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2/20/18 Weekly Email

NEW INFORMATION
 
Six Flags Great America “Read to Succeed” Program –  LAST CALL!!!  Turn in your reading log of six hours by Friday, February 23, 2018 to earn a free ticket to Six Flags Great America!  Click herefor the form.  Forms must be turned in to teachers.  Any questions, please contact Laima Palubinskas (laimapal@yahoo.com) or Jen VanHoutan (jennifervanhoutan@yahoo.com).  
 
School Supply Kits – Volunteer Needed –  The supply kits chairperson organizes the school supply orders and the PTA Board helped distribute the boxes to each classroom.  We need to find a second person to help this year and become the chair in the future.  This is an easy/low time commitment – but a very important position to our school – and it’s a great way to get involved with the PTA.  If you need more info or are interested in the position, please contact Stephanie Vroman (stephanie@formsite.com).  Would prefer someone that will be at PD for many years to continue this great service to our families.  Thank you for your consideration!
 
Parent Education Night – The Downers Grove Area Council of PTAs will be sponsoring a Parent Education Night on March 6, 2018.  Detective Rich Wistocki, 30 year veteran of the Naperville Police Department (Internet Crimes Unit) will be presenting on the issues of cyber-bullying, and internet safety as they relate to our students. Click here for more information and the RSVP link.  RSVP’s are required, as space is limited.  If you have any questions, please contact Karoline Kellam at kkellam1@msn.com.

REMINDERS
 
 
Open PTA Executive Board Positions for 2018/2019 – If you have a desire to serve on our PTA Executive Board, please let us know!  The following positions are opening up:  Co-President (this will be filled by a current member on our Executive Board), VP of Fundraising, VP of Social Activities, VP of Academic Enrichment, Co-Treasurer and Secretary. We are also always looking for new Chairpersons for many other positions on our PTA. The sign up for chairpersons will be sent out after Spring Break.  Please contact piercedownerpta@gmail.com by Friday, February 20th if you are interested in serving on the executive board.


PD All School Yearbooks- LAST CHANCE! – Please click on the link to purchase your 2017/2018 Pierce Downer All School Yearbook for $16.00.  This year we are ordering directly through Jostens website, for details click here.  If this is a problem or if anyone has any questions – please contact Leah Thulin at leahthulin@sbcglobal.net.  Today is the last day to order! Click here to: BUY A YEARBOOK!

 
 
Save the Dates-
THURSDAY – Fun Lunch
3/2 – No School – Teacher Inservice Day
3/8 – Fun Lunch
3/15 – Disney Day
3/22 – Fun Lunch
For more information on school or PTA activities please visit the school web site or PTA web siteFor even more information on community events and activities please check out the District’s e-fliers page at District e-fliers.
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2/13/18 Weekly Email

NEW INFORMATION

Open PTA Executive Board Positions for 2018/2019 – 
If you have a desire to serve on our PTA Executive Board, please let us know!  The following positions are opening up:  Co-President (this will be filled by a current member on our Executive Board), VP of Fundraising, VP of Social Activities, VP of Academic Enrichment, Co-Treasurer and Secretary. We are also always looking for new Chairpersons for many other positions on our PTA. The sign up for chairpersons will be sent out after Spring Break.  Please contact piercedownerpta@gmail.com if you are interested in serving on the executive board.
 
Trivia Night – Save the date for the 1st Annual PD Trivia Night on May 5th at 7:30. More details coming soon!

 
 
REMINDERS
 

Yorktown Bucks –  LAST CALL FOR CHRISTMAS RECEIPTS! If you shopped at Yorktown, you can drop off your receipts at the guest services desk (below the eatery), drop your receipts off in the folder the school office, send them in an envelope in your child’s backpack or you can drop your receipts off with Lora Dominow at 4925 Saratoga. You can place receipts in the mailbox anytime day or night! Receipts may be dropped off in bulk so feel free to save a few before you drop off! Any receipt can be returned if needed. 

 
For every dollar spent, Pierce Downer will receive one point. First place wins $10,000! Right now Highland and Puffer are in 1st and 2nd place- we need to catch up! This is a very easy way to raise money for our school! For more information visit www.yorktowncenter.com/schoolbucks. Any shopping or eating you do at Yorktown Center counts- that includes AMC movies, Target and HomeGoods!
 
PD All School Yearbooks on sale NOW! – Please click on the link to purchase your 2017/2018 Pierce Downer All School Yearbook for $16.00.  This year we are ordering directly through Jostens website, for details click here.  If this is a problem or if anyone has any questions – please contact Leah Thulin at leahthulin@sbcglobal.net.  Yearbooks will be on sale until February 20th. Click here to: BUY A YEARBOOK!

 
 
Save the Dates-
2/19 – No School – Presidents Day
2/22 – Fun Lunch
3/2 – No School – Teacher Inservice Day
3/8 – Fun Lunch
3/15 – Disney Day
3/22 – Fun Lunch
For more information on school or PTA activities please visit the school web site or PTA web siteFor even more information on community events and activities please check out the District’s e-fliers page at District e-fliers.