Avoca Weekly - June 3, 2021

Avoca Weekly - June 3, 2021
Posted on 06/03/2021
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June 3, 2021 
Helpful Links

District Calendar
6/3/2021
AW Beginning Strings & Suzuki Strings Performances
6/8/2021
Preschool-Last Day of Student Attendance
6/10/2021
Last Full Day of Student Attendance 
6/10/2021
Finance Committee Meeting
6/11/2021
Remote Learning Planning Day (Student Non-Attendance Day)
6/16/2021 
School Term Ends
6/17/2021
Board of Education Meeting 
UPCOMING EVENTS

6/3 - 1st Grade Beginning Strings Performance (5:00-5:30 p.m.) 
6/3 - Grades 2-5 Suzuki Strings Performance (6:00-6:30 p.m.)


District Information, Event Details, and Volunteer Opportunities 

ABC Countdown 

  • Thursday (6/3): U = U.S.A. Day 
  • Friday (6/4): V = Video Day 
  • Monday (6/7) W = Wacky Hair Day 🤪
  • Tuesday (6/8) X = X-tra Recess/Brain Break 🧠
  • Wednesday (6/9) Y = Year-End Fun 
  • Thursday (6/10) Z = Zoom on Out the Door (Last Day of Student Attendance) 

Marie Murphy School Summer Reading Book Fair 
When: June 7-14, 2021

The Winnetka Book Stall is hosting a virtual book fair for Marie Murphy School with a focus on summer reading titles. The Book Stall will provide a 20% give-back donation for all sales marked for the Marie Murphy School Book Fair during this shopping window. For more information regarding the Book Fair or to start your order, click here

Browse:
• MM Summer Reading Selections
• The Book Stall’s recommendations for fantastic, age-appropriate books
• Fantastic adult books 
• Fun games, puzzles, and other non-book items

Fulfillment Options:
• Front Door Pick-Up
• Shipping
• Local Delivery
(Note: School Pick-Up is not an option for this book fair) 


2021-2022 School Supplies
School supply lists are available for the upcoming school year. You may also elect to order school supply packs through EPI. For more information, visit the School Supply page. 

Explore Avoca's COVID-19 response, guidance and resources as the district continues to maximize the safety and health of its students, staff, and school community during the coronavirus pandemic. This dedicated website serves as the central location for all COVID-related communications from the District. Check back regularly for the most updated information. 
AVOCA FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM 
 
Free meal pick-ups from Marie Murphy Middle School (2921 Illinois Road, Wilmette, IL 60091) will continue through the summer every Monday from 8:00-10:30 a.m. and again from 2:00-4:00 p.m. For additional information regarding lunch service at Avoca, please visit our website here.

MM & AW LUNCH MENUS - JUNE 2021
MEAL PICK-UP DATES/TIMES - JUNE 2021
June 8, 2021  8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
*Registration is required to receive a personal Zoom link for all of the below events.
*These events will be recorded and available later on F.A.N.'s website and YouTube channel.

The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America
Monday, June 7, 2021 |  7-8 PM
A FAN webinar featuring Carol Anderson, Ph.D., in conversation with Heather Cox Richardson, Ph.D., Professor of History at Boston College and an expert on American political and economic history, discussing the history and impact of the Second Amendment, how it was designed, and how it has consistently been constructed to keep African Americans powerless and vulnerable.
Register here
BONUS AFTER-HOURS EVENT: Attendees who purchase a copy of The Second from FAN’s partner bookseller The Book Stall are invited to attend an AFTER-HOURS event hosted by Prof. Anderson that will start immediately after the webinar. Details on the webinar registration page.

Letters to My White Male Friends: A Conversation with Dax-Devlon Ross, J.D.
Thursday, June 17, 2021 | 7-8 PM
Mr. Ross will be in conversation with Marcus Campbell, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent/Principal at Evanston Township High School D202 in Evanston, IL, narrating his compelling personal story. An examination of what it means to be the first generation raised after the civil rights movement, and actionable steps toward repairing harm and taking just action. 
Register here
BONUS AFTER-HOURS EVENT:
Attendees who purchase a copy of Letter to My White Male Friends from FAN’s partner bookseller The Book Stall are invited to attend an AFTER-HOURS event hosted by Mr. Ross and Dr. Campbell that will start immediately after the webinar. Details on the webinar registration page.


"Can You Solve This Wilmette History Mystery?"
A Free Family Fun Activity 
Complete at your own pace, June 19 – August 14, 2021

Kids will have fun putting on their detective caps again this summer for Wilmette History Mystery, Vol. 2!  From June 19th to August 14th, families can follow a trail of clues and investigate a bit of local history on foot, bikes, or in the car. Kids aged 13 and younger who solve the mystery will receive a coupon for a free individual pizza generously donated by Lou Malnati’s and be entered into a raffle for a prize from the Wilmette Historical Museum gift shop. Pick up activity booklets outside the Museum entrance, 609 Ridge Road, at the Wilmette Public Library Youth Services Department, or download them at www.wilmettehistory.org. For further information, call (847) 853-7666 or email museum@wilmette.com.

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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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