Event Details and Volunteer Opportunities
Bid NOW to support Avoca!
You can support the District and get great items such as sports tickets, memorabilia and one of kind items like the opportunity to be Principal for the Day at AW and snag VIP seats to 8th Grade Graduation!
The 2017 Online Auction is open NOW and runs through next Thursday, 2/23 at noon. All items not purchased through the BUY NOW feature will be available at the Fun Fair on 2/26 from noon to 3 pm at their max online bid (with the exception of the MM tix, which will be available online only).
When you create your sign-in for the auction, please be sure to PROVIDE AN ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE EMAIL ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER so that we can contact you to arrange payment and item delivery in the event that you place the winning bid. All proceeds benefit Avoca Programs.
Save the Date: Girls Night Out!
March 10, 2017, 6-8 pm, Marie Murphy Gym. A night your girls will not forget! Photo Booth, DJ, Bubble Soccer, Cosmic Bowling, Cosmic Ga Ga Pit, and MORE. Keep a look out for the Event Registration Forms next week.
Boys Night Out -- THANK YOU
Thank you to all the parents and boys who came out to a successful 2017 Boys Night Out. Thank you to the Committee: Sheila Bilimoria, Marnie Beilin, Colleen Rosenthal and Wilma Lino. Thank you to the day of volunteers Betsy Harootyan, Robin Smith, Dorothy Elfring, Virginia Chung, Jasmina De La Torre, and Ann Giese. Also a very special thank you to Avoca Parent, Rob Russell, of Strike Promo for donating the LED wristbands for the event!
5th Grade Graduation Design Contest
Your child's design could be picked to be the winning design on this years 5th grade graduation T-Shirts. We are opening it up to any and all students who would like their artistic design on the front. Please keep in mind the design should be relatively simple but have meaning as to what our amazing school means to them or what they remember the most about the school! See details below and get to work our young artists!
Who: All 5th graders
What: T-Shirt design
When: Due by May 2, 2017
Why: What 5th grader doesn't like a little competition??
Good luck everyone! Can't wait to see all the amazing designs!!
ART IN ACTION DAY – THANK YOU!
The gym at Avoca West was buzzing with creative energy on February 9 during the PTC-sponsored Art in Action Day! Thank you to the Avoca administration, staff and PTC for supporting and accommodating this event. Thank you to the music, instrumental and PE departments for giving up their spaces for a day.
Special thanks to these local businesses/artists for partnering with Art in Action:
And a great big thank you to MICHELE ROWE for chairing this amazing event for the PAST DECADE(!!) as well as the following artists, teachers, students and parent volunteers: Mina Boruta, Jessica Boyle, Steve Brown, Dennis Cook, Demitra Daskalakis, Betsy Harootyan, Dave Hoffheimer, Diana Langlois, Brian Lee, Jessica LeFebvre, Iliana Mora, Devon Nelson, Ella Ozkaymak, Chuck Paschen, Jennifer Pettersen, Vallie Pettersen, Shari Pontillo, Donna Price, Alejandra Rodriguez, Colleen Rosenthal, Rocky Rowe, Cooper Rowe, Kelly Sabatini, Nicki Scozia, Barb Vogelstein, Karly Walchli, Beth Wechsler and Kate Wilson.