Avondale ENews

Week of September 12, 2022

Here's what's happening around the district this week (athlete events marked with a ++).

September 12: AHS & AMS Avondale Band Boosters Meeting / 7pm / Zoom Link HERE.


September 13: AMS 6th Grade Activity Night / 3-5pm
September 13: R. Grant Graham Elementary PTO Meeting / 6pm
September 13: Woodland Elementary PTO Meeting / 6pm
++ AHS Varsity Boys Tennis AT Southfield / 4pm
++ AHS Varsity Cross Country Jamboree AT Memorial Park / 4pm
++ AHS Volleyball VS Berkley / JV 5pm / Freshmen 5:30pm / Varsity 6:30pm / Avondale High School

September 14: AHS Picture Day
September 14: Avondale Bands Fundraiser at Salsarita's / 12-8pm (more details below)
September 14: Gleaners Food Bank / 2:30 - 4pm / The River Church (Waukegan & Squirrel)
September 14: Deerfield Elementary PTO Meeting / 7pm
++ AHS Varsity Boys Tennis VS Sterling Heights / 4pm / Avondale High School


September 15: AMS 7th/8th Grade Activity Night / 3-5pm
++ AHS Varsity Boys Tennis VS Royal Oak / 4pm / Avondale High School
++ AHS Volleyball VS Rochester / JV 5pm / Freshmen 5:30pm / Varsity 6:30pm / Avondale High School
++ AHS Varsity Boys Soccer VS Oak Park / 5pm / Avondale High School
++ AHS Varsity Girls Swim and Dive VS Athens / 6pm / Avondale High School
++ AHS JV Football AT Berkley / 6:30pm


September 16: Auburn Elementary Coffee with the Principal. 9:45am
September 16: Avondale Athletic Hall of Fame Induction / 5pm / Avondale High School
September 16: Woodland Elementary Family Picnic /5:30 - 7pm
++ AHS Varsity Football VS Berkley / 7pm / Avondale High School


September 17: AHS JV Volleyball Tournament / 8am / Avondale High School

CONGRATULATIONS

CONGRATULATIONS to Avondale High School Senior Ethan Pruzinsky who set a new AHS record at the Algonac Cross Country Invitational with a time of 15:39!!!! Way to run Ethan!

IN THE NEWS

A wonderful story about our own wonderful Mark Green who performs for Senior Citizens in the area on Channel 7: https://youtu.be/Hc11cga_0ZI

OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS

Avondale High School Competitive eSports Team News! Open to AHS students, the Cyber Jackets team is looking to fill Varsity roster spots for 3 major game titles: Rocket League, Fortnite, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! Your student can contact Mr. Paritee to learn more or to join the team: dallas.paritee@avondaleschools.org.


Driver Ed classes offered at AHS! Courtesy Driving School will be holding their Segment 1 and Segment 2 classes at Avondale High School again this school year! You can register for their classes at https://www.courtesydrivingschool.com/locations.html. The fall sessions are now posted and open for enrollment. Questions? Call (800) 256-9559 or email courtesydriving@yahoo.com.


Avondale High School SKI TEAM! If your high school student likes to have outdoor fun and meet people they should think about joining the Avondale/Troy Ski Team! Learn more HERE.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Avondale Blessings in a Backpack Signup: Students receiving free or reduced school meals are eligible. Provides students' food for the weekend. NO COST to families. Learn more and get a link to sign up HERE.


Avondale Busy Bees is hiring for afternoon positions. If you or someone you know is 17 or older and enjoy working with children, contact Aleesha Hollis (Busy Bee Coordinator) at aleesha.hollis@avondaleschools.org or call 248-537-6402 or 248-285-2336.

FUNDRAISING - Thank you for Supporting our Students

Avondale Bands Salsarita's Fundraiser ... Don't cook next Wednesday (September 14th) between 12 and 8pm! Instead get the family and some friends together for a delicious Salsarita's lunch or dinner! Our band kids will get 20% of your sale when you present THIS flyer (printed or on your phone).


Deerfield Elementary Jet's Pizza Fundraiser! September 22nd / Crooks and Auburn / 10% of your purchase comes back to our Deerfield Falcons / Learn more HERE.

STUDENT ENGAGEMENT

Last week, two Woodland Elementary safeties learned the correct way to raise, lower and fold the American flag. Many thanks to Mr. Gerry who shared facts about the flag with the students, Jack and Mark, and then demonstrated how to properly fold it. Woodland Wildcat safeties will be taking on this responsibility throughout the school year.

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