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    The Paw Print
    Middle/High School Newsletter
    Friday, December 6, 2019

    Dates to Remember

    • Saturday, December 7 - Wrestling: Avoca Duals
    • Saturday, December 7 - Community Event: Avoca Christmas in the Park
    • Monday, December 9th @6:00pm - Avoca Sports Boosters Meeting, DL Room
    • Thursday, December 12 @7:00pm - Band Holiday Concert, District Auditorium
    • Tuesday, December 17 @1:30pm - Senior Citizen Luncheon, Tiger's Den
    • Tuesday, December 17 - Sophomore Class Dinner
    • Tuesday, December 17 @7:00pm - Chorus Concert, District Auditorium
    • Thursday, December 19 - VEX Robotics Competition
    • Friday, December 20 - End of Interim 2

    Terrific Tigers

    • Congratulations to Ms. Mehlenbacher, who was recognized as a "Teachers are Heroes" award recipient from Cool 97 FM!
    • Congratulations to Riley Stowe and Jeffrey Jones, our newly inducted National Honor Society students! 
    • Congratulations to Varsity Girls Soccer, Varsity Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams for being recognized as Scholar Teams! 

    Doctoral Research - Participants Needed

    Each year students from the graduate program in School Psychology at Alfred University work with Mrs. Buisch.  Many of those students go on to pursue a doctoral dissertation. Research on a given topic is needed as part of that process.  Please consider helping a current student by following the link below.  

    Parents/Guardians with students in K-8: You could win a $50 gift certificate to Walmart while contributing to research on parenting and child behavior! Your participation will take 15-20 minutes. Please follow this link for more information

    Band Concert

    Come see the Avoca Central School Bands perform their Winter Concert on December 12th at 7:00pm in the auditorium.  The 5th and 6th Grade Band and the 7th through 12th Grade Band will be performing festive and holiday selections for you.  You will also hear a few select soloists and small ensembles playing some of their personal favorites.  We hope to see you there!

    Chorus Concert

    The Annual Christmas Chorus Concert will be December 17th at 7:00pm in the auditorium.  It will feature the 5/6 Chorus, the 7-12 Chorus and various small groups.  Come enjoy the sounds of the season!

    Community Event: Christmas in the Park

    On Saturday, December 7th come down to the annual Avoca Christmas in the Park! At 2:30-5:30 will be the parade, Santa scavenger hunt, raffle, tree lighting and other fun activities! Check out Facebook using the name "avoca.christmas"

    SADD Club: Christmas in the Park

    Avoca Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD Club) will be filling Christmas baskets for local families. Please help "fill the bus" at Christmas in the Park. You can donate on December 7th from 1-5pm at the Avoca Legion. Food ideas include: canned meals, soup, stew, chili, tuna, canned chicken, peanut butter, jellies and more. Gift ideas include: coloring books, trucks, blocks, dolls, sports equipment, board games, books and gift certificates. Please consider donating if you can! 

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