Avon Grove Charter School

Cub Pack Weekly - November 14th

Calendar at a Glance!

November 15th - Waterglass Drama (3-4 pm), Holiday Show Ticket Sales END

November 16th - Spanish Session 1 (3-4 pm), Board Mtg. - Work Session (6:15 pm) & Public Session (7:30 pm)

November 17th - Lessons from the Heart Session 2 (3-4 pm)

November 18th - Soccer Shots Session 1 (3-4 pm)

November 19th - Wear Red for Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, Basket Brigade Donation Due

November 22nd - November 23rd - Asynchronous Learning, No Students, Basket Pick-Up

November 23rd - Holiday Show tickets emailed to parents.

November 24th - November 26th - SCHOOL CLOSED, HAPPY THANKSGIVING

November 29th - PTO Holiday Virtual Shop, Waterglass Drama

November 30th - PTO Holiday Virtual Shop, Spanish Session 1 (3-4 pm), Last Day Sports Booster Hoagie Sale, Picture Re-takes

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Parent Teacher Conferences

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The Gift of Giving!


This year, the AGCS holiday show’s theme is The Gift of Giving. We are excited to invite you to join in this celebration and choose one of the following worthy causes to support. We are collecting the donations outlined below from Monday, November 15 through Tuesday, December 14th. Since some requested donations are similar to one another, please label the donation with the organization of your choice.


Kindergarten: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

  • Kindergarten is leading a Pajama Drive! Bring a new pair of pajamas into school and we will donate the pajamas to children in need throughout our school community, as well as children in need through CHOP. In honor of this special pajama drive, Kindergarten invites ALL students, teachers and staff to wear pajamas on Friday, December 3rd!

First Grade: Family Promise of Southern Chester County

  • First Grade is sponsoring Family Promise of Southern Chester County, an organization supporting families experiencing homelessness. Family Promise is thrilled to have the support of AGCS and is looking for donations of the following items:

    • Amazon Gift Cards

    • Trash Bags

    • Kids Shampoo and Conditioner

    • Kids Toothbrushes

    • Toothpaste

    • Pullups

Second Grade: The Garage Youth Center

  • Second Grade has been inspired by the work of The Garage Youth Center, an After School and Youth Development Program. The Garage is looking for donations of the following items for the students when they come to the youth center for after school support

    • Individual Snacks

    • Activity Books (Crossword Puzzles, Word Searches)

    • Origami Paper

    • Phone Chargers

    • Board Games

Third Grade: Deployed active duty military

  • Third Grade is dedicated to getting holiday cards into the hands of as many deployed active duty military as possible this holiday season. The students are asking families to make cards for active duty military at home and send them into school. If you know of any active duty military personnel that you would like us to send some of these cards to, please email your child’s teacher the name and mailing address of these service men and women.

Fourth Grade: FedEx or UPS drivers or Mail Carriers

  • Fourth Grade would like to say “thank you” to our FedEx, UPS and all other Mail Carriers for working so hard this holiday season to get our packages where they need to go. They are asking you to send in treats for us to hand out at both campuses (ELC & State Road) to these hard working men and women.

Fifth Grade: Jenners Pond Retirement Community

  • Fifth Grade is committed to supporting Jenners Pond Retirement Community this holiday season. Jenners Pond is asking for donations of the following items:

    • Clorox or Lysol Brand disinfectant wipes

    • Clorox or Lysol Brand disinfectant sprays

    • AAA Batteries (Energizer or Duracell)

    • Individually packaged bags of chips/crackers/popcorn

    • Individually wrapped (and shelf-stable) muffins and pastries

    • Juice pouches/juice boxes

    • Fruit snack pouches

Sixth Grade: Ronald McDonald House

  • Sixth Grade’s passion this holiday season is the Ronald McDonald House. It is a family & children's charity dedicated to supporting families with sick children in their time of need. The Ronald McDonald House is asking for donations of the following items:

    • Clorox or Lysol Brand disinfectant wipes

    • Clorox or Lysol Brand disinfectant sprays

    • AAA Batteries (Energizer or Duracell)

    • Individually packaged bags of chips/crackers/popcorn

    • Individually wrapped (and shelf-stable) muffins and pastries

    • Juice pouches/juice boxes

    • Fruit snack pouches


Thank you all for supporting AGCS’ passion of giving to those in

Holiday Show Information!

THE LAST DAY TO PURCHASE YOUR HOLIDAY SHOW TICKETS IS NOVEMBER 15TH BY 3:00 PM!


Please click on the link below for information on the Holiday Show:


https://www.smore.com/yxjrh

Holiday Show Tickets!

Click here for the Holiday Show ticket information.

Holiday Show T-Shirts

The first order has been placed. However, you may still order a shirt. It is possible they will be in before the show and definitely before the holiday break. Please see below:
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International Basket Brigade!

Donations: Just a reminder that we are collecting donations for the Thanksgiving Basket Brigade through November 19th. If you would like to make a donation, please use the Sign Up Genius your child's homeroom teacher sent out.


Receiving a basket: If you would like to receive a Thanksgiving basket, filled with everything you need for a Thanksgiving feast, please fill out this form. If you are unable to fill out the form, please contact Jen Azzara at jazzara@agcharter.org. All baskets will be available to pick up on Monday, 11/22.

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Winter Health Reminders!

As more age groups have the opportunity to receive COVID vaccines, we ask everyone to remain vigilant in handwashing and proper mask-wearing during the school day to reduce the spread of all seasonal illnesses, including influenza and COVID. The change in weather and upcoming holidays will lead to more time indoors with family gatherings and celebrations, which we want our AGCS families to enjoy in good health! As always, please contact your school nurses regarding COVID exposure or cases within your household for guidance.


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Our honey is ready!

The AGCS honey bees were busy this spring and summer pollinating tree blossoms and flowers and collecting nectar. They brought the pollen and nectar back to their hive and turned the nectar into marvelous honey! As you know, honey bees make and store honey in their hives to provide food for the winter when weather conditions prevent them from leaving their hive. Our bees must think it is going to be a long, cold winter because they stored more honey than they need to survive.


Through the hard work and dedication of our Beekeeping Team and High School Bee Academy Students, Avon Grove Charter School is thrilled to “bee” offering pure raw honey harvested from the AGCS Apiary. The honey is available for a donation of $10 per jar with a limit of 2 jars per AGCS Family.


Order forms will be accepted starting November 1st. Orders will be filled as they are received.


All donations benefit the AGCS Apiary. Thank you for your continued support.

Please download the information below to order your yearbook.