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Homecoming Week

LET’S HAVE SOME FUN HOMECOMING WEEK!!!! 9/26-9/30

PTO IS SPONSORING DRESS UP DAYS & A FOOD DRIVE FOR FEED MY LAMBS


MONDAY: BACKWARDS DAY-WEAR YOUR SHIRT/SHORTS BACKWARDS/INSIDE OUT

TUESDAY: YELLOW DAY- WEAR YELLOW TO BRING AWARENESS TO  CHILDHOOD CANCER

WEDNESDAY: SUPERHERO SHIRT DAY-WEAR YOUR FAVORITE SUPERHERO SHIRT

THURSDAY :CRAZY SOCK DAY-WEAR CRAZY OR MIX MATCHED SOCKS

FRIDAY: A-TOWN PRIDE DAY-WEAR YOUR A-TOWN COLORS


FEED MY LAMBS IS IN NEED OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:  Pop Tarts, Granola Bars, Individual Cereal Boxes (8 pack), Spaghettio’s, Soup (Vegetable / Chicken & Noodle), & Hot Chocolate Singles.


YOUR STUDENT CAN TURN IN THEIR ITEMS TO THEIR CLASSROOM TEACHERS.   THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

Open House

Open House at Hedding is tonight, Thursday, September 15 from 5:30-7:00
There will be businesses, service organizations and clubs in the gym to provide
information to families on local resources and activities.  

Girl Scouts will have a presentation in the library at 6 pm, and girls will be 
able to sign up for Girl Scouts.

Sept. 28th A-AMS Parent Involvement Meeting & Homecoming Parade Info & Dates/Events (updated 9-26-16)

*Sept. 28th 6:00-7:00 pm "A-AMS Parent Involvement Meeting" at A-AMS*
All parents/guardians are invited and welcomed to join Mr. Cox for our monthly parent involvement meeting at A-AMS, in Mrs. Derham's room, to share information, discuss school topics/issues, and find ways to improve A-AMS for our students and staff.


*Sept. 30th "Homecoming Parade Day" Info for AES & A-AMS Parents/Guardians*
Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, there will be a "Homecoming Parade" in Abingdon at 2:00 pm.  Listed below are the times and procedures we will be following at AES and A-AMS for the Homecoming Parade on 9/30/2016:
1.  At 1:20 pm, students with permission to be in the Parade, may be picked up by parents/guardians or get on a school bus to go to Abingdon. Parent/Guardians: We must have permission from you before we allow your child to depart from AES for the parade!
2.  At 1:40 pm, all AES & A-AMS students and staff NOT in the parade, will depart from Avon on school busses to Main Street in Abingdon to watch the parade.  Parent/Guardians: We must have permission from you before we allow your child to leave our school staff after the parade is over!
3.  The parade is at 2:00 pm. We will watch the parade and get back on school busses (on Main St.) after the parade is over to go back to AES & A-AMS.
4.  Any students who are in the parade AND need to ride the bus back to Avon, please meet a school bus by the A-AHS Softball Field (south of football field) immediately after the parade is over at A-AHS.

If you have any questions and/or concerns, then please do not hesitate to contact the AES Office at (309)-465-3851 and/or the A-AMS Office at (309)-465-3621. Thank you for following these procedures.
 *Parade Permission Slips are available for pick-up in the AES Office & A-AMS Office.*  

*(FYI)  Mark Your Calendars*
Sept. 26-30 “Homecoming Week”  Listed below are the daily dress-up days:
Monday is “‘Merica Day” (red/white/blue)
Tuesday is “Switch Day” (Staff as Students as Staff)
Wednesday is “Pajamas Day” (school-appropriate pajamas)
Thursday is “Jocks & Geeks Day” (sports/team gear or nerdy clothes)
Friday is “A-Town Spirit Day” (green/black/yellow and/or Tornadoes gear)
Sept. 26  Happy birthday, Mrs. Carrie Shreves!
Sept. 28  2:10 pm dismissal;  6:00 - 7:00 pm Parent Involvement Meeting at A-AMS
Sept. 30  2:00 pm Homecoming Parade in Abingdon  (read above for more info/procedures)
Oct. 5      AES/A-AMS School Picture Day; 2:10 pm dismissal
Oct. 10    No school (Columbus Day)
Oct. 12    2:10 pm dismissal
Oct. 14    8:15am-2:15pm FFA “Apple Cider Demo”; 2:35pm Q1 P.A. Assembly; Last day of Q1
Oct. 17-21 “Character Counts & Digital Citizenship Week”
Oct. 19   2:10 pm dismissal; 4:30-7:30 pm P/T Conferences; Q1 Report Cards posted on Skyward 
Oct. 20   4:30 - 7:30 pm Parent/Teacher Conferences
Oct. 21   No school
Oct. 24   No school (Teacher Institute Day)
Oct. 24-28 “Red Ribbon Week”
Nov. 1    AES & A-AMS School Picture Retakes
Nov. 2    2:10 pm dismissal



Sept. 29th "Open House" & Homecoming Parade Info & Dates/Events (Updated 9-26-16)

A.E.S. Open House Reminder:  5:30 - 7:00 pm Sept. 29, 2016
We invite all parents/guardians and students to join us for our "Open House." Take this opportunity to come see your child(ren)’s school/classroom, student work samples, and check out our local vendors, organizations, groups, etc. in the All-Purpose Room. Our P.T.A. will be providing treats and refreshments.  We look forward to seeing you!

Sept. 30th "Homecoming Parade Day" Info for AES & A-AMS Parents/Guardians
Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, there will be a "Homecoming Parade" in Abingdon at 2:00 pm.  Listed below are the times and procedures we will be following at AES and A-AMS for the Homecoming Parade on 9/30/2016:
1.  At 1:20 pm, students with permission to be in the Parade, may be picked up by parents/guardians or get on a school bus to go to Abingdon. Parent/Guardians: We must have permission from you before we allow your child to depart from AES for the parade!
2.  At 1:40 pm, all AES & A-AMS students and staff NOT in the parade, will depart from Avon on school busses to Main Street in Abingdon to watch the parade.  Parent/Guardians: We must have permission from you before we allow your child to leave our school staff after the parade is over!
3.  The parade is at 2:00 pm. We will watch the parade and get back on school busses (on Main St.) after the parade is over to go back to AES & A-AMS.
4.  Any students who are in the parade AND need to ride the bus back to Avon, please meet a school bus by the A-AHS Softball Field (south of football field) immediately after the parade is over at A-AHS.

If you have any questions and/or concerns, then please do not hesitate to contact the AES Office at (309)-465-3851 and/or the A-AMS Office at (309)-465-3621. Thank you for following these procedures.  *Parade Permission Slips are available for pick-up in the AES Office & A-AMS Office.*  

Mark Your Calendars—AES Dates/Events

Sept. 26-30   “Homecoming Week”
Sept. 26    "Inside Out Day"

Sept. 27    "Black and White Day"; 12:00-3:25 pm Safe/Unsafe Touch Training #2
Sept. 28    "Wacky Wednesday" (crazy hair, hat, socks); 2:10 pm dismissal
Sept. 29    "Superhero Day"; 5th Grade gone to Outdoor Education Day

Sept. 29    5:30 - 7:00 pm “AES Open House”--All parents/guardians are welcomed to attend!

Sept. 30    "A-Town Pride Day" (school colors); 2:00 pm Homecoming Parade in Abingdon 

Oct. 2      Happy birthday, Mrs. Nikki Sloan!
Oct. 4      12:00-3:25 pm Safe/Unsafe Touch Training #3; 6:00 pm Avon PTA Meeting 
Oct. 5      AES/A-AMS School Picture Day; 2:10 pm dismissal
Oct. 7      Deadline to turn in all Fannie May Candy Orders!
Oct. 10    No school (Columbus Day)
Oct. 11    “Penny Harvest” service project begins
Oct. 12    2:10 pm dismissal
Oct. 14    8:15 am - 2:15 pm  A-AHS FFA here to do “Apple Cider Demo” for students
Oct. 14    3:00 pm P.A. Awards Assembly; Last day of Q1
Oct. 17-21  “Character Counts & Digital Citizenship Week”
Oct. 18    “Penny Harvest” service project ends
Oct. 19    2:10 pm dismiss; 4:30-7:30 pm P/T Conferences (Report Cards issued)
Oct. 20    4:30-7:30 pm P/T Conferences
Oct. 21    No school
Oct. 22    5:00-6:30 pm “Halloween Hoopla” at AES All-Purpose Room  
Oct. 24-28  “Red Ribbon Week”
Oct. 24    No school for students (Teacher Institute Day)
Oct. 31   2:45-3:25 pm Class Parties (Students may bring costumes & change at 2:40 pm)
Nov. 1    AES/A-AMS School Picture Retakes; 6:00 pm Avon P.T.A. Meeting 
Nov. 2    2:10 pm dismissal

DIRECTIONS
Abingdon-Avon CUSD 276 
401 W. Latimer St.
Abingdon, IL 61410
CONTACT
Phone: 309-462-2301
Fax: 309-462-3870



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