The Latest Avoca E-Blast Has Been Posted!

You will find it under the Parent Resources tab in the upper right-hand corner or by clicking the LATEST NEWS button to the left.

What is the e-blast? It is a weekly newsletter which is a collaboration between the PTC and the Avoca School District. Make sure you check it out as it contains important information.

UPCOMING DATES:

NO SCHOOL/MEMORIAL DAY - Monday, May 30


AVOCA VOLUNTEERS APPRECIATION BREAKFAST

WHEN & WHERE: Friday, May 27, 9-10 a.m. in the Avoca West Multi-Purpose Room

The entire staff and Board of Education of Avoca invite all Volunteers to a recognition breakfast in appreciation for all that you do for the school district. Please join us in the AW Multi-Purpose Room for breakfast, student entertainment, and volunteer recognition! R.S.V.P. by May 20th if you will be in attendance to Cece Beneda benedac@avoca37.org or Roxann Giovannini at: giovanninir@avoca37.org

Come To The PTC Meeting On Thursday, June 2 & Cast Your Vote For Our Slate Of Candidates For The 2016-17 PTC Executive Committee!

Thank you to all the nominees for volunteering for these important positions.

Slated for a two-year term ending June of 2018:

Devon Nelson, President

Roopal Kundu, Vice President, Avoca West

Melissa Mastros, Vice President, Marie Murphy

Emily Patten, Secretary

Jenny Wilson, Treasurer

Betsy Harootyan, Director of Volunteers

Slated for a one-year term ending June of 2017:

Kathryn A'hearn, Director of Fundraising

Eden O'Donnell, Director of Parent and Student Enrichment

Current board members whose two year terms end June 2017:

Wilma Rivera, Director of Communications

Sharon Dodd, Director of Membership

SAVE THE DATE!  GLENVIEW POLICE DEPARTMENT EVENT

In honor of National Missing Children’s Day, the Glenview Police Department will be hosting an event on Saturday, May 21, 2016. Come get your free Child ID Kits, made with the help of GlenviewPolice Officers.

 

 

 

AVOCA WEST AND MARIE MURPHY VIKING WALKPLEDGE SHEETS DUE FRIDAY

 Please encourage your children to continue to get sponsors over the week as students have until Friday, May 20, to turn in their money and pledge sheets. Money being raised will go toward new audio and visual equipment for Avoca West, as well as indoor recess kits.

Thank you for your support! For questions, please contact Donald Cornelius at lourdescornelius@hotmail.com.

AW Pledge Sheet

MM Pledge Sheet

ORDER YOUR SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR

Make it easy on yourself and order school supplies for next year (grades K-5) online NOW. Click HERE and use AVO021 as the school code.

Online ordering is open now through Thursday, June 16.

If you prefer, print and fill out the attached form, then send it with a check to school in an envelope clearly marked with your child's name, next year's grade, and write School Supplies on it. Submit it to the office by WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9. School supplies ordered now will be delivered to your child's classroom before the 1st day of school.

Contact Jennifer Pettersen, 773.454.6226 or jennpett@gmail.com, with any questions.

 

 

 

 

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Boy Scouts 106th Birthday

In honor of the Boy Scouts of America's 106th birthday, the Cub Scoutsat Avoca West are creating birthday bags for the Northfield Township Food Pantry. These bags will go to less fortunate boys and girls so they can have a memorable birthday.  There will be a box in the front hallway of the school for any student who is interested in donating an item for this cause.

HANDWRITING CLUB MEETING: EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 3-­3:30

The Handwriting Club now meets every Wednesday from 3-­3:30pm in the Avoca West ITC. All students must be accompanied by an adult – this is not a drop off program. Parents and students of all ages welcome. For more info, contact Sam Grossner at gs@interlync.com.

For questions or to volunteer at either event, contact: Jenny Wilson: jdenosaquo@sbcglobal.net or Kathy Monte-Christo: kmonte_christo@hotmail.com.

Jr. Trevian Youth Football Registration Now Open!

Come check out the NEW Jr. Trevians Youth Football Program!!! The completely revamped and combined youth tackle football no-cut program is available to ALL 3rd - 8th graders.  Combining the former Winnetka Green Wave and Wilmette Eagles, our mission is to be the strongest and safest program in the northern Chicago area.  Please come to the parent/player meeting on Monday, May 23, from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m., at the NTHS Northfield Campus Football Stadium, and visit our website at www.jrtrevians.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earn money for our schools all year long! Click here to learn more and tell your friends and family!

Earn money for our schools all year long! Click here to learn more and tell your friends and family!


 

 

 


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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