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March 23, 2017


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Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

Join Cub Scouts
Avoca West Cub Scout Pack 7 is recruiting families to the program. Any boy who will be in 1st - 4th grade during the 2017/2018 school year may join.  Cub Scouts enjoy: camping; social skills, working with others; monthly outdoor events; learning about history, STEM, health, respect; and crafts.

Come to an introductory meeting on Wednesday, April the 12th in the Avoca West lunchroom. We will see a demonstration of remote control jet airplanes. Very cool for all ages! Any questions, please contact Andy Olcott at

Lights Out!
The Avoca District Green Committee Is encouraging families to celebrate Earth Hour on March 25, at 8:30 p.m. 
Earth Hour is a worldwide movement for the planet organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The event is held annually encouraging individuals, communities, households businesses and schools to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. towards the end of March, as a symbol for their commitment to the planet.[1]
Avoca classrooms participated in a mini “Lights Out” event on March 21st. Here is a very short clip About Earth Hour.
Save the (Earth Day) Date!
Sunday, April 23rd 1-3 pm
Avoca District Green Committee is hosting a clean up event at Blue Star Memorial Woods ( Lake & Harms)  Details to come!
**Special Thanks to Meg Dorsay and Karen Quezada for organizing lunch for our wonderful teachers & staff at Marie Murphy and Avoca West on March 22nd. We also appreciate all of you who brought treats.**
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Upcoming Events

March 23, 2017
Half-Day Student Attendance
Parent/Teacher Conferences

March 24, 2017
Teacher Institute Day- No Student Attendance

March 27-31, 2017
Spring Break- No School

April 4, 2017
Technology and Innovation Committee Meeting

April 4, 2017
7:00 p.m. PTC Executive Committee Meeting

April 5, 2017
6:30 p.m. Communication and Engagement Committee 

April 14, 2017
Good Friday- NO SCHOOL
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Avoca West 
Marie Murphy
Extracurricular Opportunities
Avoca West Martial Arts Club- Spring 2017

Register now through March 23, 2017
To REGISTER of get more information check out this FLYER or visit their WEBSITE
Community Activities
Willmette Park District Presents

Spring Nature Programs

Visit the Wilmette Park District website  to learn about their programs!
Check out the Glenview Park District
April Calendar of Events

Don't miss these featured events and programs:
Northshore Baconfest
Earth Day Celebration
Poster Art Contest
Youth & Adult Spring/Summer Sports
Job Fair
Story Walk
ART/CREATIVE summer camps at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago for budding artists. Classes range from ages 4-18.

Check out the website for more information about summer camps for almost any age
To submit information to this email contact Suzie Harris at 

Avoca School District 37- 2921 Illinois Road- Wilmette, IL 60091- p: 847-251-3587
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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