12/5 - Diversity & Inclusion SubCommittee (DISC) Meeting - AW ITC 6:30pm

12/7 - 7th Grade Snowflake (daytime event)

12/7 - AW Family Movie Night: Peter Rabbit (takes place at MM at 6pm)

12/21 - Winter Parties at AW & MM

ONGOING: Innovation Grant Program Fund Drive

Please find more information in the ‘Programs & Events’ tab.


Call for Volunteers


Looking for parents to volunteer for the Fun Fair Steering Committee. The kick-off meeting is December 12th at 7pm in the Avoca West ITC. Questions? Contact the Avoca PTC at avocaptc@gmail.com.

***The Fun Fair Silent Auction is also seeking donations! Contact Susan Lovell for more information: susanloren123@gmail.com


What is the Parent Teacher Council (PTC)?

The Avoca PTC transforms your school into a community! We are proud to be a resource for teachers, students and families and to offer a variety of opportunities for you to get to know your school community. The Avoca PTC includes families and staff at BOTH Avoca District 37 schools, Avoca West Elementary School (AW) and Marie Murphy Jr. High School (MM). We encourage you to join the Avoca PTC and contact us at any time to share your thoughts, concerns and questions. 

Dues are just $25/family!

PERK ALERT!! Membership gains you access to the online school directory!         

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 $25 per family and help fund programs for all students.

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