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Archive for December 2018

PTA Cookie Exchange for Ames Staff – Last Call for Bakers

Posted Dec 11, 2018 | Category: Uncategorized

Calling all Ames Elves!  

We need your help.  The PTA is hosting the annual holiday cookie exchange for our awesome Ames Staff.  The staff love this event and get so excited to make a box of cookies to bring home to their friends and families. Can we match the amazing display from the Election Day bake sale?  Store bought okay, too.

When: December 20th

What: Two dozen cookies from each elf that signs up

Drop-off – Wednesday, Dec 19 after school or Thursday, Dec 20 before school.  Additional instructions closer to event.

Sign Up Here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090944acab2fa3fb6-teacher

Ames Student Council Chipotle Fundraiser – Today

Posted Dec 9, 2018 | Category: Fundraisers


Student Council has organized a fundraiser at Chipotle on Cermak Road in Berwyn on Monday, December 10th from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.

Take a night off from cooking and come grab some tacos or a burrito with our awesome Ames students and their families from our amazing school community!  Some of our fabulous teachers will be joining us, as well.

Our Ames Student Council looks forward to eating dinner with our families at Chipotle and raising money for our school and students.

Ames PTA Meeting – Tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 7th

Posted Dec 3, 2018 | Category: Meetings

Come to the PTA Meeting this Friday 12/7 at 8:30am in the Art Room where D96 Board Members and Superintendent Ryan-Toye will give an update of the progress of the Facility Advisory Committee with regard to the Ames Addition.

November Box Tops Winners

Posted Dec 2, 2018 | Category: Box tops For education, Fundraisers

Congratulations to Ms. Ohlman’s 2nd grade class.  They were the winners of the Box Tops for Education November Drive.

Box Tops For Education – December Drive

Posted Dec 2, 2018 | Category: Box tops For education


Dear Ames students, family and friends,

BRRRR! The weather is getting colder and the holidays are here! As families begin baking holiday treats, don’t forget to save your box tops for Ames! Remember to check the expiration dates on your Box Tops! If they’re expired, don’t send them to school; expired Box Tops cannot be accepted. This month’s prize will be a jolly treat. Which class will redeem the trophy? Please submit forms by January 8th complete with teachers name and if in kindergarten state AM or PM. For updates and class winners please follow https://m.facebook.com/BTFAmesElementarySchool

Thank you, Aisha Ilic
Email: LADIELUXX@gmail.com