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Third Grade Parent Night – Thursday, October 19th

Posted Oct 18, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

3 down,  3 to go.

THIRD GRADE PARENTS: you’re up next. This Thursday, 7-9 at 34 East Lounge.

Take it from us: Meet the Parents Nights are fun!

Deadline Extended for BBQ Tickets Sales

Posted Oct 18, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized
BBQ tickets can still be accepted through Friday.
If you did not already turn them in, please bring them in by Friday and they will still be counted towards your classroom’s total.

BBQ Tickets Due This Tuesday

Posted Oct 15, 2017 | Category: Fundraisers
BBQ Tickets Due This Tuesday
Just a reminder, BBQ tickets must be returned to school by this Tuesday to count towards the class totals.  Also, we still need parent and student volunteers to make this a success.  Please sign up at  http://signup.com/go/KetZdhN .

Reflections Contest

Posted Oct 5, 2017 | Category: Reflections

Science in a Bag Begins October 12th

Posted Oct 5, 2017 | Category: Science in a bag

Science in a bag begins Thursday, October 12th for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Participants must have a returned permission slip to receive an experiment. See below link for permission slip and more information.

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Volunteers Needed for Second Annual BBQ

Posted Oct 5, 2017 | Category: Fundraisers, Volunteers

Students and Parent volunteers are needed for the second annual BBQ

Wednesday October 25th is our second annual drive-thru BBQ dinner and we need your help to make it a success. We need student and parent volunteers to make it a success. Students will be packaging meals and delivering them to the cars in “the drive-thru” (the Ames’ blacktop). Parents are needed to assist with this along with selling tickets. If you are able lend a helping hand that night, please sign up for a volunteer time slot at http://signup.com/go/KetZdhN .

If there are any questions, please contact Debbie Kummer at 708-263-7646 or deb.kummer@sbcglobal.net.

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Ames Fall Festival 101

Posted Oct 4, 2017 | Category: Fall Festival 2017

Who?  All Ames parents and staff

What?  Bi-annual social and fundraiser (Ames community, food, drinks, music, cash raffle & silent auction)

Where?  Paisans Pizzeria, 6226 W Ogden Ave, Berwyn

When?  Friday, November 3, 2017 from 7-11pm

Why?  To raise money for Cultural Arts programs at Ames…a tradition that started 21 years ago!


Invitations will come home with your child the week of Oct 9. In the meantime, save the date and find a sitter! We are working with the PAV YMCA to offer a “Kids Night Out” in conjunction with the Fall Festival. We hope to have more information for you soon.

If you have an item or service to donate to the Silent Auction, please email Kim Marrero. Examples of past donations from parents include: week(end) stay at a vacation home, tickets to a athletic or fine arts event, gift certificate from employer, complimentary landscaping, interior decorating or babysitting services. 

Your child will be asked to sell raffle tickets for the Cash Raffle. This information will come home with your child the week of Oct 9.

Help is needed now and the night of the event. Volunteer here!


For more details, go to Ames PTA website

1st Grade Parent Night – October 3rd

Posted Oct 2, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Meet the Parents social for 1st grade parents and guardians is tonight at 34 East Lounge from 7-9 pm. Hope to see you there!

Spirit Day – October 5th

Posted Oct 2, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Spirit Day is this Thursday, October 5th.  Send your student(s) to school in their Ames shirts in order to try and win the spirit day trophy!

Fun Lunch Volunteers Needed

Posted Oct 2, 2017 | Category: Fun Lunch
We need volunteers to help serve students for Fun Lunch this Thursday, October 5th.
Click the link to sign-up for this event.