Avoca Weekly- January 14, 2020

Avoca Weekly- January 14, 2020
Posted on 01/14/2020
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January 14, 2020


AVOCA WEEKLY 
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Upcoming Events

1/19- AW Movie Night
2/6- Art in Action Day
2/23- Fun Fair


Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

AVOCA WEST MOVIE NIGHT

Join in the fun on Sunday, January 19th at 4:30 p.m. and bring the whole family this Avoca West event!  RSVP Online.  For event details please, Read More. Sign-Up to Volunteer Here!

ART IN ACTION
 
Thursday, Feb 6th Art in Action Day! Learn more about the event & sign-up to volunteer!


FUN FAIR 2020
The community's beloved Fun Fair and Silent Auction event is right around the corner, so be sure to mark your calendars for February 23, 2020 from 12-3pm. 
Enjoy unlimited games, entertainment and bouncy fun! Food is an important fuel to keep you and your kids moving throughout the event, which is why there is FREE popcorn and cotton candy with entry. 
Fresh food will be available for purchase from Irving's for Red Hot Lovers, including: hotdogs, veggie dogs, Italian beef, chips, soda, and water. 
Please forward all questions and inquiries to Fun Fair Chair Dana Garbarski at dana.garbarski@gmail.com
FUN FAIR VOLUNTEERS
Did you know that it takes a cohort of over 100 volunteers to make the Fun Fair & Silent Auction successful each year? Every helping hand counts, so please consider donating your time, effort and talent as a volunteer. Sign Up Here.


SILENT AUCTION DONATION DRIVE
Do you or someone you know have items to donate to Avoca's annual Silent Auction? We are now accepting charitable donations in the form of merchandise, services or gift certificates...Read More

8th GRADE COMMITTEE GIFT CARD FUNDRAISER
Help support 8th Grade graduation, purchase your gift cards through ShopWithScrip , you can help support our school community!  For specific purchasing information Read More.

AVOCA DIFFERENT LEARNERS- SAVE THE DATE!
Parent Coffee, Sunday,  Jan 26, 2-4 p.m. Location TBA.  Contact Louise Dechovitz, Louise111@gmail.com or
Helen Lucaitis, HHL@corboydemetrio.com with questions.


BOX TOPS COLLECTION
This year's Box Tops must be submitted to the school office by Friday, February 21, 2020. Our goal this year is to surpass last year's payback, so please consider contributing to the initiative by clipping away more Box Tops! Questions? Contact Jennifer Schnizlein at jenn@schnizlein.org.
 
Follow the Avoca PTC on Instagram!
A student led celebration for the Avoca Community
January 16, 2019
4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 
For more information click here!
SCARF & BLANKET DRIVE
Give someone the warm shoulder by donating your gently used or new blankets and scarves in the collection  box near the Avoca West Front Office. All items will be donated to Connections for the Homeless  in Evanston. The drive will end  on January 24th.
The 2020-2021 School Year Calendar is Available!
The Avoca Board of Education approved the 2020-2021 School Year Calendar.  Don't miss a date, visit the District Calendar and subscribe via iCal/RSS!  
 

The Viking Fund
The Viking Fund provides families facing hardship with financial support to cover all or part of Avoca's athletic, Science Olympiad, band and school play fees. With the help of the community, our students will be able to continue to participate in these activities. To apply for extracurricular fee assistance, download this form and submit it to the Avoca Business Office to the attention of Beth Dever. To donate to The Viking Fund, please download this form and also submit it to the Business Office to the attention of Beth Dever. 

*Avoca is considered a charitable organization for tax purposes.
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DISTRICT EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

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Marie Murphy Table Tennis
Tuesdays 3:20 pm - 4:00 pm in the Community Room
 Jan 21

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

One Hope United Before and After School Care

 
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES


 

Registration is open now at northwesterncatscamps.com and until February 1st there is an early bird discount of 15%.
Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety
Jan 16 2020  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ North Shore Country Day School Auditorium

With rising rates of teen anxiety, depression, and substance use, parents are seeking to understand how to best support and connect with their children.  In his latest bestselling book, Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety, John Duffy, Psy.D. offers guidance on navigating the terrain of contemporary adolescence.
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