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January 7, 2020


AVOCA WEEKLY 
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Upcoming Events

1/8- PTC Meeting
1/19- AW Movie Night


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities


AVOCA WEST MOVIE NIGHT
Join in the fun on Sunday, January 19th at 4:30 p.m. and bring the whole family this Avoca West event!  For event details please, Read More. Sign-Up to Volunteer Here!

FUN FAIR 2020
Mark your calendars and join us at Avoca's beloved event, then annual Fun Fair & Silent Auction, on Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 12pm-3pm at Avoca West. Enjoy games, balloon artists, face painting, jumpy houses, entertainers, and so much more. Be on the lookout for more information in the upcoming weeks. For all inquiries, contact Fun Fair Chair Dana Garbarski at dana.garbarski@gmail.com.

FUN FAIR VOLUNTEERS
Did you know that it takes a cohort of over 100 volunteers to make the Fun Fair & Silent Auction successful each year? Every helping hand counts, so please consider donating your time, effort and talent as a volunteer. Sign Up Here.


SILENT AUCTION DONATION DRIVE
Do you or someone you know have items to donate to Avoca's annual Silent Auction? We are now accepting charitable donations in the form of merchandise, services or gift certificates...Read More

8th GRADE COMMITTEE GIFT CARD FUNDRAISER
Help support 8th Grade graduation, purchase your gift cards through ShopWithScrip , you can help support our school community!  For specific purchasing information Read More.

 
Follow the Avoca PTC on Instagram!
A student led celebration for the Avoca Community
January 16, 2019
4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 
For more information click here!
The 2020-2021 School Year Calendar is Available!
The Avoca Board of Education approved the 2020-2021 School Year Calendar.  Don't miss a date, visit the District Calendar and subscribe via iCal/RSS!  
 

The Viking Fund
The Viking Fund provides families facing hardship with financial support to cover all or part of Avoca's athletic, Science Olympiad, band and school play fees. With the help of the community, our students will be able to continue to participate in these activities. To apply for extracurricular fee assistance, download this form and submit it to the Avoca Business Office to the attention of Beth Dever. To donate to The Viking Fund, please download this form and also submit it to the Business Office to the attention of Beth Dever. 

*Avoca is considered a charitable organization for tax purposes.
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DISTRICT EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

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Marie Murphy Table Tennis
Tuesdays 3:20 pm - 4:00 pm in the Community Room
 Jan 7  Jan 21

The following  opportunities are available to Avoca Students through outside organizations:
 
Connelly Martial Arts     Chess-ED    Music Education Services-Band

One Hope United Before and After School Care

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES


 

Registration is open now at northwesterncatscamps.com and until February 1st there is an early bird discount of 15%.

Boys and Sex: Navigating the New Masculinity
Jan 13 2020  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium
Jan 14 2020  9:00 am - 10:30 am @ New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium

Following her New York Times bestseller Girls & Sex, Peggy Orenstein discusses her new book, Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity. Through Ms. Orenstein’s trademark mix of richly reported anecdote and research, she reveals how young men understand and negotiate the new rules of physical and emotional intimacy―and to map out a much-needed vision of how today’s boys can move forward as better men.

Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety
Jan 16 2020  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ North Shore Country Day School Auditorium

With rising rates of teen anxiety, depression, and substance use, parents are seeking to understand how to best support and connect with their children.  In his latest bestselling book, Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety, John Duffy, Psy.D. offers guidance on navigating the terrain of contemporary adolescence.
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