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March 16, 2017


Sizzling Strings

Who: Orchestras from Marie Murphy School and Avoca West Elementary School
When: Thursday, March 16th, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Marie Murphy School.

This concert will feature 5 orchestras including a Strolling Strings ensemble. 220 students will perform pieces on the theme of "America".  Can't make it?  Watch it via LIVE STREAM!  
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3/22 Teacher Appreciation Lunch

Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities

Bake for Teachers & Staff on 3/22!
The PTC will cater lunch for teachers at Avoca West and Marie Murphy during conference in-service day on 3/22. Your PTC dues help fund these appreciation lunches, but you can also contribute by bringing the following food items:
Avoca West is looking for donations of water bottles, chips or dessert.  Contact Meg Dorsay to arrange your donation at Avoca West.

Marie Murphy is looking for dessert and fruit for the luncheon. Simply bring your dessert or fruit item to the Marie Murphy front office on 3/22 before 11:30 am.

Join the PTC Executive Committee!
In 2017-18, there will be four open positions for the PTC Executive Committee: Director of Membership, Director of Enrichment, Director of Fundraising and Director of Communications. Position descriptions are accessible on the Avoca PTC website. Elections will be held in May and new committee members begin their term in June. All positions are two year nominations. If you are interested in learning more about joining the PTC executive committee, please contact
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Upcoming Events

March 16, 2017
7:00 p.m. Sizzling Strings Concert

March 20-21, 2017
Northlight Theater Workshops

March 22-23, 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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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
Interested in learning more about the candidates for the School Board Elections on April 4th?

The League of Women Voters is hosting a
Candidate Forum 
March 18, 2017
12:00 p.m. for Avoca 37 Candidates
Wilmette Village Hall
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
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
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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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