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Archive for December 2019

Ames PTA Meeting – This Thursday, Jan 9th at 3:15 PM

Posted Dec 23, 2019 | Category: Meetings


Mark your new calendars – the first 2020 PTA meeting is being moved to Thursday, January 9 at 3:15 PM. Martha Ryan-Toye will be at the meeting to discuss and answer questions regarding the Ames construction plan.

For more information please see agenda HERE Agenda 010920.

Teacher Cookie Exchange

Posted Dec 9, 2019 | Category: Staff Appreciation



Calling all Ames Elves!  We need your help for the annual cookie exchange for the teachers and staff so they can bring some cookies home to share with their families for the Holidays! 

When: Friday, December 20th 
What we need: 2 dozen cookies from each elf that signs up 
Where to drop off: Thursday, December 19th to Liz McGarry (130 Southcote Rd) OR by 8am Friday, December 20th at the school office Attn: Liz McGarry 

This has been a hit with the teachers, so please help if you can! If you can’t bake there are slots for bringing drinks.


Save The Date – District 96 BOE Meeting Wednesday, Dec 4th

Posted Dec 2, 2019 | Category: Meetings


SAVE THE DATE – WED DEC 4th – District 96 BOE Committee of the Whole Meeting. The long-range facilities projects and financial projections for the school district will be shared. This will include the plans for Ames design and construction. The meeting takes place at Hauser at 7 pm.

Flying High Parents’ Night Out Saturday December 14th

Posted Dec 2, 2019 | Category: Fundraisers

Drop off your kids for a super fun pizza fundraiser at Flying High while you get to take some time for yourself.  Get some holiday shopping done, go out for dinner and a movie or maybe have a quiet night at home.  Enjoy yourselves while the kids are having a blast with friends (and getting worn out).

Who: Ames Students, Friends and Family who are at least 5 years old
Date: Saturday, December 14th
Time: 7:30-10:30 pm
Location: Flying High Sports and Rec Center, 5400 East Ave., Countryside, IL 60525
Price: $15 if pre-registered by 12/12, $20 after that.  Day of walk in registration is accepted.
Registration:  Flying High Gym  Please see flyer HERE 2019-2020 PFR Flyer Ames School 12.14.19 for more detailed information.
Questions: Contact Debbie at deb.kummer@sbcglobal.net or 708-263-7646