to 5, who may have delays in their development. Upcoming dates include Thursday, October 24, 2019; Monday, January 6, 2020; Monday, March 30, 2020.  Make your appointment today. Read More
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Avoca is looking for substitute teachers and part-time bus drivers!  Apply today!

 
DISTRICT EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

Avoca West      Marie Murphy
Comunità Choir
Comunità (pronounced “co-mu-ni-TA”, Italian for “community”) starts this week! This ensemble is open to students of all abilities. Comunità meets on Monday mornings at 7:30 in the Avoca West music room. Please contact Elizabeth Weismehl (weismehle@avoca37.org) for further information.Read More 

MARIE MURPHY BOWLING CLUB

Bowling Club is new at Marie Murphy this year!  We will be bowling once a month after school at the Wilmette Bowling Center. All interested students should see Mrs. Brown or Ms. Bodzewski to sign up. 
Our first three outings are scheduled for 3:30-5 pm on:
Monday, November 11
Monday, December 16

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 29     Dec 3
Nov 12      Dec 17
Jan 7       Jan 21

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

 
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
 
"State of the Village" Biennial Dinner on Nov. 6
Please join the League of Women Voters of Wilmette for the biennial "State of the Village" Dinner on Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Wilmette Golf Club.  You must purchase a ticket to attend...Read More

 
Parent-Only Vaping Information Meetings
 
November 14, 7:00 p.m.-  Wilmette Jr. High partners with LEAD to provide families with more information about vaping as well as strategies on how to approach the topic with children...Read More

UPCOMING EVENTS
 
The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Disadvantaged Students
ANTHONY ABRAHAM JACK, PH.D.
Oct 23 2019  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Alice Millar Chapel at Northwestern University

Year of the Monkey: An Evening with Patti Smith
PATTI SMITH
Oct 26 2019  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Evanston Township High School 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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