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6/2/20 Weekly Email

NEW INFORMATION
 
PD All School Yearbooks on sale NOW! – Please click on the following link to purchase your 2019/2020 Pierce Downer All School Yearbook for $15.50. The students can sign each others yearbooks in the fall and we are hopeful for delivery in July. This year we are ordering directly through Jostens website.  If this is a problem or if anyone has any questions – please contact Karen Mellen at karenmellen@yahoo.com. Yearbooks will be on sale until June 14th, so get your orders in quickly! Click here to buy a yearbook. Thank you for your patience during these unusual times!!
 
2020-2021 PTA Volunteer Sign Up – The Pierce Downer PTA is beginning to plan our volunteer opportunities for the 2020-21 school year and will again be using Sign Up to help us organize our volunteer efforts.  This information helps us form committees, especially those that need to be up & running in August (i.e.: New Family Welcome, Room Reps, Copy Helpers and Welcome Back Party).  Please sign up for what interests you and also keep in mind that while we are hopeful that all of these events can take place during the next school year, we are following all District 58 guidelines:
  • Click this link to view descriptions and signup: https://signup.com/go/PanUEVO
  • Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on Sign Up) 
  • Choose your spots – Sign Up will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy! 
  • Your name/email address will be shared with the committee chair, who will then contact you before the event/task to discuss details. 

Note: Sign Up does not share your email address with anyone. Please contact piercedownerpta@gmail.com with questions.

Summer Math Club – Please click here for information on Summer Math Club.  If you have any questions, please contact Karen Beechler at kbeechler@live.com.
 
PTA Meeting – The minutes from our May PTA meeting can be viewed here.
 
REMINDERS
 
Virtual Scholastic Book Fair – PD will be hosting a virtual Scholastic book fair, running from May 11th through Sept. 4th.  All you have to do to access our online fair is go to:https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/piercedowner.  Books will ship directly to students’ homes, and shipping is free if you spend $25. What a great way to stock up those summer home libraries!
School kits – Don’t forget to order your school kits for the 2020-21 school year! Please click here for more information and logon to https://www.carlsonschoolkits.com to order! Orders are due no later than June 14th!
 
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.
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5/26/20 Weekly Email

NEW INFORMATION
 
PD PTA Zoom General Meetings – Last week, the PD PTA voted on providing the PD 6th graders front lawn signs celebrating their promotion into middle school and the vote was unanimously passed.  In addition, at our general PD PTA meeting this morning we approved the incoming board members for the 2020-2021 school year: Megan Shoemaker, Veronica Roche, and Melissa Odenbach. Welcome! We also gave a big THANK YOU to Elizabeth Dean, Laima Palubinskas and Stephanie Vroman for all of their hard work on the board these past few years. Thank you!
 
All School Yearbook – We hope to send out a link for ordering the 2019-2020 all school yearbook from Jostens sometime soon.  Stay tuned!
 
REMINDERS
 
Virtual Scholastic Book Fair – PD will be hosting a virtual Scholastic book fair, running from May 11th through Sept. 4th.  All you have to do to access our online fair is go to:https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/piercedowner.  Books will ship directly to students’ homes, and shipping is free if you spend $25. What a great way to stock up those summer home libraries!
School kits – Don’t forget to order your school kits for the 2020-21 school year! Please click here for more information and logon to https://www.carlsonschoolkits.com to order! Orders are due no later than June 14th!
 
Year end reimbursement/checks – Have you submitted all of your PTA related expenses for the year? Please complete the check request form here and either email the request (plus any receipts) to Kerry Sharpee at ksharpee@hotmail.com or drop off in her mailbox (4818 Stonewall) as soon as possible. All check requests are due no later than the last day of school, June 3rd.
 
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.