Riverside District 96 - Ames School

at 86 Southcote Rd, Riverside, 60546 United States

Ames Elementary School is a part of Riverside Public School District 96. It is located in Riverside, Illinois, and serves students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.


Riverside District 96 - Ames School
86 Southcote Rd
Riverside , IL 60546
United States
Contact Phone
P: (708) 447-0759
Website
http://www.district96.org/ames

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Good Afternoon Ames School Families- The staff of Ames School is very excited about the first full day of school tomorrow for our first through fifth grade students. We look forward to welcoming all of our amazing students to the new 2014-2015 school year. Kindergartners will have their first full day of school on Thursday, 8.28.14. Our Kindergarten teachers look forward to meeting with our families at the Kindergarten Open House tomorrow. Please check the Welcome Back letter that was sent to Ames families for your scheduled time to meet your teacher and drop off your child's school supplies. Last, but certainly not least, all Ames families are invited to celebrate the start of the new school year at our Back to School assembly tomorrow afternoon, Wednesday, 8.27.14 at 2:00pm. The assembly will take place outside on the blacktop at the back of Ames School. Parents are asked to come directly to the back of the school to join us in celebrating the beginning of the new school year.

Published on 2014-08-26 22:21:19 GMT

Hello Ames School Families- We look forward to meeting our incoming kindergarten students and their families on Tuesday, 8.26.14 from 11:00am to 12:00pm at "The Ames Dolphin Picnic". We are also looking forward to seeing our families at the "Ames School Teacher Meet and Greet" from 2:00pm to 3:00pm on Tuesday, 8.26.14, for students in grades 1-5. Kindergarten families will meet their teachers on Wednesday, 8.27.14 during the "Kindergarten Open House". Finally, we will wrap up the day on Tuesday with the "Ames PTA Ice Cream Social" from 3:00pm to 3:30pm for students in grades K to 5, and their families. We will be meeting outside at the front of Ames School. We can't wait to get the 2014-2015 school year started!

Published on 2014-08-24 18:29:34 GMT

Good Afternoon Ames School Families- As the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year rapidly approaches, I wanted to make you aware of some important dates to mark in your calendars: Wednesday, 8.20.14: The Welcome Back Parent Newsletter will be emailed home to all Ames families. Friday, 8.22.14: Class lists will be posted on the front doors of Ames School at 8:00am. Class lists are scheduled to be taken down on Saturday, 8.23.14 at 12:00pm. Tuesday, 8.26.14: The Ames Dolphin Picnic for all incoming Kindergartners (formerly known as the Teddy Bear Picnic), will take place from 11:00am to 12:00pm at Ames School. Kindergartners need to bring a lunch and their parents to the picnic. Your invitation will be sent out via email very soon. There will be an Ames School Teacher Meet and Greet from 2:00pm to 3:00pm for students in grades 1-5. Students and their parents/guardians will be able to come to Ames School, find their classroom, meet their teacher, and drop off their school supplies. Kindergarten families will meet their teachers on Wednesday, 8.27.14 during the Kindergarten Open House. More information to follow regarding the scheduled times to meet your teachers. The Ames PTA Ice Cream Social will be held from 3:00pm to 3:30pm for students in grades K to 5, and their families. We will be meeting outside at the front of Ames School. Wednesday, 8.27.14: The first full day of school for students in grades 1 to 5. The Welcome Back to School Assembly will be held from 2:00pm to 3:00pm outside on the blacktop at the back of Ames School. Parents should go directly to the blacktop at the back of the school, and do not need to go to the main entrance of Ames to sign in. Although Kindergartners have not officially started school yet, we hope that you and your families will be joining us to celebrate the start of the school year. The Kindergarten Open House will also be on Wednesday, 8.27.14. THe schedule of when you come in to meet your teacher is based on your last name. The schedule will be in this Wednesday's Welcome Back Newsletter. Thursday, 8.28.14: The first full day of school for all Kindergarten students. Thank you, and please let me know if I can be of any assistance to you and your children as we begin the 2014-2015 school year. Respectfully, Todd A. Gierman Principal, A.F. Ames School

Published on 2014-08-18 20:14:52 GMT

Dear Parents/Guardians of Ames Students- I hope everyone is having a great summer thus far, and is starting to get excited about the start of the new school year. This email is a reminder to complete all registration materials for the 2014-2015 school year, if you have not already done so. The Ames School Main Office is Now Open: Registration form, Student Health Information form and fees should be brought into the Ames School Office. In order to be certain that we can effectively plan for the 2014-2015 school year, we ask that you register your student(s) as soon as possible. In order for your child to be placed on a class list, they must be registered for school. Please know that there is a school fee payment plan available if needed. The specifics of the payment plan are outlined in the registration packet online: http://www.district96.org/resources/2014-15-registration-returning-student/ _______________________________________________________ PLEASE READ SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION BELOW IF YOU REGISTERED YOUR STUDENT(S) BEFORE JUNE 5, 2014: A Volunteer Information Form was recently added to the District 96 registration packet, in order to be compliant with the Illinois Principals Association guidelines. If you have already submitted your registration materials, a copy of this form is attached to this email. If you are planning to volunteer at school in any capacity this school year, this form must be completed and returned to the school office. We value our parent volunteers and want to make sure that this form is on file in the main office prior to the start of the 2014-15 school year. _______________________________________________________ If you would like to get connected with us before the new school year gets underway, you can keep track of the latest information regarding District 96 and A.F. Ames School by visiting the A.F. Ames School website at www.district96.org/ames. I also encourage you to "Like" our A.F. Ames School Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/D96Ames and connect with us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/D96Ames. We look forward to providing you with updates and current events at Ames, and provide you with the opportunity to see all of the wonderful things we do with our students throughout the school year. On behalf of the entire staff of A.F. Ames School, we look forward to providing your children with a productive and memorable school year.

Published on 2014-08-13 21:13:05 GMT

We hope that you are enjoying the summer break. The school year will be here before you know it. If you put off registering your child for the 2014-2015 school year, please stop by the District 96 Office to complete the registration paperwork. Remember, no student will be placed on a class list until he/she is registered for school.

Published on 2014-07-09 20:02:39 GMT

Ames School Parents and Guardians- You are cordially invited to attend the Ames School 2014 Annual Awards Assembly and Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. in the Ames gymnasium. Please be aware that not every student will receive an award, however, you are more than welcome to attend. Due to our students sitting on the gym floor, there will not be any chairs set up for our guests. We kindly ask that all of our parents please sit up in the bleachers. We look forward to seeing our parents on Wednesday when we celebrate the achievements of our amazing students at Ames School!

Published on 2014-06-06 23:36:01 GMT

Dear Kindergarten Families, Unfortunately we are canceling our field trip to the farm for tomorrow, Wednesday, June 4, 2014 due to the 100% chance of rain, wind, and cool temperatures in the forecast. We will NOT be going. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and for the very short notice. We have been tracking the weather for the last 24 hours, and we had to make the best decision with your child's well-being as our number one priority. It was our hope to reschedule, however, the farm cannot accommodate us any other day between now and the end of the school year. Tomorrow, will be a normal scheduled day. AM will come TOMORROW at their normal time: 8:25-11:20AM, PM will be in school from 12:10-3:05PM. In order to provide our kindergarteners with a special end of the year celebration, we will be walking to Turtle Park and participating in fun outdoor activities on FRIDAY, JUNE 6th. We will return to school to picnic lunch on the front lawn. A peanut-free lunch will still need to be provided to be eaten at school. BOTH AM & PM Kindergarteners will attend school from 8:25-11:20AM ON FRIDAY, JUNE 6th. A permission slip will be going home tomorrow. We understand this is short notice, but please return the permission slip on THURSDAY, June 5, 2014. Again, we apologize for the inconvenience, however, we are thrilled to be able to do something so fun with our great kindergarten classes. Regards, Mrs. Samuels & Mrs. Duve