Friends of Amundsen (FOA) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to aid Amundsen High School through fundraising, supporting students, staff, and parents, and promoting school spirit throughout the community.
FOA is thrilled to welcome Gideon Welles to our Amundsen Allies program.Gideon Welles is a wonderful neighborhood gastropub in Lincoln Square, "built around friendship, fun, and celebration." They offer a delicious food menu, diverse drink menu, nightly specials and fun events (such as Breakfast with Santa on Dec 9th). 🍔🍻🎄 Gideon Welles is also a great place to host your event. In fact, it will be the location of the 2018 AHS teachers/staff holiday party.🎉 So if you want
Hello Vikings! We are excited to launch our new online spirit wear store! This store is different from our merchandise we currently sell at school. There are new designs and clothing options available. Store will be open today, November 20th and will close on Wednesday, November 28th. It’s only a short amount of time to check things out so take a look soon! This could be a great time to shop for holiday gifts! *Please note that Amundsen and BSN sports do not accept returns.
As we prepare for a week of great Thanksgiving gatherings, it is the perfect time for FOA to introduce Trigger as a new member of Amundsen Allies. Trigger is a 5000 square foot single story modern loft available for hosting gatherings of all different kinds and is owned by Julie Korman Tallarida and Scott Tallarida; long time North Center residents and generous, active CPS parents. Their dedication to community and education continues as they have generously donated the use o
FOA is proud and grateful to welcome All Seasons Screen Printing and Embroidery to our growing list of Amundsen Allies. All Seasons has long been producing wonderful Viking Spirit Wear in collaboration with FOA. We are so lucky to have a partner that dedicates the time to create gear that Vikings proudly wear around the halls and throughout the neighborhood. Thank you for your service, your spirit and your support. 👏 Interested in becoming an Amundsen Ally? Check it out here
FOA is thrilled to welcome Gannon's Pub as a member of our Amundsen Allies Program. Bar owner Sheila Murphy has been a longtime supporter of CPS and has graciously extended her support to include our neighborhood high school. 👏 It's friendly neighbors like Sheila that help FOA help AHS thrive. We are so grateful. So if you are looking for a friendly place to gather with neighbors to watch a game or raise a glass, why not support an establishment that supports FOA? Gannon's i
Let's give a warm FOA welcome to our newest member of the Amundsen Allies program; Sharon Gaietto Photography. Sharon Roche Gaietto is an energetic, creative and fun loving mother of 4, who has been a dedicated and active supporter of CPS neighborhood schools for many years. Sharon is a gifted photographer who specializes in professional portraits; photographing families and high school seniors 😉. She will work with you to ensure an enjoyable and stress free experience. So i
The Back to School Boost campaign was a big success. Thanks to the generosity of our community, FOA raised nearly $3,000 that will be used throughout the year to fund programs like Homecoming Fun, Teacher Appreciation, Spirit Wear, and Alumni Networking. Every little bit helps the FOA help AHS so if you haven't already, you can still CLICK HERE to contribute to the cause.
Note that because of the large number of requests, Amundsen has added two additional Shadow Days! November 28, 2018 @ 8:00am - 11:25am
December 3, 2018 @ 8:00am - 11:25am (JUST ADDED)
December 5, 2018 @ 8:00am - 11:25am
December 10, 2018 @ 8:00am - 11:25am (JUST ADDED)
December 12, 2018 @ 8:00am - 11:25am