Avoca Weekly - January 19, 2021

Avoca Weekly - January 19, 2021
Posted on 01/19/2021
Avoca Weekly Newsletter Logo 🥶 Brr-illiant Features and Brand New Events at Avoca
January 19, 2021 
Helpful Links

1/19/2021
Quarter 3, Semester 2 Begins
1/22/2021
Finance Committee Meeting - 9:00am
1/28/2021

Board of Education Meeting - 6:30pm
2/4/2021
Board of Education Meeting - 5:30pm
2/8/2021
Finance Committee Meeting - 9:00am

2/15/2021
President's Day - No School
2/18/2021

Board of Education Meeting - 6:30pm
AVOCA PARENT-TEACHER COUNCIL

 Upcoming Events   

1/21 - F.A.N. Event - 7:00-8:00pm 
1/26 - F.A.N. Event - 7:00-8:00pm
1/27 - F.A.N. Event - 7:00-8:00pm


District Information, Event Details, and Volunteer Opportunities 

Avoca PTC Executive Board Feature 
Beginning this week, you'll get a glimpse at who serves the Avoca School District on the 2020-2021 PTC! This week, meet Ann Heinz, your PTC Director of Innovation Grants. Each week will feature a brand new member. Read Ann's bio, here.

Marie Murphy Room Dues
The PTC is still collecting dues for year-end gifts. If you have not done so already, you can pay via cash or check to the MM office (made out to the Avoca PTC, Memo: MM Room Dues), or pay electronically via PayPal here.

Innovation Grants Drive
Looking to support Avoca's Innovation Grants program with monetary donations this year? For your convenience, we accept electronic payments via PayPal, as well as cash and checks (made out to the Avoca PTC, Memo: Innovation Grants). Please mail any physical payments to either Avoca West or Marie Murphy, or feel free to drop it off at either school. Thank you for your support during this unprecedented year. 

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. 

 

NORTHWESTERN COVID DASHBOARD

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 January.  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
*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.
 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21 2021 | 7:00-8:00pm
Concrete Rose: A Conversation with Angie Thomas
Angie Thomas (Award-winning author), Dion Graham (Actor and narrator)

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2021 | 7:00-8:00pm 
The Price You Pay for College
Ron Lieber ("Your Money" Columnist for The New York Times)

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2021 | 7:00-8:00pm  
Craft: An American History
Glenn Adamson (Craft historian and curator), Norman Teague (Founder, Norman Teague Design Studio)


Color a Vintage Valentine
February 1 - 15, 2021
Free activity; Valentines can be downloaded beginning February 1st
Virtual Wilmette BINGO
Sunday, February 21, 2021
4:00 - 4:45 p.m. CST
Free program; Advance registration required by February 19, 2021

 

 
The following opportunities are available to Avoca Students through outside organizations:
 
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