Avoca West News

Week of February 28, 2022

Parent-Teacher Conferences - Getting Ready!

Next Monday, March 7th, "Meet the Teacher" will go live to start scheduling for our Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences. Conferences will continue to be held via Zoom on March 23rd and 24th, taking place after two half days on Wednesday and Thursday. While some families and staff have expressed a desire to return to in-person conferences, many have also indicated that ZOOM conferences work best.


Prior to Fall 2022 Conferences we will poll stakeholders and develop a plan based on that feedback and what is operationally feasible. Thank you for your patience as we continue to navigate the challenges of COVID and its aftermath.


Please stay tuned for the online sign ups for next Monday. Thank you for your ongoing support and collaboration!

Summer Enrichment & Learning Opportunities

March 1st marks the opening of Wilmette District 39's Summer Enrichment Program registration. As in previous years, our Avoca students are welcome to join the fellow grade level peers just down the road for some morning programming.


If you're interested in seeing what's offered, CHECK OUT THEIR PROGRAM SITE that includes the link to the program brochure. Happy browsing!

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Virtual Chess-Ed for Spring!


REGISTER NOW for the Spring 2022 Session of Chess-Ed's Virtual Enrichment Program!


Chess-Ed is pleased to offer VIRTUAL chess lessons to your chess students this Spring! The 11-week Spring session is offered Tuesday through Thursday after school and Saturday mornings at a variety of times with Beginner, Novice, Continuing, and Advanced program levels. This session of the program will run from Tuesday, 3/22/22 to Saturday, 6/4/22. Registration and program details can be found at https://spring2022virtualchess-ed.eventbee.com


Playing chess enhances concentration and focus, uses analytical and critical thinking skills, and

promotes problem solving, creativity, social skills, and sportsmanship. Through this wonderful

“Sport of the Mind”, CHESS, an intellectual foundation for all learning will occur. Join TODAY!

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Questions? Comments?

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