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Archive for June 2020

End of Year Letter From Our PTA Board President

Posted Jun 1, 2020 | Category: Informational

Dear Ames Families,

This will be a school year we won’t soon forget.  As the t-shirts said, “at home we had to stay, but we did it the dolphin way”.  Thanks to the entire Ames community for making e-learning as seamless as possible for all.

We won’t forget the fun we had prior to March 13th – fun lunches, Family Movie Night, assemblies, Junior Great Books, Family Dance, and more. I look forward to a night when we can celebrate like we did at the Fall Festival.  While we missed some of our favorite events, we made the most of wrapping up a few programs virtually.

We have interesting considerations ahead with the potential for more e-learning and changing rules for in-school activities.  We also will welcome Early Learners, a remodeled school and a new playground. This summer, the PTA Board will begin to look at how we may need to re-shape our programming to best support the Ames community in this new environment.  We will reach out for input and please feel free to send ideas to me or anyone on the Board.

We send appreciation and love to all of our 5th grade families. You are so special and we will miss you.

Have a wonderful summer!

Susan Wolfe
PTA Co-President

PTA Board News Update

Posted Jun 1, 2020 | Category: Informational
PTA Board News

Thank you to everyone that voted for the ’20-’21 Ames PTA Board.  Welcome to our new volunteers –  Deanna, Marissa, Auste and Maria.  So much appreciation to  Domenica and all the work she’s put in over the years and willingness to jump back in.

Thank you  Dana Frank and Deb Kummer for your dedication to the Ames PTA and all of the work you’ve done as members of the PTA Board.  We will miss your creativity and thoughtfulness while bringing fun programs to life for the benefit of Ames students.  All our best to you!

Ames PTA Board – 2020-2021
President – Susan Wolfe
Vice President #1 – Deanna Melvin; Vice President #2 – Marissa Serio
Secretary – Patty Romero
Treasurer – Kelly Tabb
Vice President Communications and Membership – Kristin McCormack
Vice President Cultural Arts and Programs – Jennifer Butler
Vice President Fundraising – Auste Graham
Vice President Hospitality – Michelle Galindo
Vice President In-school Volunteers –  Maria Munch 

Yearbook Update

Posted Jun 1, 2020 | Category: Yearbook
Yearbook Update
The Yearbook is in the final production stages and will be mailed to all 5th graders and other students that ordered it in the coming weeks.  We will share an update once they hit the mail.