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Dear Fellows Family and Friends,

Parent/Teacher Conferences at Fellows Elementary are scheduled for November 4, 6 & 7. Beginning October 21 at 9:00 am, you may use the link below to sign-up for a conference time with your child’s teacher. Fellows Fall Parent Teacher Conference sign up 

School Improvement Advisory Committee, required by Iowa Code 280.12, is an on-going committee comprised of students, parents, teachers, administrators, and representatives from the local community.  The committee will meet four times during the school year to address items required by code such as establishing short and long-range goals for the district.  It will also work to inform our community about other important work going on in our district. The committee will meet on the following dates at 6:00 pm in the boardroom of the district office.

Monday, November 11th, 2019

Monday, December 16th, 2019

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Monday, April 27th, 2020

Each meeting will be structured in the following way:


Content Required by Code

Systems Update

Partner Update


In order to ensure representation required by code as well as voice from each building, each building principal will attend (APs may be asked to attend in lieu of principal if unavailable or by topic).  Each building will identify 1 teacher and 1 parent to attend and secondary schools will identify 2 students per building to attend. The district will identify community members to invite. 
If you are interested, please contact the Fellows office at 515-239-3765.  You will be notified if you are selected. Thank you for your interest in Ames Community School District and Fellows Elementary!

BOOK FAIR:  The Super Hero Book Fair will be held during Fall conferences. 

Hope to see you there during the following hours:

Friday, November 1:   8:15 – 3:45
Monday, November 4:   3:30 – 7:45
Wednesday, November 6:  2:15 – 7:00
Thursday, November 7:   8:15-12:00 (not open in the afternoon)

PTO Movie Night Tonight!  Come join us at 7:00 p.m. for popcorn and a fun night in the gym watching Toy Story 4!


Monday, Oct. 21:
7:30 a.m. Band Practice (students enter bus doors before 7:40)
3:30 p.m. Advance Chess Club
6:00 p.m. Lego League

Tuesday, Oct. 22:
5B & 5M Field trips.
3:30 p.m. Tuesday Tutors

Wednesday, Oct. 23:
7:45 Chorus Practice (students enter at 7:40)
Early Dismissal 2:05
6:00 Fellows Lego League

Thursday, Oct. 24:
3:30 p.m. Fellows Beg/Int. Chess Club 

Friday, Oct. 25: 
7:30 Orchestra Practice
CLL Assemblies & Passion Clubs


Oct. 30:  School Picture Retakes
Oct. 31:  Fall Classroom Parties
Nov. 22:  PTO Trivia Night Fundraiser 

Fellows PTO Trivia Night:  November 22, 2019, Doors open at 6:00 pm; Trivia starts at 6:30 pm Oakwood Community Center, 2400 Oakwood Road, Ames.
Fellows PTO is hosting its first Trivia Night Fundraiser. Teams of up to 8 adults are invited to reserve a table and compete in a 10 round trivia competition. Cash Prizes to the top scorer, and Door Prizes will be given away during the event. Childcare will be available during Trivia Night. Fellows PTO is partnering with Ames High DECA for event childcare. Cost of childcare is $10 per child, with a family maximum of $20. All money raised will be used by DECA students to purchase toys for children at Blank Children’s hospital in Des Moines. For more information or to register, visit

Together we can make a difference.  My door is always open,

Lana LaSalle, Principal

2019-20 Elementary School Supply List

2019-20 Common Times Across the Elementary Buildings :

    NOTE the 8:30 am start Time 

8:10 – 8:30 Breakfast Access (doors unlocked);non-breakfast students can enter the building & breakfast can go to the classroom

8:20-8:30 Breakfast, sack lunch to take to their classroom

8:10-8:30 Front doors keyed open

8:30 Start of the Day

3:30 Dismissal  ( Wednesday 2:05 dismissal) 


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