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

Ames PTA Meeting – Tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 7th

Posted Dec 3, 2018 | Category: Meetings

Come to the PTA Meeting this Friday 12/7 at 8:30am in the Art Room where D96 Board Members and Superintendent Ryan-Toye will give an update of the progress of the Facility Advisory Committee with regard to the Ames Addition.

November Box Tops Winners

Posted Dec 2, 2018 | Category: Box tops For education, Fundraisers

Congratulations to Ms. Ohlman’s 2nd grade class.  They were the winners of the Box Tops for Education November Drive.

Box Tops For Education – December Drive

Posted Dec 2, 2018 | Category: Box tops For education

 

Dear Ames students, family and friends,

BRRRR! The weather is getting colder and the holidays are here! As families begin baking holiday treats, don’t forget to save your box tops for Ames! Remember to check the expiration dates on your Box Tops! If they’re expired, don’t send them to school; expired Box Tops cannot be accepted. This month’s prize will be a jolly treat. Which class will redeem the trophy? Please submit forms by January 8th complete with teachers name and if in kindergarten state AM or PM. For updates and class winners please follow https://m.facebook.com/BTFAmesElementarySchool

Thank you, Aisha Ilic
Email: LADIELUXX@gmail.com

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Junior Great Books – Due Tomorrow

Posted Nov 30, 2018 | Category: Uncategorized

In Junior Great Books, 2nd – 5th grade students read stories and share their ideas and opinions about that they read. The narratives have been selected to spark children’s ideas, and promote discussion while expanding their literary exposure. Groups meet weekly beginning the week of January 7, and end mid-March. The students and adult leader meet during lunch hour and discuss the stories while eating lunch together. The kids love the idea of eating in a classroom and participating in a “book club”.

If your child is interested in being a part of Junior Great Books, please fill out this form Junior Great Books Sign Up and return it, along with a $5/child book rental fee, no later than Friday, December 7, 2018.

NOTE: This is a voluntary program. Please be sure your child wants to participate, as unwilling participants tend to be disruptive. Late sign-ups  cannot be accepted.

Please send questions to Liz Buoscio – liz_jack@sbcglobal.net or Peggy Collings – peggyccollings@gmail.com

Lou Malnati’s Fundraiser – Today

Posted Nov 30, 2018 | Category: Fundraisers

 

Flying High Parent’s Night Out Fundraiser – Sat. Dec. 8th

Posted Nov 25, 2018 | Category: Fundraisers

Flying High Parent’s Night Out Fundraiser – Sat. Dec. 8th

Drop off the kids and have a night out, get some shopping done, or have a quiet night at home.

Who: Ames students, friends and family ages 5 and older
Date: Saturday, December 8th
Time: 7:30-10:30 pm
Where: Flying High Sports and Rec Center – 5400 East Ave., Countryside
Cost: $15 if registered by 12/6, $20 after that.
For more information, please see the attached flyer.  Questions? Contact Debbie at 708-263-7646 or deb.kummer@sbcglobal.net

2018-2019 PFR Flyer Ames 12.8.18-1

Please Note, the school events calendar has the Flying High Parent Night Out event listed as Dec. 14th. The Dec. 14th date is an error. The correct date is this Sat., Dec. 8th.  

Charleston Wrap Orders Are HERE

Posted Nov 11, 2018 | Category: Fundraisers

Charleston Wrap orders are being delivered to school tomorrow Monday, November 12th.  Please stop by the Ames Gymnasium after school from 3-3:30 pm to pick up your orders.

Questions? Contact Gina Benes at chegov@netzero.net.

Ames Holiday Gift Shop – Volunteers Needed

Posted Nov 4, 2018 | Category: Volunteers

We need parent volunteers to help with the Ames Holiday Gift Shop. Sign up to help assist students purchase gifts. It’s easy and fun!

Sign up link: http://signup.com/go/batxTZU

Ames Holiday Gift Shop is Coming!

Posted Nov 4, 2018 | Category: Uncategorized

Dear Ames Parents,

The Ames Holiday Gift Shop is coming!  On Wednesday and Thursday (November 14-15), students can shop for gifts for moms, dads, brothers, sisters, grandparents and special friends. The gifts will be moderately priced, with most under $5.

You can view items online by clicking the link below. Don’t want to send cash or check with your child? Purchase a voucher, print and send with your child on their shopping day. A voucher can be purchased in the amount of $10, $15, or $20. A $1 processing fee is added to each voucher purchase. Grandparents can even support your child with a purchase. They simply email the voucher back to you to print. Easy and safe!

https://0746590.holidaytreasuresgiftshop.com

Students will bring home information this week including a gift list planning envelope. Checks should be made payable to Ames PTA. We strongly encourage purchasing gift vouchers as Ames Elementary and Ames PTA are not responsible for lost or misplaced money.

Questions? Contact Dawn Eagleson at dawn.eagleson@gmail.com
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Library Readers/Helpers Still Needed

Posted Nov 4, 2018 | Category: Uncategorized

Library Readers/Helpers still needed for this week

Wednesday
12:20-12:50 for Ms. Collins’ class
Friday
8:50 – 9:20 for Ms. Munson’s class

Please sign up at http://signup.com/go/EUfUdvk.