Avoca Weekly-October 21, 2020

?? Scary good things taking place at Avoca this week...
Don't miss something... click 'View Entire Message' at the bottom to see all the community events and activities!
OCTOBER 21, 2020


AVOCA WEEKLY 
Helpful Links

10/21/2020
1/2 Day Student Attendance - Parent-Teacher Conference
Early Childhood Screening - By appointment
10/22/2020
1/2 Day Student Attendance - Parent-Teacher Conference
6:30 p.m.- Board of Education Meeting
10/23/2020
Teacher Institute Day - No Sudent Attendance
10/26/2020
Teacher Planning Day - No Student Attendance
11/3/2020
Election Day Holiday - No Student Attendance
11/5/2020
5:30 p.m.- Board of Education Meeting
11/11/2020
7:00 p.m.- PTC Meeting
11/19/2020
6:30 p.m.- Board of Education Meeting
AVOCA
PARENT-TEACHER COUNCIL

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Upcoming Events ??

October 21-22- Half-Day Student Attendance/Parent-Teacher Conferences
October 23 - Teacher Institute Day - No Student Attendance
October 26 - Teacher Planning Day - No Student Attendance

District Information, Event Details, and Volunteer Opportunities 

Innovation Grants 2020-2021??
The 2020-2021 Innovation Grant Committee is seeking two (2) new members to serve on its board. The Avoca Innovation Grant committee is tasked with deciding which grant applications, submitted by district staff, will be funded. A two-year commitment is required and the time commitment will include three to four meetings per year.  Innovation Grant Committee Application.  For more information, visit here

??  Marie Murphy Room Dues
Attention all Marie Murphy Parents: We are collecting room dues for teacher gifts later than usual this year. The suggested donation is $25 per child at Marie Murphy. Please pay online via PayPal here or leave a check or cash in the front office, with the Memo "Marie Murphy Room Dues."  Please label all payments with your childís name and grade.  
 
PTC Membership Dues
Your $25 annual membership gets you access to our AtoZ Directory, where community parents come to get the answers and information they need for all things school-related. Pay online here.  
 

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?? 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 www.avoca37.org/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. 

HYBRID & REMOTE LEARNING HUB

RETURN-TO-SCHOOL RESOURCE GUIDE 

RETURN-TO-SCHOOL PROTOCOL GUIDE

RETURN-TO SCHOOL-FAQ


STEPS FOR SELF-CERTIFICATION (ENGLISH)(SPANISH)

 
 The FY 21 Budget was approved on September 24, 2020.
The next regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting is on October 8, 2020, at the beginning with the public hearing referenced above. Due to phase four restrictions, no public audience will be permitted to attend the meeting, however, you can watch a Livestream of this meeting at www.avoca37.org.

 
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DISTRICT EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES

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

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

One Hope United Before- and After-School Care

 
COMMUNITY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

UPCOMING FAN EVENTS: 
 
OCTOBER 21, 2020 (7-8pm)
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
David Epstein (Author & Journalist) interviewed by Joy Hurd (Head of Lake Forest Country Day School)
**Note: This event will be recorded and video will be available ONLY to those who pre-register.**
REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
bit.ly/SmithFANWebinar

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2020 (7-8pm)
Grown & Flown: A Conversation on How to Support Your Teen, Stay Close as a Family, and Raise Independent Adults
Lisa Heffernan (Co-founded, Grown and Flown) interviewed by Julie Lythcott-Haims (Author)
**This event will be recorded and video will be available on the FAN website for viewing later.**
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: bit.ly/HeffernanFANWebinar

 


Wilmette Historical Musem
FREE FAMILY FUN ACTIVITY
History Mystery 
Runs through October 31!

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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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