“A.F. Ames School was built in 1929 and named for Superintendent Albert F. Ames who served District 96 for forty-three years from 1888 to 1931.”


Press Release: Board Of Education Vacancy

Press Release: Board Of Education Vacancy

Posted September 2, 2014

The Board of Education is now accepting applications to appoint Board Members to fill two vacancies. Click on the Press Release for details.

Press Release Board Of Education Vacancy 9-2-14

First Avenue Crossing Plan

First Avenue Crossing Plan

Posted August 6, 2014

The Riverside Police Department has released their school crossing plan for First Avenue and walking route on Forest for the 2014-15 school year. Click on the press release below for details.

Press Release First Avenue Crossing

2014-15 School Calendar

2014-15 School Calendar

Posted July 8, 2014

The final version of the 2014-15 Official School Calendar includes student attendance hours on Early Release Mondays and student attendance hours on Tuesdays through Fridays.

Also below is information regarding the YMCA Before & After Care Program.

2014-15 Official School Calendar with Early Release Days/Professional Development Schedule
YMCA Before & After Care Information

2014-15 School Supplies

2014-15 School Supplies

Posted July 6, 2014

The 2014-15 school supply lists are now available. Click on the link below.

School Supply List

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This Week's District-wide Events

  • Mon Sep 1 2014: Student Non-Attendance
  • Mon Sep 1 2014: Labor Day Holiday

See your school's home page for school-specific events.