Avoca Weekly-October 8, 2019

Avoca Weekly-October 8, 2019
Posted on 10/08/2019
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October 8, 2019


AVOCA WEEKLY 
REMINDER!

School will be in session on on Columbus Day, Monday, October 14th!
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Upcoming Events

10/21-10/24 - Book Fair
10/31 - Avoca Halloween Parties & Parade 


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities
 
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

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!
Do you have a talent to share with the district?  Email AvocaTalentShow@gmail.com to enter!  Please plan to attend this beloved district event...Read More
 


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BOARD OF EDUCATION

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Board Notifications
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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.
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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DISTRICT EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

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Comunità Choir
 Comunità (pronounced “co-mu-ni-TA”, Italian for “community”) starts on October 21! 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 3:30-5pm on:
Monday, October 14
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 15      Dec 3
  Oct 29      Dec 17
Nov 12    Jan 7
   Jan 21

The following  opportunities are available to Avoca Students through outside organizations:
 
Fair Play: A System for Domestic Rebalance
EVE RODSKY
Oct 14 2019  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium

Grown & Flown: How to Support Your Teen, Stay Close as a Family, and Raise Independent Adults
LISA HEFFERNAN AND MARY DELL HARRINGTON
Oct 15 2019  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium

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

GLENVIEW PARK DISTRICT

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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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