Mrs. Manzella
Our 4th grade students read Junkyard Dog in a book club and had a celebratory breakfast this morning!
3 days ago, Mrs. Manzella
Mrs. Manzella
Our 4th grade students read Junkyard Dog in a book club and had a celebratory breakfast this morning!
3 days 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
10 days 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.
11 days 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!
16 days ago, Amanda Ryder
Mrs. Manzella
4th grade enjoyed a field trip at Allerton Park today! It was a beautiful day!
17 days 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!
24 days ago, Amanda Ryder
Cheryl England
We are learning how to improve The bears’ chairs, the pigs house, and LEGO creations for STEM.
24 days ago, Cheryl England
Nikki Manning
Thanks for making Discover AO a success!
28 days ago, Nikki Manning
Nikki Manning
Thanks to all parents who stopped by my room and participated in our fun science and social studies activities!
28 days ago, Nikki Manning
Cheryl England
Mrs England’s class is having fun making the tallest egg tower in our stem challenge.
29 days ago, Cheryl England
Cheryl England
Mrs England’s class is making marble mazes for a stem project.
29 days 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!
29 days 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!
29 days ago, Nikki Manning
Amanda Ryder
Join us tonight for Discover AO!
29 days ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Meet us at McDonalds tonight for McTeacher night and support our PATT!
about 1 month 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 month 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 month ago, Lucy Northen
Ms. Taylor
Ms Taylor’s class checking in on how their start of the day is going.
about 1 month ago, Ms. Taylor
Ms. Taylor
Ms. Taylor’s 3rd graders Rocked Their Socks for World Down Syndrome Day.
2 months ago, Ms. Taylor
Mrs. Ravenscraft
Fingerprint Fun in Pre-K today!
2 months 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.
2 months ago, Lucy Northen
Cheryl England
Second graders are enjoying their Board Game Fun Friday for being respectful, responsible, and safe!
2 months ago, Cheryl England
Mrs. Ravenscraft
Mrs. Ravenscraft’s class is busy making Gingerbread cookies.
2 months ago, Mrs. Ravenscraft
Mrs. Ravenscraft
Pre-K got outside the past 2 days to play!
2 months ago, Mrs. Ravenscraft
Nikki Manning
4th grade has front row seats at our performance about Laura Ingalls Wilder!
3 months ago, Nikki Manning
Lucy Northen
Kindergarten has celebrated Dr. Seuss all week. Today we got to try Green Eggs and Ham!
3 months ago, Lucy Northen
Roxie Danyus
Virtual Volcanoes 🌋 With 2nd Grade & MU
3 months ago, Roxie Danyus
Cheryl England
Mrs England’s class is experiencing volcanoes using virtual reality glasses!
3 months 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.
3 months ago, Elizabeth Foran
Amanda Ryder
PreK learned about Patty Cake this week so they baked cupcakes today and marked them with their letter 🧁
3 months 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!
3 months 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.
3 months 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!
3 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Way to go 3rd grade! #KindnessStartsWithOne
3 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
We enjoyed recognizing several students tonight for their award-winning artwork and outstanding leadership.
3 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Just a reminder - tomorrow is spring picture day!
3 months 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!
4 months 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!
4 months ago, Nikki Manning
Elizabeth Foran
Thank you PATT for our new bounce house. Our PreK students love it!
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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. 🏀 🌽 👨‍🌾
4 months 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 ❤️
4 months 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!
4 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Teamwork challenges in PE
4 months 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!
6 months ago, Elizabeth Foran
Nikki Manning
Today in 4th grade, we sampled tradition pioneer food and even made homemade butter!
6 months 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!
6 months 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
6 months 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!
6 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Last call for cookie dough orders and money! They must be turned in by noon tomorrow. Thank you!
6 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Mrs. Neisslie’s class writing thank yous to show gratitude
6 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Thank you for your kindness!
6 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
All cookie dough orders and money are due Monday. Thank you for your support of our outdoor learning center.
6 months 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
7 months 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
7 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Our #GoodNewsCallOfTheWeek goes to a 4th grader who went above and beyond with her reading in the classroom #WEareAO
7 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
First grade voting for their favorite sucker
7 months 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
7 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
We dismiss at 2:00 on Wednesday and Thursday for parent-teacher conferences
7 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Nikki Manning
4th grade color run!
7 months ago, Nikki Manning
Amanda Ryder
Our Color Run is tomorrow afternoon! Please check your email or Facebook for the specific information.
7 months 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!
7 months 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.
8 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
No school for students tomorrow - teacher institute day. Enjoy the long weekend!
8 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Tomorrow (Sept. 19th) is an early dismissal day for teacher professional development. We will dismiss at 2:00.
8 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
We love reading with our Bombers!
9 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Game day morning! Go Bombers!
9 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Nikki Manning
Mrs. Manning’s 4th grade class is making plant cell models.
9 months ago, Nikki Manning
Amanda Ryder
Welcoming PreK this morning
9 months 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
9 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Elizabeth Foran
We are excited to see our Pre-K students tomorrow and Friday! Here’s to a great year! 🧡💙🧡💙 #WEareAO
9 months ago, Elizabeth Foran
Amanda Ryder
Hands-on learning with decimals in 5th grade!
9 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Picture day is Tuesday, September 11. An order form is coming home today.
9 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
These people rock! We had a great first day!
9 months 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!
9 months ago, Amanda Ryder
Amanda Ryder
Looking forward to seeing our Bombers tomorrow!
9 months ago, Amanda Ryder