Avoca Weekly-September 11, 2018

Avoca Weekly-September 11, 2018
Posted on 09/11/2018
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September 11, 2018

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
I SCREAM, YOU SCREAM, WE ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM!
 
The PTC would like to invite all families to the annual Ice Cream Social and Volunteer Fair taking place on September 13th from 5-7 p.m. in the Avoca West Park...Read More.
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Upcoming Events

9/13- Ice Cream Social (Add to calendar)
9/17- Picture Day (both schools) (Add to calendar)
9/19- NO SCHOOL- Yom Kippur Holiday (Add to calendar)
9/22- 8th Grade Car Wash (Rain date 9/29) (Add to calendar)


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

SALE ENDS FRIDAY! SPIRIT WEAR – SHOP NOW!
Spirit Wear Sales are underway!  You have until September 14th to place your order.....Read More

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

SAY CHEESE! (AW VOLUNTEERS NEEDED)
Picture Day for Avoca West and Marie Murphy is MONDAY, September 17th! Don’t forget to place your order...Read More

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: INNOVATION GRANT COMMITTEE
We are looking for a few new members for Avoca's Innovation Grant Committee...Read More

NEW THIS YEAR: GRADE PARTIES
The PTC is piloting a new event this year with the Avoca West families. Informal ‘grade parties’ are being planned and scheduled for this fall. Keep an eye out for an email from your room parents for dates/times.  

INTERCULTURAL DINNER & TALENT SHOW 2018 – SURVEY BELOW
Save the date for this D37 favorite event! Friday, November 9th, 6-9 p.m...Read More

INSTRUCTIONAL & TECHNOLOGY FEES REMINDER
DISCOUNT DEADLINE on 9/15
Reminder to please pay your school fees by September 15th to receive a discount to all families that have not paid the instructional and technology fees for the 2018-2019 school year! 
You can drop off cash, a check, this form with CC info to the school offices or business officer or pay online.  Any credit card payments will have a 3.56% service fee.
 
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
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
 
Avoca is currently seeking qualified candidates for open positions listed on our district website Employment Page!   Please spread the word or apply today to join our wonderful school staff!
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Helpful Links
September 11, 2018
Avoca Community Preschool-FIRST DAY!
September 13, 2018
5:00 p.m- District Ice Cream Social
September 17, 2018
School Picture Day!
September 19, 2018
Yom Kippur Holiday- NO SCHOOL
September 20, 2018
6:15 p.m.- Public Hearing on FY 19 Budget
September 20, 2018
6:30 p.m.- BOE Meeting
September 22, 2018
8th Grade Car Wash Fundraiser
 
2018-2019 School Year Calendar
Avoca West News
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Marie Murphy News
 
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

Avoca Cub Scouts
It's the perfect time to join Cub Scouts! You can still get in on model rockets, kayaking, and camping with the Pinewood Derby right around the corner. Stop by the Scout table at the Ice Cream Social. Girls welcome!
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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