Avoca School District 37: Kindergarten orientation March 12
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Feb 2008, p. 25, 26

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Kindergarten orientation is scheduled from 6-7 p.m. March 12 in the library at Avoca West Elementary School, 235 Beech Drive, Glenview. Children entering kindergarten in the fall must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1.

Marie Murphy School has been named an Apple Distinguished School for its innovative technology plan that features a 1:1 laptop program in sixth through eighth grades. This school year, 18 schools across the United States were selected.

On Feb. 7, students at Avoca West Elementary School celebrated the "Year of the Rat" by participating in a Chinese New Year parade. Parent Traci Lee provided the dragon for the parade.

The "lemondrop" band will be performing at an Avoca West Elementary School Student Council benefit at 7 p.m. Friday in the south gym. Avoca West second grade teacher Dave Hoffheimer, who is a member of the lemondrop band, offered a performance by the band as a way to replenish the low Student Council funds. Members of the band include guitarist Dave Hoffheimer, lead guitarist Mark Raymond, who has a daughter at Avoca, bass player Chris Derfler, and drummer Brian Shrago. The band has been together for eight years.

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28 Feb 2008
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Avoca School District 37
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Avoca School District 37: Kindergarten orientation March 12

Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.