Avoca Weekly- April 15, 2019

Avoca Weekly- April 15, 2019
Posted on 04/15/2019
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April 15, 2019

AVOCA WEEKLY

A collaboration between the PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL and AVOCA SCHOOL DISTRICT 37
LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR AVOCA SUMMER SCHOOL!!!
If your child was recommended to attend Basic or Extended School Year Reading or Math classes, the registration deadline to complete the Avoca form is quickly approaching!  Register today...Read More
Get Involved!

Upcoming Events

4/19- Good Friday- No School (Add to calendar)
4/29- Diversity & Inclusion  Meeting (Add to calendar)
5/1- PTC Meeting (Add to calendar)
5/6- Teacher Appreciation Week!
5/14 - Bike to School Day! (Add to calendar)


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

CELEBRATE AVOCA WEST KIDS NIGHT OUT!
Thank you to all who made this fun event happen! Kids Night Out was a huge success last Friday!  Over 150 Avoca Vikings showed up for games, go-carting, laser tag and more.  A huge thank you to the planning committee: Sheila Bilimoria, Wilma Rivera, Preet Michelson, Ira Rajan and Iliana Mora. 


SHOW OUR TEACHERS SOME VIKING LOVE
Teacher Appreciation Week starts May 6th. Room parents will be reaching out with requests to help shower our classroom teachers with appreciation.  Additionally...Read More


SAVE THE DATE: DIVERSITY & INCLUSION (DISC) MEETING
April 29th – in the Marie Murphy ITC from 7pm-8pm.  New members are always welcome...Read More

BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY
Tuesday, May 14th we are celebrating National Bike to School Day. Again, we will be coordinating it with our 3rd Annual Bike Safety Day. There will be a Bike Rodeo for 2nd graders, and presentations for 4th and 6th graders.  Parents, we need your help!...Read More

LOCAL CIVICS AND SAFETY
Dorothy Elfring (AW) & Jennifer Pettersen (MM) are your representatives on Wilmette’s Civics & Safety committee.  The committee discusses all aspects of safety in and around our schools, if you have something you feel needs addressed...Read More

 
INNOVATION GRANTS: STILL ACCEPTING DONATIONS
There is still time to make a donation to the INNOVATION GRANTS for this year.  Check out this video of past Innovation Grants used at Avoca...Read More
Scouts Troop 2 
Join in the fun!  Attend an upcoming meeting to learn more about Wilmette Scouts Troop 2...Read More
Avoca West Strings Performance
 
Students in grades 2,3 and 4 will perform on Thursday, April 25.  They will have concerts at 1:00 for students and 6:00 for parents and friends. Students will perform many favorites including the hits "Go Tell Aunt Rhody" and "Cripple Creek".
MARIE MURPHY THEATER PRESENTS...
d a r k l i g h t

April 26, 2019
7:00 p.m. 
Marie Murphy School


Play Information
VILLAGE OF GLENVIEW
STORM WATER SUMMER CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

 
This summer, the Village of Glenview will be conducting storm water and plumbing work on and around the Avoca West property.  The Village is hosting a community open house on April 29, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Avoca West ITC to provide more information about the scope of the projects.  Click here to receive weekly updates from the Village. 
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2019-2020 REGISTRATION FOR RETURNING STUDENTS NOW OPEN
An email was sent to parents on Thursday, April 11th from registration@avoca37.org for EACH returning student.  This email contained instructions for online registration.  If you are registering a new student, please contact the school offices. Please email registration@avoca37.org if you did not receive the email or if you have any questions.
KEEP READING TO SEE ALL THE NEW EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES!
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Upcoming Events

 
Recent Advances in the Understanding, Prediction, and Prevention of Suicidal Behavior
Matthew Nock, Ph.D.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 7:00 PM
New Trier High School, Winnetka Campus, Gaffney Auditorium, 385 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka, IL 60093
​AND

Using New Technologies to Advance the Understanding, Prediction, and Prevention of Suicidal Behavior
Matthew Nock, Ph.D.
Thursday, May 2, 2019, 9:00-10:30 AM
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium, 7 Happ Rd., Northfield, IL 60093
1.5 CEU hours available.
REGISTER HERE

Under Pressure: Addressing the Rise of Stress and Anxiety in Youth
Lisa Damour, Ph.D.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 12:30-2:00 PM
University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, 969 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL 60637
1.5 CEU hours available.
REGISTER HERE
​AND

Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Youth
Lisa Damour, Ph.D.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 7:00 PM
New Trier High School, Winnetka Campus, Gaffney Auditorium, 385 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka, IL 60093
​AND

Under Pressure: Addressing the Rise of Stress and Anxiety in Youth
Lisa Damour, Ph.D.
Thursday, May 9, 2019, 9:00-10:30 AM
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium, 7 Happ Rd., Northfield, IL 60093
1.5 CEU hours available.
REGISTER HERE

Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration
Emily Bazelon
Interviewer: Maria Hawilo
Monday, May 20, 2019, 7:00 PM
Evanston Township High School Auditorium, 1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Wilmette Police Department & Wilmette Historial Musuem Open Houses- Join in the fun on Sunday, May 5th... Read More
Oakton Community College's Summer 2019 Youth STEAM courses ...Read More 
Glenview Park District - Check out the latest events and programs for April.....Read More
Youth Choral Theater of Chicago- Love to sing? Top-notch vocal training for kids 4-18!  Try a class for free with this flyer!
To include your information or activity in this weekly newsletter contact Suzie Clampitt at clampitts@avoca37.org 

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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