Avoca Weekly-September 17, 2018

Avoca Weekly-September 17, 2018
Posted on 09/17/2018
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September 17, 2018

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
AVOCA RESPONDS: See something? Say something!
In light of recent Wilmette news, Avoca reminds everyone, "if you see something, say something.... Read More
REMINDER: No School Wednesday!
 
Avoca School buildings will be closed on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 in observance of  Yom Kippur.  Classes resume  on Thursday, September 20, 2018.
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Upcoming Events

9/19- NO SCHOOL- Yom Kippur Holiday (Add to calendar)
9/22- 8th Grade Car Wash (Rain date 9/29) (Add to calendar)
9/27- Walk Bike Wilmette Community Open House (Add to calendar)


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

PTC DUES & AtoZ ONLINE SCHOOL DIRECTORY
Don't forget to pay your PTC dues to continue to enjoy the online AtoZ directory...Read More

NEW THIS YEAR: GRADE PARTIES for AVOCA WEST FAMILIES
The PTC is piloting a new event this year with the Avoca West families! Check out the dates for your child's grade... Read More

INTERCULTURAL DINNER & TALENT SHOW 2018
It’s that time of year to sign up your child for the talent show...Read More

BIKE WALK WILMETTE (AND CROSSING GUARDS NEAR OUR SCHOOLS!)
The Village of Wilmette is in the process of creating a Master Bike & Active Transportation Plan to improve walking and biking in the area...Read More

ICE CREAM SOCIAL SUCCESS!
Thank you to the staff and PTC Executive Board members who helped plan and set up this year's Ice Cream Social and Volunteer Fair! A special thank you goes out to all parents who have graciously signed up as volunteers for upcoming PTC events throughout the 2018-19 school year! We cannot do this without you! There will be more opportunities to register as a volunteer, please review all planned PTC events on our website (subject to change) www.avocaptc.org/volunteer-opportunities/  and send us an email with events that interest you (avocaptc@gmail.com)! Additionally, we will send out invitations via Sign-Up Genius closer to upcoming school events. 
 

Bike & Active Transportation Plan Open House
Residents of Wilmette are invited to attend an open house On September 27th, to discuss walking and biking as a part of Wilmette's Master Bike & Active Transportation Plan... Read More
FAMILY ACTION NETWORK
 
September 24th- "The Class: A Life-Changing Teacher, His World-Changing Kids, and the Most Inventive Classroom in America"
Heather Won Tesoriero... Read More

September 28th- "How to be a Happier Parent: Raising a Family, Having a Life, and Loving (Almost) Every Minute"
KJ Dell'Antonia... Read More

October 1st- "One Person, No Vote: Examining the History of Voter Suppression"  Carol Anderson, Ph.D....Read More
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
 
Check out the open positions listed on our district  
Employment Page!   
Please spread the word or apply today to join our wonderful school staff!
EXTRA CURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES
Comunità Choir Call Out
Comunità (pronounced “co-mu-ni-TA”, Italian for “community”) is a choir open to students of all abilities in grades 1-5 and registration is open for the 2018-19 school year...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

Chess-Ed Columbus Day Workshop
Sponsored by Chess-Ed, the annual COLUMBUS DAY CHESS WORKSHOP on MONDAY OCTOBER 8 features high-quality instruction, one-on-one coaching and supervised play time...Read More
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
 
Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct a national test of the emergency alert systemon September 20, 2018...Read More

Vintage Car Show at the Wilmette Historical Museum
The Wilmette Historical Museum hosts its annual Vintage Car show on September 23rd...Read More
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 ascreating boundaries with mobile devices, watching for potentially dangerous apps...Read More

Bike & Active Transportation Plan Open House
Residents of Wilmette are invited to attend an open house On September 27th, to discuss walking and biking as a part of Wilmette's Master Bike & Active Transportation Plan... 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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