Amanda Ryder
AOES parents - Thank you for coming today! We appreciate your investment in your child’s continued learning. Our staff worked so hard today to create at-home learning opportunities because they love your students. They go above and beyond for AO. Please be safe!
4 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Please come to the school between 2:00-6:00 today. Every elementary student will have something to take home. Teachers have worked very hard to develop continued learning for our students. All work is expected to be completed and returned when we come back to school. Please reach out and let us know if you need any support or supplies. Be safe and looking forward to seeing you this afternoon.
4 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Due to school extra-curriculars being cancelled there will be no 3-5 grade girls VB tomorrow or Tuesday, March 17. This activity will not be rescheduled.
4 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
The Fannie May fundraiser with PATT will continue until we come back to school. Orders do not need to be turned in Monday. Please continue to collect orders. Thank you!
4 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
The 3rd grade music concert for Monday night will be postponed. We will plan to reschedule.
4 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Elizabeth Foran
Graham’s dad, an A-O graduate, was a special guest in Mrs. Foran’s PM Pre-K class during their Building Study. Everyone participated in building a house for the block center. The students used what they have learned while also gaining new vocabulary, hands-on skills, and much more!!
4 months ago, Elizabeth Foran
Elizabeth Foran
Graham’s dad, an A-O graduate, was a special guest in Mrs. Foran’s PM Pre-K class during their Building Study. Everyone participated in building a house for the block center. The students used what they have learned while also gaining new vocabulary, hands-on skills, and much more!!
4 months ago, Elizabeth Foran
Amanda Ryder
The spring book fair is coming! The book fair will be during school hours Tuesday, March 3rd through Friday, March 6th with extended hours March 5th when we will be open during parent teacher conferences. This is the BOGO book fair!
4 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
How will you show kindness to someone else today?
5 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Elizabeth Foran
Pre-K Valentine’s Day parties will be on Tuesday the 18th. The time for your child’s party will be the same as it was scheduled for Friday. Everyone is welcome to join us!! Please let us know if you have any questions.
5 months ago, Elizabeth Foran
Cheryl England
Getting excited about the game tonight!
5 months ago, Cheryl England
Amanda Ryder
Spring pictures tomorrow
5 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Enjoy some chocolate today!
5 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Happy Groundhog Day!
5 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
AOES Building Newsletter https://www.smore.com/be3wy
6 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Good morning! Our phones at the elementary school are not working properly. If you need to reach the office, you can email csunderland@argenta-oreana.org. If you need to get us a message quickly, please call the middle school (795-2163) or high school (795-4821) office and they can contact us. We will notify you when they are working again. Have a great day!
6 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Don’t miss us caroling tonight! Wilder Haven 5:00-5:30 Camelot 5:40-6:00 Argenta 6:15-6:45 (Homecoming Route) Oreana 7:00-7:30 (Christmas Parade Route)
7 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Cookie dough order pick-up is Tuesday, December 10th from 3:00-4:30. Please pick up at the AO Elementary small gym on the east side of the building. Thank you for your support!
7 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
All cookie dough orders and money are due tomorrow.
8 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
PATT is having a Nelson's chicken dinner fundraiser on November 13th. All orders must be placed in advance and need to be turned in to the school by Friday, November 8th. This is an easy weeknight dinner - you can just swing by the elementary school and your food will be brought out to your car - and it's delicious! Thank you for your support of PATT!
8 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
We appreciate your help with our cookie dough fundraiser for our Outdoor Learning Center. All orders and money are due on Wednesday (November 6th). Thank you in advance!
8 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Thank you for your contributions to our food drive! The school finished with 1,200 items and $350! Such a great way to serve others.
8 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Cheryl England
Second graders had a fangtastic Halloween! Shout out to Caseys for donating the doughnuts!
8 months ago, Cheryl England
Amanda Ryder
Our students are great at taking the initiative to spread kindness and Bomber Pride!
8 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
The cookie dough fundraiser's first bonus day is tomorrow. Students can bring back their coop cards filled out with their first round of sales in order to get a lanyard and coops. These cards should be given to the classroom teacher. Thank you!
8 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
After 3 days of our food drive, Mrs. Northen's class is in the lead with 114 items. Miss Rose is in 2nd place with 88 items and Ms. Reed in 3rd with 84. Friday is the last day to bring in items!! Thank you for helping us help others.
9 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
We dismiss at 2:00 on Thursday for parent-teacher conferences.
9 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Elizabeth Foran
The weather doesn’t look very promising for our Pre-K field trip to Black Bart’s tomorrow, Monday the 21st. If it is raining, we will postpone the trip and try to reschedule. Sorry for any inconvenience.
9 months ago, Elizabeth Foran
Cheryl England
2nd grade using virtual reality to learn about bees today!
9 months ago, Cheryl England
Amanda Ryder
AO students and community - We will continue to show our support for Sullivan by wearing red and black on Tuesday #SullivanStrong #WEareAO
9 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Break out all your orange and blue gear tomorrow! The elementary dismisses at 2:00 and the parade is at 4:30 in Argenta. Go Bombers!
9 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Cheryl England
The color run was a huge success!
10 months ago, Cheryl England
Cheryl England
Second graders enjoy Rader Farm!
10 months ago, Cheryl England
Amanda Ryder
We love Fridays!
10 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
This 3rd grader is having a great start to his school year! #goodnewscall
10 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Tom Altig
To begin online registration please navigate to TeacherEase (https://www.teacherease.com/common/login.aspx) and sign in! Once you are signed in it will automatically launch online registration.
11 months ago, Tom Altig
Tom Altig
Online registration is now open! If you have an email address on file with the school, you should have received an email from Mr. Altig today with directions. If we do not have your email address, please email taltig@argenta-oreana.org with your student’s name, your name, and email address. This is only for returning AO students.
11 months ago, Tom Altig
Cheryl England
2ng grade teacher, Mrs. Danyus braves the dunk tank on field day!
about 1 year ago, Cheryl England
Cheryl England
Mrs England’s class is coding today!
about 1 year ago, Cheryl England
Mrs. Manzella
4th Grade Awards Ceremony!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Manzella
Cheryl England
Second grade spelling bee winners!
about 1 year ago, Cheryl England
Cheryl England
Last Fun Friday for 2nd graders with a Glow Party!
about 1 year ago, Cheryl England
Mrs. Manzella
Our 4th grade students read Junkyard Dog in a book club and had a celebratory breakfast this morning!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Manzella
Mrs. Manzella
Our 4th grade students read Junkyard Dog in a book club and had a celebratory breakfast this morning!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Manzella
Amanda Ryder
Tomorrow (Wednesday, May 15) is an early dismissal day. We dismiss at 2:00 at the elementary building, and 2:15 at the middle school and high school. Thank you! #WEareAO
about 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
We start our change drive tomorrow! Monday - pennies for hats Tuesday - nickels for superhero/princess Wednesday - dimes for wacky Thursday - quarters for pajamas Friday - dollars for Bomber gear! Join us for some fun and raising money to support our school store.
about 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
This student earned a Matt Wilhelm poster for showing compassion for another student on the playground. He made the choice to be someone’s Batman today!
about 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Mrs. Manzella
4th grade enjoyed a field trip at Allerton Park today! It was a beautiful day!
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Manzella
Amanda Ryder
Please join us in celebrating Sandy Caplinger! Sandy is retiring after 40 years of service at our school district. We want to honor her and thank her for all the hard work she has done over the years. Sandy will be greatly missed and her service never forgotten!
about 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Cheryl England
We are learning how to improve The bears’ chairs, the pigs house, and LEGO creations for STEM.
about 1 year ago, Cheryl England
Nikki Manning
Thanks for making Discover AO a success!
about 1 year ago, Nikki Manning
Nikki Manning
Thanks to all parents who stopped by my room and participated in our fun science and social studies activities!
about 1 year ago, Nikki Manning
Cheryl England
Mrs England’s class is having fun making the tallest egg tower in our stem challenge.
about 1 year ago, Cheryl England
Cheryl England
Mrs England’s class is making marble mazes for a stem project.
about 1 year ago, Cheryl England
Cheryl England
Mrs England’s class is learning about chain reactions. We have learned how to work as a team and respect each other’s ideas this year!
about 1 year ago, Cheryl England
Nikki Manning
It’s Illinois National Science Week! Today in 4th grade we are putting our knowledge about the properties of minerals to use. We are having fun trying to identify an unknown mineral!
about 1 year ago, Nikki Manning
Amanda Ryder
Join us tonight for Discover AO!
about 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Meet us at McDonalds tonight for McTeacher night and support our PATT!
about 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Mrs. Stupek
Mr and Mrs Hoffert with his seeing eye dog. General. We are learning about adapting to a disability.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Stupek
Lucy Northen
Kindergarten got to experience the mobile zoo today! We had a chance to pet a tortoise, an alligator, a bird, a snake, goats, and more. Thank you to Scovill Zoo and Kelly Lawrence for this awesome opportunity.
about 1 year ago, Lucy Northen
Ms. Taylor
Ms Taylor’s class checking in on how their start of the day is going.
over 1 year ago, Ms. Taylor
Ms. Taylor
Ms. Taylor’s 3rd graders Rocked Their Socks for World Down Syndrome Day.
over 1 year ago, Ms. Taylor
Mrs. Ravenscraft
Fingerprint Fun in Pre-K today!
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Ravenscraft
Lucy Northen
Louie the Leprechaun visited some kindergartners over the weekend! He left us with silly little hats and a bit of golden chocolate.
over 1 year ago, Lucy Northen
Cheryl England
Second graders are enjoying their Board Game Fun Friday for being respectful, responsible, and safe!
over 1 year ago, Cheryl England
Mrs. Ravenscraft
Mrs. Ravenscraft’s class is busy making Gingerbread cookies.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Ravenscraft
Mrs. Ravenscraft
Pre-K got outside the past 2 days to play!
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Ravenscraft
Nikki Manning
4th grade has front row seats at our performance about Laura Ingalls Wilder!
over 1 year ago, Nikki Manning
Lucy Northen
Kindergarten has celebrated Dr. Seuss all week. Today we got to try Green Eggs and Ham!
over 1 year ago, Lucy Northen
Roxie Danyus
Virtual Volcanoes 🌋 With 2nd Grade & MU
over 1 year ago, Roxie Danyus
Cheryl England
Mrs England’s class is experiencing volcanoes using virtual reality glasses!
over 1 year ago, Cheryl England
Elizabeth Foran
PM PreK classes will be headed to Dr. Jerger’s Office this afternoon to learn about dental hygiene. Due to the size of his office, we do not have parents join us on this trip. Sorry for any inconvenience.
over 1 year ago, Elizabeth Foran
Amanda Ryder
PreK learned about Patty Cake this week so they baked cupcakes today and marked them with their letter 🧁
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Nikki Manning
In 4th grade we are finishing our unit on electricity. Today we put knowledge into action. It was so fun to watch our bulbs light up both literally and figuratively!
over 1 year ago, Nikki Manning
Cheryl England
Mrs England’s class is learning about erosion using a cookie and a dropper! We dropped water on our cookie to see the effects of rain and blew hard to demonstrate wind erosion...then we gobbled them up! Yummy science.
over 1 year ago, Cheryl England
Amanda Ryder
Celebrating Lincoln’s birthday in 1st grade with log cabins, heads or tails, penny stacking, and how many water drops can it hold!
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Way to go 3rd grade! #KindnessStartsWithOne
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
We enjoyed recognizing several students tonight for their award-winning artwork and outstanding leadership.
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Just a reminder - tomorrow is spring picture day!
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Unfortunately all of our Heart Health Challenge shirts did not come in on time. We will be rescheduling our events for next Friday, February 15th. It will not be tomorrow. Please look for a note coming home with your child today. Thank you!
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Nikki Manning
Students have been creating projects to show their knowledge of African American History. I’m so proud of all their hard work and creativity! Here are just a few on display!
over 1 year ago, Nikki Manning
Elizabeth Foran
Thank you PATT for our new bounce house. Our PreK students love it!
over 1 year ago, Elizabeth Foran
Elizabeth Foran
Don’t forget our field trip to the Children’s Museum for our PreK AM classes has been rescheduled for tomorrow Friday, February 1st.
over 1 year ago, Elizabeth Foran
Cheryl England
Mrs. England’s class is building snowmen from marshmallows and toothpicks. It’s not as easy as it appears to build the tallest one.
over 1 year ago, Cheryl England
Lucy Northen
Miss. Jennifer from Ag in the Classroom came to visit kindergarten today and tell us how we need farmers to play basketball. 🏀 🌽 👨‍🌾
over 1 year ago, Lucy Northen
Sara Neisslie
We learned all about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. last week and made our own dream posters. Some of the student’s dreams were to have the world be a safe place, be friends with everyone, and love each other ❤️
over 1 year ago, Sara Neisslie
Amanda Ryder
#GoodNewsCallOfTheWeek goes to this second grade student for working so hard at school and at home to meet his reading goals and stay focused. We are so proud of you!
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Teamwork challenges in PE
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Elizabeth Foran
PreK held our annual Book Exchange in honor of National Reading Week. Students donated their old books to become a friend’s new books. We collected over 500 books. Each student got to choose 6 books to keep! We appreciate the family support in all of our activities!
over 1 year ago, Elizabeth Foran
Nikki Manning
Today in 4th grade, we sampled tradition pioneer food and even made homemade butter!
over 1 year ago, Nikki Manning
Elizabeth Foran
PreK was so excited to have the “real” BOMBERS play with them during gross motor this morning. Our students always role-play as being a bomber. You should’ve seen their faces when the guys walked through the door!
over 1 year ago, Elizabeth Foran
Amanda Ryder
#GoodNewsCallOfTheWeek Faith is so kind, positive and hard working. She is beautiful inside and out. Such a great example of a Bomber! #WEareAO
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
It's PATT Chicken Dinner Night! If you bought a ticket, don't forget to pick up your order between 4:00 and 7:00 tonight at the elementary school. Drive up to the front doors and we will come to you!
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Last call for cookie dough orders and money! They must be turned in by noon tomorrow. Thank you!
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Mrs. Neisslie’s class writing thank yous to show gratitude
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Thank you for your kindness!
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
All cookie dough orders and money are due Monday. Thank you for your support of our outdoor learning center.
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Every morning, some of our leaders and role models bring our littles into the building and help them start their day #WEareAO #BomberLeaders
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Friday is the last day to reserve your Nelson’s chicken dinner with PATT! Get your order in and have dinner planned for Nov. 15th
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Our #GoodNewsCallOfTheWeek goes to a 4th grader who went above and beyond with her reading in the classroom #WEareAO
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
First grade voting for their favorite sucker
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
This Kindergarten student made our #GoodNewsCallOfTheWeek. He helped a classmate with her coat who was crying from frustration. Thank you for being so kind! #WEareAO
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
We dismiss at 2:00 on Wednesday and Thursday for parent-teacher conferences
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Nikki Manning
4th grade color run!
over 1 year ago, Nikki Manning
Amanda Ryder
Our Color Run is tomorrow afternoon! Please check your email or Facebook for the specific information.
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
The Fall Book Fair will be held in the Elementary School Library during Parent Teacher Conferences from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on October 24th and 25th. Students will be previewing the book fair during school next week. Thank you for your support!
over 1 year ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
We're looking forward to seeing our AOES grandparents tomorrow! For morning Pre-K students, grandparents should arrive at the main office at 10:15. For all other students, grandparents should arrive at the main office at 2:00.
almost 2 years ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
No school for students tomorrow - teacher institute day. Enjoy the long weekend!
almost 2 years ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Tomorrow (Sept. 19th) is an early dismissal day for teacher professional development. We will dismiss at 2:00.
almost 2 years ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
We love reading with our Bombers!
almost 2 years ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Game day morning! Go Bombers!
almost 2 years ago, Amanda Ryder
Nikki Manning
Mrs. Manning’s 4th grade class is making plant cell models.
almost 2 years ago, Nikki Manning
Amanda Ryder
Welcoming PreK this morning
almost 2 years ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
We received this letter today that our PreK program was awarded a GOLD rating from the state!! Congratulations Mrs. Foran, Mrs. Ravenscraft, Mrs. Whitaker, Mrs. Nein and all who contribute to the program. We’re so proud!! #WEareAO
almost 2 years ago, Amanda Ryder
Elizabeth Foran
We are excited to see our Pre-K students tomorrow and Friday! Here’s to a great year! 🧡💙🧡💙 #WEareAO
almost 2 years ago, Elizabeth Foran
Amanda Ryder
Hands-on learning with decimals in 5th grade!
almost 2 years ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Picture day is Tuesday, September 11. An order form is coming home today.
almost 2 years ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
These people rock! We had a great first day!
almost 2 years ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
AO parents are the best! Thank you for the awesome sign. Be sure to get your first day photo tomorrow!
almost 2 years ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Looking forward to seeing our Bombers tomorrow!
almost 2 years ago, Amanda Ryder