VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR FUN FAIR – Feb. 22nd, 2015
Talk to your Room Parent to sign-up and volunteer.
Each Room Parent is putting together a list of volunteers to staff games during the Fun Fair (see this Sign Up Genius post for event details and volunteer assistance needed beyond the classroom!). We really appreciate parents helping make this event great!
Please contact Matt Coatar, firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in helping at any event or if you have any questions about how to get engaged!
CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN FUNDRAISER – FEB. 17
Need something to do with the kids during that extra day off? Eat at California Pizza Kitchen in Old Orchard Mall any time on Tuesday, Feb. 17 and 20% of your order (dine in or take out) will be donated back to our schools. So if your day off includes a movie or shopping at the mall, be sure to eat at CPK too! You must show this flyer which you can view below. Thanks for supporting our school! For more information, contact Colleen Rosenthal at email@example.com.
Science Olympiad Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, February 28
8:30am - 12:00pm
Breakfast tickets: $5.00 each
Raffle Tickets: $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00
The entire Avoca community is invited to Marie Murphy Science Olympiad's annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser!
Delicious Food! Fabulous Raffle Prizes! Demonstrations of Events!
For kids of ALL ages!!
FAN FEBRUARY - MARK YOUR CALENDAR
The Mask You Live In Chicago Premiere! Post Screening with Jennifer Siebel Newsome - Director/Producer/Writer, "Miss Representation" Monday, February 9 at 7 pm NTHS Gaffney Auditorium
Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D - 2 Events
Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential and Endangered Thursday, February 12 at 7 pm NTHS Cornog Auditorium
Addressing Effects of Trauma in Mental Health and Education Friday, February 13 at 9:30 am NTHS Cornog Auditorium CPDUs available to educators
Ron Lieber, Personal finance columnist for the New York Times
The Opposite of Spoiled Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous and Smart About Money
Monday, February 23 at 7 pm North Shore Country Day School Auditorium
AVOCA DIFFERENT LEARNERS MEETING –
Sunday, March 1st
Join parents of children with learning differences for support at our monthly meeting at the Northfield Library’s Northfield Community Room. The Entrance is on Happ Rd. around the corner from library’s main entrance. For more info and to submit any agenda items, email Louise Dechovitz at firstname.lastname@example.org or Helen Lucaitis at HHL@corboydemetrio.com.
PTC Mission Statement
Avoca District 37 Parent Teacher Council (PTC) is a membership of parents, teachers and staff who are dedicated to fostering the educational, social and overall well-being of each student at Avoca Community Preschool, Avoca West School and Marie Murphy School. We serve these students by promoting a closer working relationship among district families, the school and the community at large.
The purpose of the PTC is to:
- Offer a forum for ideas, concerns and information
- Promote parent involvement
- Provide assistance to teachers through volunteerism
- Assist administration in communicating school information
- Sponsor social and educational events for students, families and the community
- Fund special school programs through a variety of fund-raising events throughout the school year.
*Annual membership dues are $20 per family and help fund programs for students.
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