Dec
15

Do you have plans for dinner tonight?

Do you have plans for dinner tonight?  You do now!  Dinner at Jimmy John’s!  Mention AMS when ordering please.

 

Dec
11

PTO Weekly News

  • Plan on stopping by Jimmy John’s on Friday, the 15th, for our Dine & Share.  Stop in on your way home from work, before Christmas shopping or after you’ve run errands.   Jimmy John’s will donate 10% of your total purchase to AMS.  No flyer necessary but you need to visit from 5pm to 8pm in order to participate in the giving back.  This offer is only good at the Jimmy John’s at the 1024 E. Algonquin Road location.  The offer is good on dine in or carry out.  Enjoy!

 

  • Plan ahead.  Next week is the Yankee Candle and Pie/Cheesecake pickup.  Pickup will be Monday, the 18th, from 3:45 until 7pm.  

  • If you are interested in helping with the year end events for the 8th grade class please contact Melissa Rivera at mimig04@yahoo.com 

  • Looking for a Christmas gift?  We have some spiritwear available for immediate purchase.  We have black hoodies, black tee shirts, flannel pj pants, black sweatpants, and red and grey baseball tees.  We also have the new decals available.  Email the PTO to check if we have a size you need.

Dec
04

PTO Weekly News

  • We have a new item to offer that will show your AMS support in a fun and inexpensive way.  Decals!  There are three to choose from.  We will be selling all three during lunch periods on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Cash or checks accepted.


  • There is PTO meeting on Thursday, December 7th at 3:45 in the conference room.  

  • Looking ahead to the Yankee Candle and Pie/Cheesecake pickup.  Please mark your calendar for December 18th.  Pickup will be from 5pm to 7pm.

  • Our next round of spiritwear is available.  The order form has changed a bit, added some things, took some away.  Take a look and place your order by January 11th for a February 1st delivery.  Send the order form and payment (cash or check) in an envelope, marked “PTO-Spiritwear”, to school today!

  • While shopping on Amazon this holiday season please shop through Amazon Smile.  It is a great way to help raise money to fund the great works we do for our school and it requires less than 3 minutes to set up. Please ask your family and friends to help too.  To support AMS, always shop at smile.amazon.com when shopping on Amazon.

Nov
21

Today is Thank-Scrip-ing Day!

Today, November 21st is Thank-Scrip-ing Day!  Our gift card purchase program offers a percentage of your gift card purchase back to us but on this special day the percentage is more generous than usual.  This special offer only runs until 11pm today so head on over to the site and look around.  If you haven’t registered do so now then you’re ready to order!  Our enrollment code is 728651A637673

Remember, you always receive the full amount of the gift card you purchase, the company, Shop With Scrip, gives us the rebate money.  There are two methods of receiving your cards.  The first is traditional plastic cards and the second is email (scripnow).  Once your order is received by the PTO we place our order with scrip.  You will then receive an email stating your gift cards are ready to print or we will notify you when we receive our order from Scrip (plastic cards).  It may seem confusing the first time but once you order you’ll see how easy it is.  Here are just some of the offers today:

  • Chili’s rebate was 11% now 19%

  • Jewel rebate was 4% now 6%

  • Home Depot rebate 4% now 7%

  • Old Navy rebate was 14% now 25%

  • iTunes rebate was 5% now 15%

  • Domino’s rebate was 8% now 16%

  • Bath and Body Works rebate was 13% now 20%

  • Meijer rebate was 3% now 7%

  • Kohls rebate was 4% now 7%

This is just a sampling.  Here’s the site, please consider ordering now:  www.shopwithscrip.com

 

 

Nov
15

PTO Weekly News

  • Thank you to everyone that ordered candles, pies, and cheesecakes during our fall fundraiser. 

  • There is an early release on Friday and it is also the first day of our Dine & Share at Gourmet House.  This a good one to participate in because it’s close by.  The Dine & Share runs from Friday until Sunday.  Please present the flier when dining in, bringing home, or going through the drive through.  Gourmet House will give back 10% of your total bill.  The dates are Friday and Saturday from 11:30 am until 10:30pm and Sunday from 12pm to 9pm.  Print the flier here:  http://amspto1.digitalpto.com/files/2017/11/gourmet-house.pdf

  • Stop by our PTO table during conferences.  We’ll have some info to take home and our new AMS car decals will be available for ordering.

  • Thursday November 21st is Thank-Scrip-ing Day!  There will be some awesome rebates.  Please take a look at the website, sign up and consider placing an order this time around.  www.shopwithscrip.com Enrollment code:  728651A637673


Nov
09

Two announcements for today

  • The Yankee Candle and Holiday Pie order forms were due today.  If you forgot to send your fundraiser order forms please have your son or daughter drop it off in the office when they get to school in the morning.  Or better yet, bring it to the PTO meeting!

  • There is a PTO meeting today at 3:45 in the main office conference room.  The meeting will last about an hour.

Nov
06

PTO Weekly News

  • The Yankee Candle and Holiday Pies/Cheesecakes fundraiser is coming to an end.  We’d like to have all orders along with payment brought to school on Thursday.  If you ordered candles and pies you may pay for both orders with one check.  If you never received a selling packet you may download the catalogs and order forms from our PTO website. 

  • There is a PTO meeting this Thursday at 3:45.  Hope to see you there. 

Nov
06

Culver’s for dinner tonight!

Tonight from 5pm to 8pm the PTO is having a dine and share at the Culver’s in Crystal Lake.  During this time Culver’s will donate 15% of your total bill to AMS.  Just mention AMS for credit to be given!  Students from AMS will be serving during this time too!  

Nov
02

Spiritwear orders are due tomorrow!

Just a reminder that spiritwear orders are due tomorrow.  If you haven’t seen what’s offered the order form is below.  Send the completed order form with your payment to school tomorrow.

Oct
31

PTO Weekly News

  • The Holiday Fundraiser is underway!!  You should have received your Holiday Fundraiser packet as they were distributed to teachers on Friday.  We are offering Yankee Candles and Legendary Pies and Cheesecakes.  We would love if you ordering something from each catalog.  Sell to family,  friends, co-workers or buy something for yourself.  Both catalogs and order forms can be found on the website under Holiday Fundraiser.  Email the PTO at algonquinmiddleschoolpto@gmail.com if you have any questions.  Orders are due November 9th with delivery in December before holiday break.  

 

  • The results are in!  It was a close call and a tough choice to choose just one design for the 8th grade t-shirt contest.  Our 8th grade t-shirt contest winner is Daniela Felix!!  Congratulations Daniela! Congratulations to Liam Butler as well as his design was runner up.  Both students will receive a free 8th grade t-shirt when they become available.  Be on the lookout for 8th grade t-shirt order form.
  • Monday, November 6th we’re having a Dine & Share at Culver’s in Crystal Lake.  Stop in between 5pm and 8pm for dinner or a treat.  Mention AMS PTO and Culver’s will give 15% of your order total to our school!  This is good for dine-in, drive thru, and carry out.

 

  • There is a PTO meeting coming up on November 9th.  Please make plans to attend.  We need parent involvement and welcome new ideas!
  • Spiritwear orders are due November 3rd.

Oct
27

Dine & Share at Marco’s Pizza today!

Don’t forget Marco’s Pizza is giving back today.  Take it easy tonight and let Marco’s handle dinner for you.  The Cary and Algonquin locations are participating and are giving back 15% of your order total until they close tonight.  Dine in, carry-out, or have it delivered.  You’ll need to mention AMS PTO so they know to contribute your 15% back to us.  Print the flier below for a money saving deal.  

Oct
25

Dine & Share at Marco’s Pizza

Marco’s Dine & Share

Marco’s Pizza is giving back to AMS.  If you dine in, carry out or have your order delivered Marco’s Pizza will give back 15% to the PTO.  This offer is good Thursday from 11am to 10pm and Friday from 11am to 11pm.  Mention AMS when ordering for credit to be given.  This offer is good at the Algonquin location 1006 E. Algonquin Road in Algonquin AND 3106 W. Three Oaks Road in Cary.  Marco’s has even provided a coupon deal on the flier!

Oct
22

Order your AMS Spiritwear today!!

Spirtwear for AMS is back!! Get yours today!

There are some great options to choose from.  Orders are due by November 3rd.  When ordering, send the completed order form along with payment (make checks payable to AMS PTO) to school in an envelope marked AMS PTO – Spiritwear Order. 

Oct
10

PTO Weekly News

  • The student artwork for the 8th grade t-shirt is due this Friday.  Please turn your submission in to the office.  If you have any questions contact Melissa Rivera at mimig04@yahoo.com

  • There is a PTO meeting this Thursday, the 12th, at 3:45.  Please try to attend.  We would love to see you there!

  • Thank you to everyone that went to Rosati’s for the PTO dine & share day.

Oct
09

Rosati’s Pizza Dine & Share today!!

Don’t forgot!  Today is our Dine & Share at Rosati’s Pizza in Carpentersville.  It runs until they close at 10pm.  Please take the flier when you go so the PTO gets credit for your order.  You can do carry-out, delivery, or dine in.  See you there!

Oct
05

8th Grade T-shirt design information

Every year the 8th grade students have the opportunity to purchase a t-shirt to commerative their Algonquin Middle School days and the students they were with.  At this time we are looking for a student to design the artwork for the shirt.  Please review the guidleines and ask your son or daughter (8th grade only) if they would be interested in creating something.   The winning artwork will appear on all AMS 8th grade t-shirts for 2018.  T-shirts will be available for ordering once the design is chosen.  The artwork and entry form should be turned into the office by October 13th.  Contact Melissa Rivera via email at mimig04@yahoo.com if you have any questions.

 

Oct
02

PTO Weekly News

  • Wednesday is National Walk to School Day.  Algonquin Middle School is participating in this event.  Please allow your children to walk to school if they are able.  If your son or daughter is dropped via car consider using the back circle at the northwest corner of AMS to drop off (Eastgate Drive).  We will have a banner outside the school to sign for all participants.   First and foremost – BE SAFE!

  • Next week is our first Dine & Share.  The timing is perfect because it is taking place on Monday/Columbus Day.  Make plans to head to Rosati’s in Carpentersville. From 11am until 10pm, on October 9th, all food purchases  will give us 10% of your bill.  This is on dine-in, carry out, and delivery.   Please print the flier to be sure your amount is contributed.  

 

 

Sep
12

PTO Weekly News

 

  • Another Book Fair and Open House are behind us!  Thank you to everyone that stopped by our PTO table at each Open House.  We had a drawing for a Rubbermaid lunch container, seasoning shaker, and some spirit sticks.  We drew the name and the winner is…Dave Walter-dad of Ashley Walter.  Congratulations Dave!

  • Thank you to everyone that came to the Book Fair.  We were delighted to see the number of students that purchased books.  Love to see kids reading!

  • We couldn’t have had such a successful Book Fair/Open House without volunteers!  Thank you to Susan Channell, Linda Flint, Julie Jones, Holly Schmeiser, Joy Zaehringer, Dave Walter, and Carrie Ratajczak for giving their time to help.

  • Thank you to the teachers,  office staff, to Mr. Reinke and Mr. Rumoro, and the custodial staff for allowing us the space and assistance for our Book Fair.

  • PTO Meeting this Thursday at 3:45 in the office conference room.  Please try and attend!!

Sep
07

PTO Weekly News

  • Tonight is the 7th and 8th grade Open House.  The PTO will have an information table set up.  We’ll be handing out a sample courtesy of PTO Today and have a drawing for a prize pack.  Stop by and see what we have in store for this year.

  • The book Fair will be wrapping up after the 7th/8th Grade Open House.  You will be able to shop before, during, and after the Open House.  The newest Diary of A Wimpy Kid release, The Getaway, will be coming out in November.  You can pre-order the book when visiting the Book Fair.  The cost is $9.62 (including tax).  

  • Next Thursday, the 14th,  will be the first PTO meeting!  We will be going over the budget for the year, fundraisers, committees, and more.  Even if you don’t want to take on a committee or event you can watch and listen.  Maybe something will interest you and you’ll want to help.  If not, just attend to see what we do that benefits the students, school, and staff.

  • Did you know the PTO has a Facebook page?  Like us at:  www.facebook.com/AlgonquinMiddleSchoolPTO/

Aug
30

PTO Weekly News

  • The 6th grade open house is tonight (August 30th).  Make sure to stop by the Book Fair and pre-order the new book in The Diary of A Wimpy Kid series, The Getaway.   Plan some shopping time as there are some great books at the fair.  

  • The first PTO meeting will be September 14th at 3:45 in the conference room.  The office staff will direct you if you’re not sure where it is. We welcome everyone to the meeting, even if you are just there to listen.  Find out what goes on and what the PTO will be doing this year.  Be a part if it!!

 

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