Avoca Weekly - May 26, 2021

Avoca Weekly - May 26, 2021
Posted on 05/26/2021
Avoca Weekly Newsletter Logo 🌧️ IMPORTANT: Suzuki & Beginning Strings Concerts Moved to June 3
May 26, 2021 
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District Calendar
5/26/2021
Marie Murphy Orchestra Concert
5/27/2021
Board of Education Meeting
5/31/2021
Memorial Day - No School (Students & Staff)
6/3/2021
AW Beginning Strings & Suzuki Strings Performances
6/10/2021
Last Full Day of Student Attendance 
6/11/2021
Remote Learning Planning Day (Student Non-Attendance Day)
UPCOMING EVENTS

5/26 - MM Orchestra Concert (7:00-8:00 p.m.) 
DUE TO RAIN WEATHER FORECASTED FOR TOMORROW, MAY 27, THE SUZUKI & BEGINNING STRINGS CONCERT DATE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO THURSDAY, JUNE 3. 
6/1 - F.A.N. Event
6/3 - 1st Grade Beginning Strings Performance (5:00-5:30 p.m.) 
6/3 - Grades 2-5 Suzuki Strings Performance (6:00-6:30 p.m.)


District Information, Event Details, and Volunteer Opportunities 

ABC Countdown 

  • Monday (5/24): N = Neon day ✨
  • Tuesday (5/25): O = Outside Time 🏞️
  • Wednesday (5/26): P = Pajama Day 💤
  • Thursday (5/27): Q = Quotable Quotes 📚
  • Friday (5/28): R = Rock out with music! 🎸

2021-2022 School Supplies
School supply lists are available for the upcoming school year. You may also elect to order school supply packs through EPI*. For more information, visit this School Supply page.

Avoca West:

Marie Murphy: *If you wish to purchase school supply packs through EPI, you must do so before June 13, 2021. Supply packs will be delivered to your child's classroom before the first day of school. Place your order here. Please use the following school codes when placing your order:
  • Avoca West School ID: AVO021
  • Marie Murphy School ID: MUR066
Questions? Contact Dorothy Elfring (ddelfring@gmail.com) or Susan Pabich (susanp979@yahoo.com).

8th Grade Graduation Updates
For the information on 8th-grade graduation, please read Principal Palcer's memo in the May 14, 2021 Marie Murphy Update, here. If you are the parent of an 8th-grader, please also see the email from Mr. Palcer sent Monday, May 17, 2021, which includes more specific details.

8th Grade Graduation GoFundMe
The 2020-2021 graduation committee is still collecting donations through its virtual fundraiser. To donate to the Marie Murphy 2021 8th Grade Graduation GoFundMe, click here.

Explore Avoca's COVID-19 response, guidance and resources as the district continues to maximize the safety and health of its students, staff, and school community during the coronavirus pandemic. This dedicated website serves as the central location for all COVID-related communications from the District. Check back regularly for the most updated information. 
AVOCA FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM 
 
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. For additional information regarding lunch service at Avoca, please visit our website here.

MM & AW LUNCH MENUS - JUNE 2021
MM & AW  LUNCH MENUS - MAY 2021


MEAL PICK-UP DATES/TIMES - JUNE 2021
June 1, 2021  8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 8, 2021  8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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DISTRICT EXTRACURRICULARS
 
Amplify Avoca
May 24, 2021 Edition
Director: Neera Patel
Editor and Director: Nikola Radisic
Performers: Amy Lino, Anja James, Selin Ozkaymak, Alaia Pabich, & Penelope Dunn

There will be no Amplify Avoca the week of May 31. There will be a special edition released on June 7 to honor the students who made Amplify happen this year: Audrey Kiley, Owen Smith, Tyler Molloy, and Neera Patel. Be sure to tune in for our end-of-year show!
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.

HUNT, GATHER, PARENT: RAISING HAPPY, HEALTHY, LITTLE HUMANS
Tuesday, June 1, 7-8 PM 
A FAN Webinar featuring Michaeleen Ducleff, Ph.D., in conversation with Heidi Stevens. Michaeleen Ducleff offers more than just tools for raising happier children — her book gives support and space for the overworked parent of today.
Register here


"Can You Solve This Wilmette History Mystery?"
A Free Family Fun Activity 
Complete at your own pace, June 19 – August 14, 2021

Kids will have fun putting on their detective caps again this summer for Wilmette History Mystery, Vol. 2!  From June 19th to August 14th, families can follow a trail of clues and investigate a bit of local history on foot, bikes, or in the car. Kids aged 13 and younger who solve the mystery will receive a coupon for a free individual pizza generously donated by Lou Malnati’s and be entered into a raffle for a prize from the Wilmette Historical Museum gift shop. Pick up activity booklets outside the Museum entrance, 609 Ridge Road, at the Wilmette Public Library Youth Services Department, or download them at www.wilmettehistory.org. For further information, call (847) 853-7666 or email museum@wilmette.com.

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