86 Southcote Road
Riverside, IL 60546
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Girls On The Run Needs Coaches

Posted Dec 1, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized


Dear Parents of 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Girls:

We are recruiting coaches for a Spring 2017 Girls on the Run Program. Coach registration begins in December! See the attached flyer for more information and contact Site Coordinator Cristin Evans if you have any questions: cristin.evans@gmail.com.




Red Robin

Posted Dec 1, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized


Looking for a place to eat out?

Join Red Robin Royalty and help our school earn some cash.

Sign up at https://royalty.redrobin.com/



Amazon Smile

Posted Dec 1, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

shopping-bagsHoliday shopping season is here. Don’t fight the crowds, don’t wait in checkout lines.

Reduce your stress by shopping online while supporting Ames PTA.


Go to: WWW.SMILE.AMAZON.COM and select A F Ames PTA as your preferred charity!  

Part of your purchase will be donated to the PTA (on qualifying purchases)!


Junior Great Books Signup Deadline Dec 2

Posted Dec 1, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Jr. Great Books – Signup Deadline: Friday, December 2

Fliers went home with students before Thanksgiving break, or can be downloaded here.



Library Volunteers Needed for the week of 11/28

Posted Nov 28, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Ms. Duve’s class
Ms. Kinkin’s class
Ms. Jagust’s class

Ms. Allen’s class
Mr. Bookler’s class
Ms. Wright’s class

Ms. Orlowski’s class
Ms. Munson’s class
Ms. Giger’s class

Please sign-up at http://signup.com/go/D4wzEU. For questions, please contact Debbie Kummer at deb.kummer@sbcglobal.net or 708-263-7646.


Parents Night Out at Flying High – Sign-up is now open

Posted Nov 28, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Come support Ames by dropping off your kids at Flying High for supervised gym time while you finish some shopping, have a night out or a quiet evening at home! Ames school students, friends and family 5 years or older are welcome to attend.

DATE: Friday, December 16th

TIME: 7:00-10:00pm

PRICE: Pre-register on or before Wednesday, Dec. 14th: $15
Register after Wednesday, Dec. 14th or walk-in: $20

1. Visit http://www.flyinghighgym.com/countryside/entertainment-events and scroll down to the Pizza FUNdraiser Category.
2. Where it says “Select Event”, please select your School’s or Organization’s Name.
3. Where it asks how many will attend, please select how many kids will be attending. Remember all kids attending have to be 5 years or older!
4. Click the “Book Now” button to be directed to the payment screen. You will receive a receipt via email!

*Parent/Guardian must complete online waiver in order for child to attend event*



Fun Lunch this Friday Nov 18!

Posted Nov 16, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

This Friday’s Fun lunch is the chicken tenders meal. Please note there will be potato chips this week instead of carrots. Everyone will get a cookie as usual. Thanks!

PTA Meeting This Friday at 8:20am

Posted Nov 16, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

We hope you can join us for our November PTA meeting this Friday, November 18 at 8:20 AM in the Ames art room. Coffee and refreshments will be served.


Box Tops Fundraiser

Posted Nov 16, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Clipping Box Tops is an easy way to help earn cash for our school. Each one is worth 10¢ for our school! Just look for the pink Box Tops on hundreds of products. All you have to do is clip them and send them to school.

For more information on Box Tops, including a list of participating products, go to BTFE.com. Be sure to sign up as a member (it’s free!) so you can check out our school’s earnings details and get access to coupons and bonus offers.

Thank you for your help!!!!



Pick Up Your Charleston Wrap Today

Posted Nov 16, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Charleston Wraps orders are HERE!

Please pick up your order TODAY, November 17th from 3-3:45 only in the gym!!!! If you cannot make it, please make other arrangements with Lisa Carlson – ellieodesigns@sbcglobal.net