Avoca School District 37

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Superintendent Dr. Osburn and Chief School Business Official Beth Dever were sent out in style at the final board meetin...
06/17/2024

Superintendent Dr. Osburn and Chief School Business Official Beth Dever were sent out in style at the final board meeting of their careers with a surprise bagpiper (in honor of Dr. Osburn's Scottish heritage)! Thank you to community members who came out to celebrate the two who collectively contributed 35 years of service to Avoca. Happy retirement!

Our Cicadapalooza Fundraiser was buzzing with students, staff, and parents last week. Thank you to those who supported a...
06/11/2024

Our Cicadapalooza Fundraiser was buzzing with students, staff, and parents last week. Thank you to those who supported and helped us raise over $1,000 for the Viking Fund!

How do you celebrate a cicada-infested summer? Eat them for a good cause, of course.  Cicadapalooza took off at Avoca West Elementary School on Thursday, June 6, punctuating students’ last week of school. It was a fun day that featured games, races and a special once-in-a-17-year opportunity.  T...

Wishing all Avoca families and teachers a safe, restful, and adventurous summer break!
06/06/2024

Wishing all Avoca families and teachers a safe, restful, and adventurous summer break!

A busy May 16 board meeting featured recognition of students for their outstanding achievements in Science Olympiad, the...
05/28/2024

A busy May 16 board meeting featured recognition of students for their outstanding achievements in Science Olympiad, the Spring Play, Varsity Boys Volleyball, and Scholastic Art & Writing. Additionally, Dr. Yoav Sharon was sworn in as the newest Board of Education member.

We are so proud of our Science Olympiad Team!
05/28/2024

We are so proud of our Science Olympiad Team!

Congratulations to our Science Olympiad Team! They took 10th place at the National competition and we are so proud of them all!

Join us for an important discussion about the future of our schools on Monday, May 20 via Zoom at 6 p.m. We're looking f...
05/17/2024

Join us for an important discussion about the future of our schools on Monday, May 20 via Zoom at 6 p.m.

We're looking for 14 volunteers for a session with community members who were UNDECIDED about the March 19 referendum ballot question. Whether you voted for or against the measure, your participation is welcome. Due to the group cap, participation will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you are interested in participating, RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3V4zbNU or by scanning the QR code.

Avoca teachers are simply the best! Happy Teacher Appreciation Week
05/07/2024

Avoca teachers are simply the best! Happy Teacher Appreciation Week

05/03/2024
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05/02/2024
Next week is National Volunteer Appreciation Week, and Avoca volunteers are a big deal! This morning, we celebrated and ...
04/19/2024

Next week is National Volunteer Appreciation Week, and Avoca volunteers are a big deal! This morning, we celebrated and thanked parents who lend their time, talent, and voices to make a difference in our school community!

04/18/2024
We are proud to share that Avoca has earned the NAMM Foundation's Best Communities for Music Education title for its unw...
04/09/2024

We are proud to share that Avoca has earned the NAMM Foundation's Best Communities for Music Education title for its unwavering commitment to music education! Congratulations to our dedicated students, teachers, administrators, and community members!

Safety first! Dr. Arreguin couldn’t believe her eyes as she ventured out with students today to enjoy the celestial spec...
04/08/2024

Safety first! Dr. Arreguin couldn’t believe her eyes as she ventured out with students today to enjoy the celestial spectacle. 🌙

Recharged and ready for the final quarter of the school year! In addition to professional development on topics like CHA...
04/02/2024

Recharged and ready for the final quarter of the school year! In addition to professional development on topics like CHAMPS and emergency response protocols, staff engaged in activities enhancing peer learning, creativity, and application in their classrooms!

It wouldn't be Chicago if we didn't get flurries on the Friday Institute Day before Spring break! Happy Spring Break, Av...
03/23/2024

It wouldn't be Chicago if we didn't get flurries on the Friday Institute Day before Spring break! Happy Spring Break, Avoca families!

The board will convene tonight, March 21, to discuss transportation fees, staffing, and proposed school fees (Category A...
03/21/2024

The board will convene tonight, March 21, to discuss transportation fees, staffing, and proposed school fees (Category A). There will also be a post-referendum discussion.

View the agenda and packet here: https://shorturl.at/chktJ

PLEASE VOTE TODAY Just a reminder, if you haven’t voted yet, you still have time to vote on Avoca District 37’s bond ref...
03/19/2024

PLEASE VOTE TODAY

Just a reminder, if you haven’t voted yet, you still have time to vote on Avoca District 37’s bond referendum. Learn more at www.allinforavoca37.org

TODAY IS ELECTION DAYAvoca District 37’s bond referendum will fund major improvements to Marie Murphy School and build a...
03/19/2024

TODAY IS ELECTION DAY

Avoca District 37’s bond referendum will fund major improvements to Marie Murphy School and build a new Pre-K through fifth-grade school on the Marie Murphy campus. Learn more at www.allinforavoca37.org

MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD March 19 is Election Day, and District 37’s bond referendum is on the ballot. If approved, the ref...
03/18/2024

MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD

March 19 is Election Day, and District 37’s bond referendum is on the ballot. If approved, the referendum will:

▸Address all safety/security needs and facility challenges at Avoca West by replacing it with a new school that is equal to the quality of education we provide our students..
▸Create space to address learning needs, such as updated science labs and flexible learning spaces at Marie Murphy.
▸Complete all necessary life, safety, and maintenance upgrades at Marie Murphy to keep it in good working condition.

Please remind your friends and family members to make their voices heard, too. Be informed and learn the facts at www.allinforavoca37.org

A COMMUNITY-CREATED SOLUTIONCommunity members, parents, and teachers worked together with architects and engineers to de...
03/17/2024

A COMMUNITY-CREATED SOLUTION

Community members, parents, and teachers worked together with architects and engineers to develop a responsible plan for the future of Avoca’s schools. Get all the facts at www.allinforavoca37.org

PROTECTING QUALITY SCHOOLS AND HOME VALUESQuality schools are a positive factor in protecting property values. The propo...
03/17/2024

PROTECTING QUALITY SCHOOLS AND HOME VALUES

Quality schools are a positive factor in protecting property values. The proposal replaces an aging elementary building with a new school and invests needed dollars into upgrading learning spaces for students and staff at Marie Murphy School. It’s a proposal that will benefit future generations of students and homeowners. This proposal will help protect the investment in our schools, and in homes. Learn more about Avoca District 37’s referendum at

IT'S OUR TURNThe last time voters were asked to consider a bond referendum was in the 1990s, more than 30 years ago. Oth...
03/16/2024

IT'S OUR TURN

The last time voters were asked to consider a bond referendum was in the 1990s, more than 30 years ago. Other New Trier districts have invested more than $300 million since 2011 alone. The Avoca community has made it clear they don't want to let our schools fall behind what our neighbors provide students. Learn more about Avoca District 37’s referendum at www.allinforavoca37.org

A RECORD OF FINANCIAL STEWARDSHIPThe District last came to the voters in 2009 when the community approved an operating r...
03/15/2024

A RECORD OF FINANCIAL STEWARDSHIP

The District last came to the voters in 2009 when the community approved an operating rate increase that was projected to last for seven years but, due to responsible stewardship, has lasted for almost 15 years. Learn more about Avoca District 37’s referendum at www.allinforavoca37.org

IT’S MORE THAN JUST STUDENTSInvesting in our schools is about more than just students. It’s important for our teachers a...
03/14/2024

IT’S MORE THAN JUST STUDENTS

Investing in our schools is about more than just students. It’s important for our teachers as well. New and upgraded learning spaces benefit staff, support professional learning, and help ensure Avoca schools are places where teachers want to work and learn.

Learn more: www.allinforavoca37.org

REMINDER ABOUT ELECTION DAYElection Day is Tuesday, March 19. If approved, Avoca 37’s referendum will: • Address safety/...
03/13/2024

REMINDER ABOUT ELECTION DAY

Election Day is Tuesday, March 19. If approved, Avoca 37’s referendum will:

• Address safety/security needs and facility challenges at Avoca West by replacing it with a new school equal to the quality of education we provide our students.
• Create space to address learning needs at Marie Murphy
• Complete all necessary life, safety, and maintenance upgrades at Marie Murphy to keep it in good working condition.

Learn more:

ARE YOU A RESIDENT OF AVOCA DISTRICT 37?If you are a registered voter who lives in a community that is part of Avoca Dis...
03/12/2024

ARE YOU A RESIDENT OF AVOCA DISTRICT 37?

If you are a registered voter who lives in a community that is part of Avoca District 37, you can vote on the bond referendum on the March 19 ballot. The proposal will improve schools throughout the district for all Avoca students. Learn more at www.allinforavoca37.org

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2921 Illinois Road
Wilmette, IL

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Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

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