Category Archives: School News

AmPark Spring Auction Fundraiser Friday, April 27th

On Friday, April 27th from 6 pm – 9 pm, our school and the AmPark Parents’ Association will host the 2017/2018 AmPark Spring Auction Fundraiser (adults only event). We hope to raise $10,000 to support enrichment programs for our students, specifically targeting, our math, ELA and science programs.

This is an exciting event, click here for more information and to purchase your admission ticket.

Childcare will be provided to current AmPark students only.

Participatory Budgeting: Vote for AmPark!

 

Through Participatory Budgeting, community members, as young as 11yrs old can directly decide how to spend at least $1,000,000 of the public budget in our Council District 11.

 

What’s on the ballot?

  • P.S. 344 School Playground Construction
  • District 11 Schools Technology Upgrade

 

Vote for both at AmPark — 3981 Hillman Avenue

When:
Monday, April 9, 2018 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Friday, April 13, 2018 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

 

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Celebrate Earth Month – Donate Your Old Shoes!

Join AmPark in Celebrating Earth Month!

While you’re doing some Spring cleaning this week, join AmPark in celebrating Earth Month! Let’s help do our part by gathering shoes your family no longer needs.

AmPark is participating in a shoe drive that not only repurposes shoes, but gives our school $.25 per pound! Let’s clean out our closets and pay it forward!

Good for our Earth! Good for our school!

STEM after school program this Winter!

TEKintellect Inc. Introducing LEGO® Robotics. Participants learn to build mechanized LEGO® models. In every session, the students receive a STEM lesson introducing them to the principles of science underlying the models they are engaged in building. For students K-2nd grades our models include Race car, Hummer, Conveyor belt, Laundry drum, Windmill and many others. Students 3rd-5th grades will build more sophisticated models with infra red remote controls such as Railroad bridge, Street Sweeper, Helicopter, Airplane, Power plant and others. The students are exposed to robotics and its wonders using their engineering abilities, their imagination and creativity. This program is ideal for children who are amazed by the wonders of Robotics, enjoy creating things, love getting answers for their logical questions and experience hands on learning utilizing multi-sensory experimentation.

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Online Book Fair!

Dear AmPark Neighborhood School Parents and Supporters,

We’re excited to announce our online book fair! This book fair will be completely online with Children’s Bookstore from November 6 to 20, 2017.  It’s easy to participate.

  1. Visit https://www.childrensbookstore.com/go/AmPark
  2. Shop for the books you can’t wait to read, every book on the website is eligible for our book fair.
  3. Books will be shipped directly to your home.

Our school earns 30% of every book purchase!  We’ll use the funds to support our Wellness in the Schools (WITS) partnership! Continue reading Online Book Fair!