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May 18, 2017


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Upcoming Events


5/23 4th/5th Grade Olympics (Volunteers Needed)
6/1 Field Days, 1st-3rd Grade (Volunteers Needed)
6/2 5th Grade Party
6/8 Avoca West End of Year Party

Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities


Call for Volunteers
Field day is on June 1 for 1st through 3rd graders - rain or shine! - the time is 12:30-3:00pm.
The Olympics are on May 23rd 5th Grade is 8:45-11:00am and 4th Grade is 12:40 - 3:00pm.  
Rain Date is May 25th.

Sign up on the Sign Up Genius!

Field Day (grades 1-3) June 1st 12:30-3:00pm - Sign-Up!
4th grade Olympics May 23rd 12:40-3:00pm (5/24 rain date) - Sign-Up!
5th grade Olympics May 23rd 8:45-11:00am (5/24 rain date) - Sign-Up!

AW End of Year Party 6/8
Avoca West End of Year Party
Come and join us on THURSDAY June 8th from 11:30am - 1:00pm in the Avoca West park.  Students will be celebrating the end of the school year with a pizza picnic and outside games.  Details to follow soon from your room parent.

Prepack School Supplies
Make it easy on yourself and order school supplies for next year for grades K-5 online! NOW: Use AVO021 as the school code. Online ordering is open now thru Sunday 6/25. (If you prefer, forms can be picked up from the Avoca's front entry OR print & fill out the attached form & send it with a check to school in an envelope clearly marked 'School Supplies' by THURSDAY, JUNE 8.) 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, with any questions.

Recycle those school supplies!
Avoca District Green Committee is implementing two year-end recycling projects. We are collecting old magic markers and old binders. They will be recycled via Crayola and Office Depot respectively.  The 3rd grade Brownie troop is assisting with the binder collection.  We will start collecting right after Memorial Day at both schools. Time to clean out those bins and closets!

Mom’s Night Out
Wednesday, May 31st at 7 p.m.
Please join us for Mom’s Night Out at Stormy’s on Wed., May 31st at 7p.m. for an evening of support, networking and friendship.

ADL Contacts:   Helen Lucaitis , 312-550-2077 
                             Louise Dechovitz847-980-0833

ADL is a parent support group for children with learning differences and with all needs

We Appreciate You.

The Avoca School District would like to invite you to our Annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast!

Please plan to attend to enjoy breakfast, student entertainment and receive recognition for all your contributions to our district.

Please RSVP by May 19, 2017 through this Evite

If you have questions, please contact Suzie Harris, 847-728-4128

Avoca School District 37 introduces the
Strategic Plan Dashboard!  
You may now access the current  goals of the 2016-2021 Strategic Plan and their progress all in one location.  
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Upcoming Events

May 18-21, 2017
MM Science Olympiad at Nationals!

May 18, 2017
6:30 p.m. Student Recognition & BOE Meeting

May 23, 2017
4th & 5th Grade Olympics

May 25, 2017
6:00 p.m.- Orchestra Concert

May 29, 2017
Memorial Day Holiday- NO SCHOOL

June 1, 2017
1st-3rd Field Days

June 1, 2017
6:00 p.m.- 6th Grade Portfolio Sharing
6:45 p.m.- 5th Grade Transition Program
7:00 p.m.- 8th Grade Portfolio Sharing

June 6, 2017
7:00 p.m. Executive PTC Committee Meeting

June 8, 2017
12-3 p.m.- End of Year Picnic
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Extracurricular Opportunities

AW Cub Scouts are going camping and you are invited!
Saturday, May the 20th

Interested families can come for the day or the evening. More information is at our website or contact Andy Olcott.


Wilmette Baseball Association 
Buddy Baseball targets children ages 7-19 with developmental and/or physical disabilities living in New Trier Township.  Registration open NOW!  See this FLYER for more Information!  There is also VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES for MM 8th Graders.
Community Activities

New Trier High School Summer Activities

New Trier High School offers a variety of summer activities, camps, and classes for students ranging from 5th grade to incoming Freshmen.
If you don't have summer plans already, check out the options New Trier has to offer by clicking on the links below:

Summer School for Incoming Freshman
Summer Sports Camps (Youth 4th-7th Grade)
Join in the Fun!

Village-Wide Scavenger Hunt 
June 11-July 30

Pick up a FREE Scavenger Hunt Game Board and instructions at the Wilmette Historical Museum and other select locations. More details here!
Check out the Amazing Events
offered through the
Glenview Park District!

JUNE 2017
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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