What's New

Be sure to check out the good things happening at Avoca Elementary and see how our students are going above and beyond by visiting our Avoca in the News site by clicking here or going to "About Us" and clicking on the "Avoca in the News" link.

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PK & K Online Registration Now Open
Pre-School and Kindergarten registration is now open. Parents / Guardians will complete the registration process online this year. Learn more at
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Remember Your Summer Reading!
Keep your skills sharp this summer by continuing to read! Summer reading assignments for students who will be in kindergarten through 6th grade our posted at
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Take the Challenge: Link Your Food City Card to Avoca Today!
Please help us help our school by linking your Food City card to Avoca today! Even if you've linked your card in the past, you must re-link it annually.
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More Easy Ways to Help Our School
Looking for more ways to help our school? Please *link your Kroger card to Avoca. You can enroll online by visiting the Kroger Community Rewards website linked in this article and using our organization code YU189. *Kroger cards must be linked to our school each year.
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Stay Healthy this Winter!
The cold and flu season is upon us! However, there are things we can do to protect ourselves and our children from becoming sick.
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It's Time to Celebrate!
Get your dancing shoes ready! It's time to celebrate! We're hosting our awards assembly for the second grading period on Friday, January 24, and we need your help. Click for more information.
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Welcome, Amanda Deere!
I am so excited to be the new Bookkeeper at Avoca! I’m a lifelong Bristolian and a former BTCS student. After graduating from THS, I got a B.S. in Applied Human Sciences concentrating in Child & Family Studies. I took a few courses in ETSU’s MPA program (non-profit administration) several years later
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Avoca Welcomes Melanie Smith to Our Staff!
My name is Melanie Smith, and I am from right here in Bristol, Tennessee! I went through the Bristol Tennesee City School system growing up, attending Central Elementary, Vance Middle, and Tennessee High.
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The #AvocaDragons welcome new program asst., Destiny McRee!
Destiny McRee, formerly of Anderson Elementary, joins us as our new program assistant. Ms. McRee has served in a variety of instructional, leadership, and administrative roles in education, largely in Kingsport City Schools. She has a Bachelor of Science in early childhood education and a Master of Education in educational leadership and policy analysis, both from East Tennessee State University and an Educational Specialist in leadership from the University of Tennessee.
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Chanda Austin rejoins the #AvocaDragons!
teaching fourth grade, however it is my eleventh year of teaching. I have worked my entire teaching career here in Bristol City Schools. One year was split between Anderson and Central, seven years at Avoca, two years at TN High. I am so excited to rejoin this amazing team. I love teaching and believe in the power of education. My goal is to help every student reach his or her fullest potential.
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Casey Hines joins the #AvocaDragons!
Hello, my name is Casey Hines. I'm a Bristol native and a graduate of Tennessee High School. I am also a recent graduate of ETSU where I received a degree in elementary education. I played the saxophone with both the Mighty Viking Band and the Marching Bucs. Outside of school, I spend most of my time working with my church and taking care of my Jack Russell puppy, Bagel. I'm looking forward to a great first year with the Avoca Dragons!
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It's Time for School!
We're Avoca Ready! We can't wait to see you on Aug. 5. Remember, our school day runs from 8:00 - 10:10 a.m. on this day. Breakfast will be served. Kindergarten and 4th grade students, please wait until Aug. 7 to bring your school supplies.
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School Supplies Lists
Please click anywhere in this box then select your child's grade level to access the appropriate school supplies list.
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K-6 Learning Guides
Click the links to find out what your children will be learning at Avoca as they rise to the next grade level.
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