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DACA Candidates who need GED - Information Meeting at Ames Middle School

Information meeting for Eligible DACA Candidates who have not met the GED requirement. 

Labor Beat: Ames School Community Says No Military!

Leticia Barrera and Tamera Gardner address a meeting of parents and community at Ames Middle School on November 1, 2012.

Regional Roundup: Chicago Partnerships "Connect Dots" to Improve College Access

While applauding the pilot program, Maria Trejo, Elev8 director for Ames Middle School, said that the bigger barrier for some students and parents is overcoming their initial reaction of “Whoa….what is FAFSA?”

Chicago Elev8 Stories

The year that she entered Ames Middle, a 7th and 8th grade school, was a difficult one for her family, and it showed in Vanessa, said Ames Elev8 Director Maria Trejo.

49th Annual LSNA Congress

49th congress

Bike Repair Class Gets Ames Students Geared Up

Generations of middle-school students have taken shop class and home economics, but few outside Ames Middle School in Logan Square have learned to repair bicycles for course credit. By the end of this school year, 500 Ames seventh- and eighth- graders will have rotated through the three- to four-week class, connected with LISC/Chicago’s Elev8 program and taught by Tony Hughes of West Town Bikes.

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