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The Avoca West READ-A-THON is Underway!
Prizes will be awarded this Friday January 20th for EVERY STUDENT who returns their read-a-thon time card bookmark. Students can bring their completed bookmark to the cafeteria during lunch as their 'ticket' to grab from one prize bucket of either Disney Tsum-Tsums, Emojis, Pokemon cards or Bouncy Balls! Help us reward your reader by reminding your student to bring in their bookmark! Remember ALL reading outside of school counts towards minutes read!
Pledge forms, Bookmarks and FAQs downloadable here!
PTC MEETING 2/1
Join the Avoca PTC board in the ITC as we discuss all of the 2017 upcoming events including Art in Action Day, Fun Fair and updates from the Green Committee. Plus learn about upcoming school events from your teacher liaisons and District leadership.
SAVE THE DATE:
Boys Night Out!
Boys Night Out Registration Forms Coming Home NEXT WEEK!
February 10, 2017, 6PM-8PM, Marie Murphy Gym. Keep a look out for Registration Forms coming home with your boys NEXT WEEK! Registration Forms will be due back Friday, February 3rd. There will be no walk-ins at this event. Want to volunteer? please sign-up here
UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES:
Thurs, Jan. 6th-Mon. Jan. 23rd
Wednesday, Feb. 1st
PTC General Membership Meeting
Thursday, Feb. 9th
Art in Action Day
Friday, Feb. 10th
Friday, Feb. 17th
Box Tops Due
Sunday, Feb. 26th
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ART IN ACTION DAY T-SHIRTS - Taking Orders Now Through Jan. 23
Special edition 2017 Art in Action t-shirts are on sale now through January 23! Help support the visiting artists and the creativity at Avoca West by wearing this t-shirt to the Art in Action event on February 9. To place your order, please print and return this order form with payment before Monday, January 23 to the office or your child's teacher. (T-shirts will be sent home prior to the Feb. 9 event.)
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 all students.
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