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Ames Talent Show 2019 – Important Dates

Posted Apr 3, 2019 | Category: Talent Show

Ames School Talent Show 2019

Sponsored by the PTA

Details (Note the attachments below)

  • Fill out this Ames Talent Show Permission Slip  and return to the main office by Friday, April 12th.
  • Students choose from the following options: Performer (all ages), Announcer (3rd/4th/5th), Stage Crew (5th only)
  • Students cannot do more than 1 act.  (This does NOT include a Teacher Organized Act).
  • Students who turn in the permission slip will audition.  Auditions will be held on Tuesday, April 16thin the Ames gym starting at 3pm.
  • Dance routines, gymnastic routines, skits, instrumental acts, comedy routines, poetry readings, karate routines (without weapons), singing, magic acts are all examples of acceptable performances.  Lip-synching is not permitted.  If you have questions about the appropriateness of an act, please contact Tia Sherman at tsherman13@gmail.com.
  • Acts will be limited to 1 minute and 30 seconds.
  • If music is required for an act, it will need to be edited to 1 minute and 30 seconds.  All music is due on the day of the audition. Music can be emailed to Tia Sherman or you may bring a CD.
  • When auditioning, acts should be well prepared.  Acts may not be changed at dress rehearsal and/or the night of the performance.  The auditioned act is the act that is performed in the talent show.
  • When auditioning, students will need to describe their costume.  All costumes should be appropriate for school. Costumes need not be worn to audition.
  • When auditioning, students will need to describe any equipment and/or props needed for their act.


Important Dates

Friday, April 12th  – Permission slips due to the main office

Tuesday, April 16th  – Talent Show Auditions- Ames gym at 3:00pm

Monday, May 20th – Dress Rehearsal- Ames gym at 3:00pm

Wednesday, May 22nd  – Afternoon Show- 1:15pm/Evening Show- 6:30pm (arrive at 6pm)


Parent Volunteers- Parent help is needed in order to run the show. Help is needed with auditions, dress rehearsals, performance day/night and creating the program. Please email Tiffany Smith at tsmith@caselotsinc.comif you are interested in volunteering.


Questions?  Contact Tia Sherman tsherman13@gmail.com



Red Robin Fundraiser April 9th 4-8 PM

Posted Apr 3, 2019 | Category: Fundraisers

Mark your calendars to eat dinner at Red Robin in North Riverside on Tuesday, April 9th from 4:00 to 8:00pm and support Ames School.  Eat dinner with your family and friends and a percentage of the sales will be donated to our school!

Fundraiser Date: 4/9/2019
Fundraiser Time: 4-8 PM
Hosting Restaurant: Red Robin - 2500 S Harlem Road, North Riverside, IL, 60546

PTA Meeting Tomorrow at 6:30 PM

Posted Apr 3, 2019 | Category: Meetings

Please join us Thursday, April 4th at 6:30 PM in the art room for our Ames School PTA meeting.