12/11/18 Weekly Email

Fun Lunch – It’s time to order Fun Lunch! This is open to all students Kindergarten through 6th grade that would like to participate. Fun Lunch will be on Fridays this year. Below is the information you will need to register on, whether you are a new or returning Pierce Downer family.

  • On, click on “register” to create an account. Please make sure to register each of your children that will be participating.  The school password is PDE257.  Select Second Half 2018/2019 when ordering.
  • The website is very user-friendly and will fully explain how to order lunches.  You must go to the shopping cart and pay online to complete the order.  There is a nominal processing fee so that we can offer our lunch program online.  
  • Fun Lunch ordering will end on Friday, December 21, so please make sure you get all of your ordering in by this date.  The first Fun Lunch will be Friday, January 11 and will go through the end of the year..
  • Fun Lunch dates for this year are –
    • Jan. 11 – Zazzos
    • Jan. 25 – Great American Bagel
    • Feb. 8 – Culvers
    • Feb. 22 – Bertos
    • March 8 – Buona
    • March 22 – Zazzos
    • April 5 – Great American Bagel
    • April 26 – Culvers
    • May 10 – Bertos
    • May 24 – Buona (5th & 6th grade field trips scheduled)
    • May 31 – Zazzos


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

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 or you can click here to view it. The permission slip and $7.50/per student is due TOMORROW. Payment can be made with cash or check made out to Pierce Downer PTA.
Save the Dates-
THURSDAY – 5th & 6th Grade Music Performance 2:20-2:50pm, in the Gym
FRIDAY – 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.