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December 9, 2020
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12/10/2020
Finance Committee Meeting 
12/17/2020
Finance Committee Meeting 
12/21-1/1
Winter Break - No Student Attendance
1/4/2021
School Resumes
AVOCA PARENT-TEACHER COUNCIL

 Upcoming Events   

December 9 - F.A.N. Event
December 14 - F.A.N. Event 

District Information, Event Details, and Volunteer Opportunities 

Avoca West Strings: 2020 Winter Holiday Recitals

Chamber Orchestra (Mrs. Oppenheim)
Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 6:00 pm - Live Zoom

Concert String Orchestra (Mrs. Katz)
Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 2:00 pm - Live Zoom

Avoca West Recital Events will feature Holiday Music performed by soloists and family ensembles: Holiday Flipgrid Recital featuring various Beginning, Suzuki and Orchestra Students! If you are a strings family, keep an eye out for emails with further details and 
instructions!

Silent Auction Drive
Due to COVID-19, the annual Silent Auction Fundraiser will take place all online! We are kindly requesting that you - or someone you know - consider donating merchandise, services or gift certificates to the 2020 Auction. Your contribution not only provides your business with targeted exposure to the patrons within our school district but more importantly, is an excellent way to build goodwill with the Avoca Community. Learn more and donate here.
AVOCA FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM 

Effective October 12, 2020, free lunch service if available to all district children under 18 years of age  Parents no longer need to pre-order lunch. Students participating in Remote Learning are also able to pick-up food supplies on Mondays for the week. All students can receive a free lunch. Please read here for more details. 
 
For additional information regarding lunch service at Avoca, please visit our website at https://www.avoca37.org/for_parents/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 during these unprecedented times. 

NOVEMBER 13, 2020 LETTER & FAQs - ALL STUDENTS SHIFT TO REMOTE LEARNING FROM NOVEMBER 30 TO JANUARY 15

LEARNING SCHEDULE (COVID) METRICS

RETURN-TO-SCHOOL RESOURCE GUIDE 

HYBRID & REMOTE LEARNING HUB

STEPS FOR SELF-CERTIFICATION (ENGLISH)(SPANISH)

 
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DISTRICT EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

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

The Hangout
Come to "The Hangout", an extracurricular club for students to drop in (over Zoom), socialize, and do something creative with their hands while they visit with other Marie Murphy students!  "The Hangout" meets on Tuesdays from 3:00 - 4:00 pm throughout December.  Marie Murphy students interested in coming should email Ms. Janssen at janssenk@avoca37.org to get the Zoom link!

History Remix
Do you like history? Music? Making videos? If so, History Remix is the club for you! Join Ms.Hernandez and Ms.Ortega virtually on Tuesdays at 3:30 for a fun-filled hour. To join, email Ms.Hernandez at hernandezr@avoca37.org or Mrs.Ortega at ortegaj@avoca37.org

 
  


COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

 
UPCOMING FAN EVENTS: 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2020 | 7:00-8:00 pm
Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions
Jeffrey Selingo (Journalist & Author) and Melissa Korn (Reporter, The Wall Street Journal)
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: https://bit.ly/selingofanwebinar 
*This event will be recorded and the video will be available on FAN's website and our YouTube channel for viewing later.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2020 | 7:00-8:00 pm 
The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart
Alicia Garza (Principal at Black Futures Lab & Co-Creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network) and Liz Dozier (Founder and CEO, Chicago Beyond)
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: https://bit.ly/GarzaFANWebinar

 
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