12/4/18 Weekly Email


Crossing Guard Collection – If you would like contribute to the Crossing Guards Holiday Gift please drop off your donation in the box marked “Crossing Guards” in the front office at school. If you would like your name listed on the cards please make sure to add your name on your envelope. No checks please, as the money is going directly to the crossing guards. Please drop off your contribution by the end of school day on Wednesday, December 19th. Any questions, please contact Kelly Henrikson at


Variety Show – We still do not have any volunteers for the Variety Show that is scheduled for Saturday, February 23rd!  Matt Lodding has again graciously volunteered to chair this years show. If we do not get enough volunteers by December 30th, this event will be cancelled.  Please sign up here

SLC (Service Learning Committee) – The Service Learning Committee would like to make a difference in our own neck of the woods by partnering with Sharing Connections, an organization right here in Downers Grove. We are significantly short on donations for this local event. If you are able to donate anything, it is greatly appreciated. Donations requested by this TOMORROW, December 5th. Even if you cannot attend the event, donations are welcome in the wrapped box outside the school office. 

  • STOCKING STUFFING PARTY at Sharing Connections. These stocking are given to children living at or below poverty level in our community to help brighten their holiday. 
  • Wednesday, December 5th from 6:00-7:30pm
  • Sharing Connections: 5111 Chase Avenue Downers Grove
  • Reserve your spot and sign up for donations at
  • Donations can be dropped off at school in the giant gift wrapped box outside the office by Wednesday Dec, 5th.  
  • Questions? Contact Kate Urban at or 810-824-7110
Holiday Movie Field Trip – The all school field trip is set for December 21st at the Tivoli Theater.  A flyer was sent home with students last week or you can click here to view it. The permission slip and $7.50/per student is due December 12th. Payment can be made with cash or check made out to Pierce Downer PTA.
Save the Dates-

FRIDAY – Fun Lunch- Bertos
12/13 – 5th & 6th Grade Music Performance 2:20-2:50pm, in the Gym
12/14 – Fun Lunch – Buona
12/22-1/6 – Winter Break

For more information on school or PTA activities please visit the school web site or PTA web site. For even more information on community events and activities please check out the District’s e-fliers page.