Avoca Weekly- September 4, 2019

Avoca Weekly- September 4, 2019
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September 4, 2019


AVOCA WEEKLY 
Helpful Links
 
 

September 2, 2019
NO SCHOOL- Labor Day
September 3, 2019
Kindergarten Full Day
September 4-5, 2019
Preschool Conferences & Screenings
September 4, 2019
MM Parent Orientation Night
September 5, 2019
5:30 p.m.- COTW Meeting
September 12, 2019
Ice Cream Social
September 30
Rosh Hashanah - Holiday (No School)

Upcoming Events

9/4 - MM Parent Orientation Night 
9/12 - Ice Cream Social/Meet & Greet/Volunteer Fair

9/16 - Picture Day 


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities
 
9/12 - Ice Cream Social, Volunteer Fair, and Family Meet and Greet 
Held outside on school grounds on September 12, the Ice Cream Social is a perfect opportunity to meet other parents, staff, and students in an informal setting. Learn about volunteer opportunities throughout the year and place your orders for spirit wear. 

9/16 - Picture Day
Come in for an hour or two to help usher the kids to and from the gym and to assist the photographer. Avoca West Picture Day is September 16. If you are interested in volunteering, sign up here.
Instructional & Technology Fees Due 9/15
If you have not done so yet, please pay your 2019-2020 Instructional and Technology fees. The final deadline is to receive a discount is September 15. For cost and other payment option information, please click here
DISTRICT EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

Avoca West      Marie Murphy
 
Marie Murphy Table Tennis -  Tuesdays 3:20 pm - 4:00 pm in the Community Room
First Semester Dates
Sept 17     Dec 3
Oct 1    Dec 17
Oct 15    Jan 7
Oct 29    Jan 21
Nov 12

Cub Scouts Pack 7 officially begins Tuesday, September 17, at 6:30 pm in the Community Room (133) at Marie Murphy. All Avoca students K-5 are welcome. Yearly dues are only $70. You may join after September 4. Please contact Stu Weisberg for more information at stusnew2014@gmail.com.
Marie Murphy Choir will have its first meeting after school on Thursday, September 5th in Mr. Hammond's classroom (141). Choir will meet from 3:30-4:15 PM. No audition or prior experience is necessary. Everyone is welcome! Choir can be flexible, and students can be involved in other extra-curricular activities and still be in choir. E-mail Mr. Hammond at hammondd@avoca37.org if you cannot attend the meeting but would still like to be in choir.

OTHER EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES
The following  opportunities are available to Avoca Students through outside organizations:
 

COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
 
Avoca is helping to build a library and global connectedness!

We are excited to welcome Kim Phuc & Nick Ut to our district to present to 4th-8th graders on Tuesday, September 10th!

From 6:30-7:30 PM on 9/10, Kim and Nick will be at The Book Stall in Winnetka. The Bookstall is generously donating 20% of ALL sales that day to our library project, so a great time to stock up on books and gifts, while supporting education!

On September 11th, we'd love to see many parents join us for our fundraising event, "An Evening with Kim Phuc: A Celebration of Peace and Mindfulness!" (Use QR code on image to purchase tickets.) We are looking for a few students 3rd grade and up that might be interested in serving as volunteer Jr. Peace Ambassadors during this event. Students would be assisting with the Silent Auction and the 50/50 raffle.


For more information, please email Avoca West ITC Director, Ms. Geidner at geidners@avoca37.org.

 


Girls and boys 6th Grade & Up are invited to come to the Troop 2 Meeting on Tuesday, September 10th at 7:30 pm to learn more about the adventures and opportunities that await in the great outdoors! (No previous Scout experience required). 
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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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