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Archive for January 2019

Monday Spanish Amigos Registration Extension

Posted Jan 31, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized
Good Afternoon Ames Families,
The after school Spanish Amigos class being offered by the Riverside Parks and Recreation at Ames Elementary School is currently below the minimum. This class is scheduled to start on Monday, February 4th. In an effort to spread the word and encourage more participation the Riverside Parks and Recreation has extend the deadline for registration to this Friday, February 1st at 10 AM.  If they do not reach the minimum they will have to cancel this session. Please see this link for more information 2019 Riverside Parks and Rec WinterSpring Classes.
Riverside Parks and Recreation
10 Pine Ave, Riverside, IL 60546
Office: 708-442-7025
Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/riversiderec

Library Readers Needed

Posted Jan 27, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

Library Readers Needed

We are still in need of lots of library readers. The students love it when a family member comes in to read and are disappointed when they don’t have a reader there.  Please see the list of classes that still need readers for this week and consider signing up  to help at http://signup.com/go/EUfUdvk.  Can’t make it this week?  There are lots of openings in the weeks to come as well.  If you have any questions, please contact Debbie at deb.kummer@sbcglobal.net.


Ms. Gustella’s class from 9:20-9:40 am

Ms. McPherson’s class from 10:20-10:40 am

Ms. Giger’s class from 10:50-11:20 am

Ms. Collins’ class from 12:20-12:50 pm

Ms. Jagust’s class from 1:20-1:50 p,

Ms. Basek’s class from 2:20-2:50 pm


Ms. McPherson’s class from 1:20-1:40 pm

Mr. Becker’s class from 1:50-2:20 pm

Ms. Hickey’s class from 2:20-2:50 pm


Ms. Munson’s class from 8:50-9:20 am

Ames Family Dance – Tonight at 6:30pm

Posted Jan 13, 2019 | Category: Family Dance


Six Flags Read To Succeed – Accepting Logs Now through February 8th

Posted Jan 13, 2019 | Category: Read To Succeed


Dear Families,

Six Flags Read to Succeed is a program that encourages students in grades K through 6 to read for fun. Every student who completes six hours of recreational reading before February 8th will be eligible for a free admission ticket to Six Flags Theme Park.

See the following Read to Succeed-english or Read to Succeed-Spanish for more information and a copy of the log.



Thank You Awesome Ames PTA

Posted Jan 13, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

A thank you card from Ames Librarian Patty Prodanich to the Ames PTA.

Fun Lunch – Forms Due Today

Posted Jan 9, 2019 | Category: Fun Lunch

Fun Lunch is back at AMES and is better than ever! Fun lunch will be offered twice a month beginning in February and will be provided by Bill’s Place in LaGrange Park. We will have a different schedule of foods, so please make note of the days and menu items. Each meal will include an entrée, side, and dessert. Students are responsible for their own beverage. Each meal is $5.00. For allergy or nutritional information contact Kelly Tabb at kmt0906@yahoo.com

All Forms must be returned by January 25th for all lunches ordered for the second half of the year. You cannot order meals on a weekly basis – all orders must be placed at this time. Late orders will not be honored.


Chipotle Fundraiser – This Tuesday, January 29th

Posted Jan 9, 2019 | Category: Fundraisers

Box Tops For Education – January Drive Ends February 5th

Posted Jan 9, 2019 | Category: Box tops For education, Fundraisers


Dear Ames students, family and friends,

A new year has begun! So far for the 2018-2019 school year, we have raised 631$ for Ames through Boxtops for Education and had a lot of fun doing so. Thank you all for your continued support. Which class will redeem the trophy and take the prize? This month is brought to you by Zoo City Treats in Brookfield. Remember to check the expiration dates on your Box Tops! If they’re expired, don’t send them to school as they do not count towards the class tally and will not be accepted. Please submit forms by February 5th 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


BTFAmes Jan copy

PTA Meeting Friday, January 11th

Posted Jan 6, 2019 | Category: Meetings

Please join us Friday, January 11th at 8:30 am in the Art Room for our Ames School PTA meeting.