A.F. AMES SCHOOL
86 Southcote Road
Riverside, IL 60546
(708) 447-0759

Archive for March 17, 2019

Science Fair Tomorrow Thursday, March 21st

Posted Mar 17, 2019 | Category: Science Fair

The Science Fair is this Thursday!!!! 

Here is a timeline for the event for science fair participants:

4pm Children arrive and set up presentations (all children should bring a  water bottle too!)
4:30pm Judging begins and all parents need to exit the gym
4:30-6pm Children will take turns giving their presentations and eating pizza
6-6:30pm Ribbons are distributed
6:30pm-8:00pm Hands on science for the whole family begins!!!!

Please note: The Science Fair is open to All our Ames Families.  Science workshops by High Tech High Touch are from 6:30-8:00pm and will include:

  • Making Foam Slime (students will take this home and they will create this) learning about polymerization and chemical reactions
  • Weather unit experimenting with Dry Ice to make clouds and Making Forever Snow, and tornado tubes and pressure experiments (will take forever snow home)
  • Edison’s workshop- working with static and current electricity generating a static lightning bulb using our Van de Graff.
Finally, if you are available to help with the science fair, please let Elizabeth know!  We need one parent to volunteer to supervise the food from 4:30 to 6pm, and 2 parents to help direct children to their space for their presentations from 4-4:45pm.

Please contact Elizabeth Kos at elizabeth.b.kos@gmail.com if you have any questions!



Student Council Chick-fil-A Fundraiser – Today Wednesday, April 3rd

Posted Mar 17, 2019 | Category: Fundraisers, Student Council

 

Mark your calendars to eat dinner at Chick-Fil-A

Mark your calendars to eat dinner at Chick-Fil-A in North Riverside on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00pm and support the Ames Student Council.

Join us for food and fun!  Eat dinner with your family and friends and a percentage of the sales will be donated to our school!

 

Click HERE to access the flyer for more information.

 



Ames School Spirit Week and Pennies for Patients

Posted Mar 17, 2019 | Category: Fundraisers, Student Council

Ames School Spirit Week and Pennies for Patients

Our school is having a Pennies for Patients fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society the week of March 18th – March 22nd.  Every day we will have a fun spirit day as well.  Also, there will be two special days you can pay $1 to Break the Rules!  

 

Click HERE to access the flyer for more information.





Ames Family Night With The Chicago Wolves – Due Today Wednesday, March 20th

Posted Mar 17, 2019 | Category: Fundraisers

AMES SCHOOL FAMILY NIGHT OUT
WITH THE CHICAGO WOLVES

SATURDAY, APR. 6 AT 7 PM
VS. COLORADO EAGLES

Come out and join Ames school family and friends for a night of fun at a Chicago Wolves hockey game. The choir will also perform right before the game starts. Everyone who attends will receive a free Chicago Wolves winter hat!

Tickets may be purchased online at: https://chicago-wolves-hockey-game.cheddarup.com OR Complete and return this order form Wolves_hockey_game to the Ames school office in an envelope marked “Ames PTA – Hockey Night”. Tickets will be sent home with students the week of April 1st. All orders and payments are due Wednesday, March 20th, 2019. This flyer cannot be used in conjunction with any other ticket offer.

NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.