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3/3/21 Weekly Email

NEW INFORMATION
 
Art Awareness – Although this year has been quite different, we would like to allow students to participate in Art Awareness, which is an amazing monthly art program that typically takes place in school from HOME!  We have a fun Art Awareness Opportunity for you to try. Even though there is a lot less snow now, please take a look at this art awareness lesson, and consider creating your own artist inspired snowman. Enjoy!
 
REMINDERS
 
PD Scholarships – PD PTA is happy to be able to offer two $1000 scholarships to former Pierce Downer students in good standing who are currently seniors at Downers Grove North High School.  Applications are due no later than Friday March 5th, 2021 and should have already been sent to those seniors that are eligible. The applications and eligibility requirements can be found by emailing Jennie Amidei at jenamidei@gmail.com. All applicants will be notified of his/her result. The two recipients of the Pierce Downer Community Scholarships will be announced at the Virtual DGN Awards Night in May 2021. Good Luck!
 
Thank you to all who participated in the Cadence Dine Out last week. Because of you, we raised $392 for the PD PTA.  Thank you!!  
 
Save the Dates –

Mar 9 – Picture Day
March 9 and 11 – Parent Teacher Conferences
March 29 – April 6 – Spring Break

For more information on school or PTA activities please visit the school web site or PTA website. Also please subscribe to the PTA calendar. For even more information on community events and activities please check out the District’s e-fliers page.
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2/24/21 Weekly Email

REMINDERS
 
Cadence Dine Out – Don’t forget!! TOMORROW, February 25th, our monthly dine out is from 3p-9p at Cadence Kitchen. Simply mention Pierce Downer Fundraiser when you order (carry out, curbside pickup and limited indoor dining) and 20% of your check will go back to our school! See Flyer for more details. Also, please keep those receipts and enter them into the KOHA app to raise even more funds for PD!

 
Open PTA Executive Board Positions for 2021/2022 – 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 Academics, Secretary and Co-Treasurer (this position requires a 2 year commitment). We are also always looking for new Chairpersons for many other positions on our PTA. The sign up for chairpersons will be sent out at the end of the year.  Please contact piercedownerpta@gmail.com by Friday, March 5th if you are interested in serving on the executive board.
 
PD Scholarships – PD PTA is happy to be able to offer two $1000 scholarships to former Pierce Downer students in good standing who are currently seniors at Downers Grove North High School.  Applications are due no later than Friday March 5th, 2021 and should have already been sent to those seniors that are eligible. The applications and eligibility requirements can be found by emailing Jennie Amidei at jenamidei@gmail.com. All applicants will be notified of his/her result. The two recipients of the Pierce Downer Community Scholarships will be announced at the Virtual DGN Awards Night in May 2021. Good Luck!
 
Please find Meeting Minutes from our February PTA General Board Meeting here. A new line item to the budget was approved in the amount of $2500 to be used towards the PD Beautification Project.  Thank you to everyone who attended this Zoom PTA meeting and voted!

Save the Dates –

Feb 25 – Cadence Dine-Out
Feb 26 – No School Institute Day
Mar 9 – Picture Day

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