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Riverside, IL 60546
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Archive for August 2019

Ames PTA Fall Book Fair 2019

Posted Aug 29, 2019 | Category: Book Fair

Ames PTA Fall Book Fair 2019

Check out some of the books on our online flyer


Book Fair Dates –

Wednesday, September 11th

Thursday, September 12th

  • Shop 1PM to 3PM (Students Only)
  • Shop 3PM to 4PM and 6PM -8:30PM

Parent Volunteers – Parent help is needed to make our Fall Book Fair a success. Please click on the following link to view time slots and sign up to help. https://signup.com/go/NeMcMBR

Online Book Fair – If you are unable to attend in person, we invite you to visit our online Book Fair at https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/afameselementaryschool. Our online Fair is available from September 6th – September 19th.

New This Year – eWallet, a payment option for students. Shoppers can set up and manage funds using eWallet by going to https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/afameselementaryschool between August 28th and September 12th. We also accept all major credit cards and checks made payable to Ames PTA.


Ames Elementary School Spirit Wear 2019

Posted Aug 22, 2019 | Category: Spirit Wear


Ames Elementary School Spirit Wear 2019

We’ve got spirit, yes we do! We’ve got spirit, how ’bout you? Are you ready to show your spirit for Ames first Spirit Day on September 9th? Download this Ames Spirit Wear Order form 2019 or shop online at https://amesspiritwear19.itemorder.com/sale.  Ordering for Ames Elementary School Spirit Wear 2019 ends on Friday September 13th, 2019 (11:59pm CDT)


Join The PTA!

Posted Aug 16, 2019 | Category: Informational

Questions?? Contact Susan Wolfe at swolfe447@gmail.com

Download the Join the PTA 2019 and return to Ames in an envelope marked ‘Ames PTA – Membership’.

Pay online at https://ames-pta-membership.cheddarup.com/

* Please note, PTA membership is annual and must be renewed each year.

PTA Meeting!

Posted Aug 16, 2019 | Category: Meetings


Please join us after first day drop off – PTA meeting at 8:30 am on the back parking lot on Wednesday, August 21.  Hope to see you there!

For more information please see our meeting Agenda 08-21-19 and PTA 2019-2020 Calendar.

Welcome Back Families!

Posted Aug 16, 2019 | Category: Social

Welcome Back Families!  We can’t wait to see everyone next week!  Please join us at the Ames PTA Ice Cream Social during the teacher meet and greet.  We will be on the front lawn Tuesday starting at 3:00 pm.  We will be offering ice cream from Aunt Diana’s served by members of our very own Riverside Fire Department.  Parents can sign up for the PTA and check out some cool new offerings we have for membership and spirit wear.  It will be a fun afternoon to reconnect with Ames families and meet new ones. (Rain?  We will be in the gym).

Big Changes are Here with Box Tops!

Posted Aug 14, 2019 | Category: Box tops For education

Box Tops has changed how we can earn cash for Ames. Please check it out. This app allows us to earn more box tops per product or by stores. How cool is that! Just go to https://play.google.com/store/apps/details or https://apps.apple.com/us/app/box-tops-for-education to download the app!

Visit https://www.facebook.com/1798748283512942/posts/2242653679122398/ for more information.