Avoca Weekly-October 29, 2018

Avoca Weekly-October 29, 2018
Posted on 10/29/2018
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October 29, 2018

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
Avoca 37 Diversity-Inclusive Initiative 
 Join us at the PTC General Member meeting on November 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the Avoca West ITC to learn more and get involved with the Avoca 37 Diversity-Inclusive Initiative...Read More
Get Involved!

Upcoming Events

10/31 - AW Halloween Parade (Add to calendar)
11/1- AW Color Crew-Wear your colors!! (Add to calendar)
11/7- PTC Meeting (Add to calendar)
11/9 - Intercultural Night – Dinner & Talent Show (Add to calendar)

11/12- Veterans Day Breakfast (RSVP!) (Add to calendar)
11/19-23-No School- Thanksgiving Break (Add to calendar)


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

AVOCA WEST HALLOWEEN PARADE & CLASSROOM PARTIES
Parent Volunteers: if you are not yet in the Raptor system at the front office, if at all possible, try to pop in to the school office and have your ID scanned so you don't have to wait in line that day...Read More


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

INTERCULTURAL DINNER & TALENT SHOW 2018
Please note that RSVP forms are now past due. If you have not returned your form to school, please do so right away...Read More


THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
Last week was a busy one for our faithful parent volunteers. Big thanks to everyone who helped with providing lunches and selling books!...Read More

ISO SNOWFLAKE VOLUNTEERS (7th GRADE PROGRAM)
Looking for 7th grade parents to volunteer for the Snowflake event taking place December 7th.  Contact Emily Patten at 312-399-3859 if interested.

BOX TOPS
Keep collecting those box tops! We will be collecting them from you later in the year, but they do pay off. Last year, the Box Tops collected by Avoca West and Marie Murphy families brought in almost $500 for our schools! What are Box Tops? https://www.boxtops4education.com/
 

Intercultural Night Folk Dancing  
New this year! Following the Intercultural Dinner and Talent Show on November 9th you and your families are invited to join Ms. Weismehl on the gym floor for folk dancing! No experience necessary.  Dances will be selected from those learned in General Music classes this fall.  Come see what all the fun is about!
12th ANNUAL VETERANS DAY BREAKFAST
All Veterans and their families are invited to join the Student Ambassadors at Avoca West Elementary School for the 12th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast!...Read More

When: November 12, 2018
Where: Avoca West Elementary School, 235 Beech Drive, Glenview, IL 60025
RSVP: 847-724-6800 or donoghuec@avoca37.org 
 
FAMILY ACTION NETWORK

October 29th- This Imperfect Moment: A Conversation with "Ask Polly" Advice Columnist Heather Havrilesky
Heather Havrilesky...Read More
 
November 5th- Heritage Baking: An Evening with Hewn's Head Baker Ellen King...Read More

November 13th- The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives-
William Stixrud, Ph.D. and Ned Johnson...Read More

 
November 28th- The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas are Setting Up a Generation for Failure- Greg Lukianoff...Read More
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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
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 Elections. 
KEEP READING TO SEE ALL THE NEW EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES!
EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES
 
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
 
Glenview Park District 
The Glenview Park District had many fun and family friendly activities planned for November.....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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