3/21/17 PTA Email

Cubs Tickets –  Cubs tickets are sold out as of today.  If you dropped your ticket information in the office by 1pm today you got tickets. If you have any questions please email Bethany at

The Variety Show – DVDs and pictures are in.  They will be going home with your child this week.  Any questions or concerns please email Bethany at

Battle of the Bands Kids Show –  Our family friendly show will be on Friday, April 7th at 6:00pm at the Downers Grove North Auditorium.  Bring the family! Invite your neighbors!  This show is open to the public and we want to fill the house!
Survivor Snack Challenge – Survivors Ready?  The challenge is on!  Ask your students about the first day of challenge.  Two more days this week will feature snacks generously provided by Fresh Thyme Market. Any questions about this years food items can be forwarded to Ziba Irvin at
Fresh Thyme Healthy Foods Event (NEW DATE!) – In collaboration with Fresh Thyme and the Survivor Snack Challenge, please join the Fresh Thyme dietitians for a fun after school event on April 6th at 4:00pm at the Downers Grove store.  Restock after spring break and have some fun!  Learn about healthy foods, play some games, and compete in an in store scavenger hunt for fun prizes.  Parents and students are welcome.  
STEAM Classes– For more information and to register for any of the classes listed below, click the link on STEAM Class Information and Registration
  • Let’s Build It – Crazy Circuits (1st – 6th Grade)- A cutting edge area of engineering. Design and build! Projects will include a disc launcher, electronic games, musical instruments, alarms and more.
    • Tuesdays, April 4th-May 30th, from4-5pm in the Pierce Downer Gym
    • Click on flyer HERE for more information and to REGISTER.
Save the Dates 
TOMORROW – Spirit Day- “Sports Day”
3/27-3/31 – Spring Break
4/6 – Fresh Thyme Healthy Foods Event, 4:00pm at the DG Store
4/6 – Fun Lunch
4/7 – Battle of the Bands Kids Show, DGN Auditorium, 6:00pm
4/14 – No School
4/20 – Fun Lunch
4/22 – Battle of the Bands Adult Show, Ballydoyle, 6:30pm
4/25 – PTA Meeting, 7pm
4/27 – Open House, 5:30-7:00pm
4/28 – VIP Day (1st & 5th grades), 1:15-2:45pm
5/1 – Cubs Game
5/1-5/5 – Teacher Appreciation Week
5/4 – Fun Lunch
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 at District e-fliers.