Spanish Classes for IAMS Parents


Take the opportunity to show your child the importance of a multilingual education and take steps to becoming bilingual yourself.


Where:  Center On Halsted
             3656 N. Halsted St. (Corner of Halsted and Waveland)


IAMS Receives $5,000 Grant from Lowe's



Lowe's Donates Money for "Play Matters"

Message from Dr. Vallez 6-8-11


Dear Inter-American Family,


Due to the hot temperatures, please send your child with a water bottle to the school.  Consider using a stainless steel water bottle rather than a single use plastic bottle as we care for the environment while staying hydrated. 


Ocean Annie is coming to IAMS

Ocean Annie is an Award-winning Speaker and Environmental Activist
Monday, May 2, 2011
6:00 p.m. – IAMS Auditorium

Ocean Annie incorporates:

  • science,
  • marine biology,
  • geography,
  • animal behavior and environmental education.

 Together with:

From the Principal's Desk

Dear Inter-American Family,

Please mark your calendar with the following change for student attendance.  June 15 is a student attendance day in order to make up for the second school day.  Also, 8th grade graduation will be held on June 14th at 2:00 p.m. instead of June 13at 5:00 p.m..  This change is due to a full week of Cubs games. 

Principal Evaluation Survey

The LSC is requesting the input of every family at IAMS regarding the performance of Principal Vallez for the annual comprehensive evaluation. Please complete the survey online by April 7, 2011. The IAMS LSC will take the results of this survey under advisement when completing the second year evaluation. Your answers are strictly confidential. The survey only takes ten minutes. If you would like a paper copy you can pick it up from the school office.

Click here to access survey


IAMS Boys Basketball Championship Final - Wednesday, March 30 @ 4 pm

The 5th/6th grade boy’s basketball team with lots of hard work and dedication has advanced to the city championship Finals. We invite you to share this great accomplishment with the team members. Come and support our team!
Go PUMAS!!!!!!!!!!!!

Crane High School
2245 W. Jackson
4:00 - 7:00 pm