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SEPTEMBER 29, 2020


AVOCA WEEKLY 
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10/3/2020
7:30 p.m.- CommunIDEE Movie Viewing Event- Black Panther

10/4/2020
3 p.m.- ADL Playground Playdate
10/8/2020
5:30 p.m.-Board of Education Meeting

10/21/2020
1/2 Day Student Attendance- Parent Teacher Conference
Early Childhood Screening- By appointment
10/22/2020
1/2 Day Student Attendance- Parent Teacher Conference
6:30 p.m.- Board of Education Meeting
10/23/2020
Teacher Institute Day- No student attendance
11/3/2020
Election Day Holiday- No student attendance

 

AVOCA
PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL

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Upcoming Events

October 3- CommunIDEE-Community Viewing of Black Panther
October 4- Avoca Different Learners Playground Playdate
October 10- CommunIDEE-discussion of the documentary 13th with Mr. Todd Maxman

Information, Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities
 

Show your spirit!  Don't miss out! Order NOW!
It's SPIRITWEAR time! And what better way to show your Viking pride by gearing up with new spiritwear! Lots of new styles, colors and you can never have too many MASKS to keep us all safe!  Whether in school or over zoom, this is a great way to stay connected with our Avoca community! Go to spiritshack.net to place your order by October 9th! (P.S. - makes great holiday and teacher gifts!) 

UPCOMING CommunIDEE EVENTS
October 2-4- Community movie viewing & discussion weekend" Oct. 2-4, to watch & discuss the blockbuster movie, Black Panther (PG13), in memory of the film's lead actor, Chadwick Boseman.  Viewing at Marie Murphy School on October 3rd!  Click here for details
October 10- Mr Todd Maxman, American Studies teacher at New Trier, will be leading a discussion of the documentary 13th Ava DuVernay via Zoom.  Click here for details


AVOCA DIFFERENT LEARNERS- PLAYGROUND PLAYDATE!!!
Join ADL on Sunday, October 4 from 3 to 4 p.m.  Click here for more details!
 
PTC WEBSITE UPDATES:
Room Parent Resources 2020-2021
This page is for current Room Parents.  Here you will find materials to get your classrooms rolling for the new year!
PTC / Avoca COVID-19 Updates
This section on PTC website will be updated as more information is available regarding PTC-related events. For now, we have reiterated the district updates.  


PTC Membership Dues - Pay Online Today!
Your $25 annual membership gets you access to our AtoZ Directory, where community parents come to get the answers and information they need for all things school-related. Pay online here.  

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK- NEW! 
Check out the new Official PTC Facebook page.
   
Follow the Avoca PTC on Facebook & Instagram!
Just like everything else, there is a NEW process for school lunch!  Lunches must be pre-ordered by 7 a.m. on the day for which you are ordering.  The order form is linked below.  Please note,  the form is closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily to allow for the kitchen staff to plan.  
 
For additional information regarding lunch service at Avoca, please visit our website at www.avoca37.org/lunch
Below you will find links to help you navigate all the new procedures and practices in place for the start of the school year.  Thank you for your flexibility and understanding while we revise and improve as we learn and grow through the first weeks of student attendance!

HYBRID & REMOTE LEARNING HUB

RETURN TO SCHOOL RESOURCE GUIDE 

RETURN TO SCHOOL PROTOCOL GUIDE

RETURN TO SCHOOL FAQ


STEPS FOR SELF-CERTIFICATION (ENGLISH)(SPANISH)

 
 The FY 21 Budget was approved on September 24, 2020.

The next regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting is on October 8, 2020 at beginning with the public hearing referenced above.  Due to phase four restrictions, no public audience will be permitted to attend the meeting, however, you can watch a livestream of  this meeting at www.avoca37.org.

 
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DISTRICT EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

ALL AVOCA EXTRACURRICULAR CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN
CANCELLED OR POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

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

One Hope United Before and After School Care

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

UPCOMING FAN EVENTS: 

OCTOBER 6, 2020
On Making: Exploring the Creative Process
COZBI A. CABRERA, Multimedia artist and author
JASON REYNOLDS, Author
REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
bit.ly/MakingFANWebinar

OCTOBER 8, 2020
When the World Feels Like a Scary Place: Essential Conversations for Anxious Parents and Worried Kids
ABIGAIL GEWIRTZ, PH.D. interviewed by 
RENEE DOMINGUEZ, PH.D.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
bit.ly/GewirtzFANWebinar


Wilmette Historical Musem
FREE FAMILY FUN ACTIVITY
History Mystery 
Runs through October 31!

 
ACEs Debate Club
Where you’ll learn to think fast and speak well!
Join our exciting virtual Debate Club this fall.
Learn research, writing, and oral argumentation.
Programs for beginning and experienced debaters, 5th thru 8th grade!
 8 virtual class sessions 1x/week for 60 minutes with supplemental debate activities 9/14-12/11/20. All for $300! 
MORE INFORMATION  PROMO VIDEO
 
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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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