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2/13/18 Weekly Email

NEW INFORMATION

Open PTA Executive Board Positions for 2018/2019 – 
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 Fundraising, VP of Social Activities, VP of Academic Enrichment, Co-Treasurer and Secretary. We are also always looking for new Chairpersons for many other positions on our PTA. The sign up for chairpersons will be sent out after Spring Break.  Please contact piercedownerpta@gmail.com if you are interested in serving on the executive board.
 
Trivia Night – Save the date for the 1st Annual PD Trivia Night on May 5th at 7:30. More details coming soon!

 
 
REMINDERS
 

Yorktown Bucks –  LAST CALL FOR CHRISTMAS RECEIPTS! If you shopped at Yorktown, you can drop off your receipts at the guest services desk (below the eatery), drop your receipts off in the folder the school office, send them in an envelope in your child’s backpack or you can drop your receipts off with Lora Dominow at 4925 Saratoga. You can place receipts in the mailbox anytime day or night! Receipts may be dropped off in bulk so feel free to save a few before you drop off! Any receipt can be returned if needed. 

 
For every dollar spent, Pierce Downer will receive one point. First place wins $10,000! Right now Highland and Puffer are in 1st and 2nd place- we need to catch up! This is a very easy way to raise money for our school! For more information visit www.yorktowncenter.com/schoolbucks. Any shopping or eating you do at Yorktown Center counts- that includes AMC movies, Target and HomeGoods!
 
PD All School Yearbooks on sale NOW! – Please click on the link to purchase your 2017/2018 Pierce Downer All School Yearbook for $16.00.  This year we are ordering directly through Jostens website, for details click here.  If this is a problem or if anyone has any questions – please contact Leah Thulin at leahthulin@sbcglobal.net.  Yearbooks will be on sale until February 20th. Click here to: BUY A YEARBOOK!

 
 
Save the Dates-
2/19 – No School – Presidents Day
2/22 – Fun Lunch
3/2 – No School – Teacher Inservice Day
3/8 – Fun Lunch
3/15 – Disney Day
3/22 – Fun Lunch
For more information on school or PTA activities please visit the school web site or PTA web siteFor even more information on community events and activities please check out the District’s e-fliers page at District e-fliers.
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2/6/18 Weekly Email

NEW INFORMATION


PD All School Yearbooks on sale NOW! – Please click on the link to purchase your 2017/2018 Pierce Downer All School Yearbook for $16.00.  This year we are ordering directly through Jostens website, for details click here.  If this is a problem or if anyone has any questions – please contact Leah Thulin at leahthulin@sbcglobal.net.  Yearbooks will be on sale until February 20th. Click here to: BUY A YEARBOOK!


PTA Meeting Minutes – The meeting minutes from last week’s PTA Meeting can be viewed here.
 
 
REMINDERS
 

Variety Show –  APPLICATIONS & PERMISSION SLIP DUE BY FRIDAY, February 9th.   Please find the link below to “Variety Show Application & Permission Slip” for all audition/rehearsal and sign up information.  The form must be completed for all participants including 6th-grade Emcees and Stage Crew.  If you have any questions, please contact Matt Lodding at MattLodding@johngreeneRealtor.com or (630) 301-0492.

Variety Show Application & Permission Slip Link- https://goo.gl/forms/rc8zMo5qrbFKFIMn1


AUDITION AND PERFORMANCE DATE INFORMATION-

  • Wednesday, February 21st– Auditions 3:00pm-5:00pm – PD Gym
  • Wednesday, March 7th– Rehearsal – 3:00pm-5:00pm – PD Gym
  • Friday, March 16th – Dress/Tech Rehearsal (Beginnings/Endings/Bows) – 3:15pm-5:15pm – TIVOLI
  • Saturday, March 17th – Tivoli Show – 10:00 am-12:00pm
 

Science Olympiad – Mark your calendars for Pierce Downer’s fun-filled Science Olympiad on the evening of Friday, April 13th from 6:00-8:00pm. There will be activities for all K-6 PD students. Right now, we are looking for adult volunteers to present activities, and for others that can help in a variety of ways. This exciting event takes place every other year at PD.  Please email Mike Schaefer mschaefer8of10@msn.com if you or someone you know can present or volunteer.

 
Box Tops for Education Race for Recess – Rev Up Your Engines…. It’s Box Top Time! Support our school and participate in a friendly Box Top grade level competition! The competition will run Tuesday, February 20th-23rd. Send box tops into school with your child in a ziploc bag labeled with the teacher’s name and amount of box tops included. Please make sure the box tops are not expired. Each day, the box tops will be counted as the classes race to win an EXTRA RECESS this spring! Due to the different number of students in each grade, it will be computed by percentage. Totals will be given daily to keep the competitive spirit alive with a winning class announced on Friday, February 23rd!

Box Tops can be found on hundreds of products from brands like General Mills, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker, Ziploc, Kleenex, Hefty, etc. A complete list can be found at btfe.com. Remember to ask family, friends, and neighbors to clip them as well and then be ready to submit them the week of February 20th!

 
Save the Dates-
TOMORROW – Parent Teacher Conferences
THURSDAY – Fun Lunch
THURSDAY – Parent Teacher Conferences
2/13 – Grade Level Color Day
2/19 – No School – Presidents Day
2/22 – Fun Lunch
3/2 – No School – Teacher Inservice Day
3/8 – Fun Lunch
For more information on school or PTA activities please visit the school web site or PTA web siteFor even more information on community events and activities please check out the District’s e-fliers page at District e-fliers.