Avoca Weekly-October 9, 2018

Avoca Weekly-October 9, 2018
Posted on 10/09/2018
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October 9, 2018

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
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
 
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Upcoming Events

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

SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOLS
The PTC is working with the administration to submit a Safe Routes to School grant. We need your help!!! ...Read More


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

INTERCULTURAL DINNER & TALENT SHOW 2018
Talent Show SIGN UP! 
Please email avocatalentshow@gmail.com by October 5th to hold your spot...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…
... that all Avoca District 37 students (K-8) can not only utilize but also get ‘Resident’ rates at the Wilmette Park District! This includes beach and pool passes! 


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
 
AUTHOR JAKE BURT 
Visiting Marie Murphy on October 17th!

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Jake Burt, Author of Greetings from Witness Protection and his new book, The Right Hook of Devin Velma is visiting the 6th Grade on October 17th at 1:30 p.m..  For an opportunity to purchase a signed copy of one of his books...Read More
 
FAMILY ACTION NETWORK
 
October 12th- "Stamped from the Beginning
Ibram X. Kendi, Ph.D....Read More

October 16th-Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness
Ingrid Fetell Lee...Read More 

October 22nd- After the Education Wars: How Smart Schools Upend the Business of Reform
Andrea Gabor...Read More

 
October 29th- This Imperfect Moment: A Conversation with "Ask Polly" Advice Columnist Heather Havrilesky
Heather Havrilesky...Read More

 
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HIBBARD ROAD UPDATE
Hibbard Road is being paved this week through Wednesday.  Significant travel delays can be expected during afternoon pick-up, consider using Illinois Road at that time...Read the message from the Village  
KEEP READING TO SEE ALL THE NEW EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES!
EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES
Comunità Choir Call Out
Comunità is open to students of all abilities.  An inclusive choir, Comunità is modeled after the High Five Choir at New Trier.  Sign-up today...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

COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
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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