5/21/19 Weekly Email

2019-2020 PTA Volunteer Sign Up – The Pierce Downer PTA is beginning to plan our volunteer opportunities for the 2019-20 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. 
  • Click this link to view descriptions and signup
  • 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. Questions? Please contact Stephanie Vroman

Summer Math Club Volunteers – District 58 PTA Council is asking for parent volunteers to help with summer math club.  They are asking that each school signs a parent volunteer up for five time slots for the library turn in sessions.  During these times, a volunteer will check in students, direct them to the high school graders, hand out prizes and occasionally help grade. If you are interested, please sign up here –
PTA Meeting – The minutes from our May PTA meeting can be viewed here.
School Supply Kits – DEADLINE EXTENDED! Place your student’s school supply kit order now for the 2019/2020 schoolyear.  Order & pay ONLINE ONLY via  For complete ordering information click on 2019 Supply Kit Flyer.  Orders will be accepted through Friday, May 24th.
Field Day – We are still looking for activity chaperones for 4th-6th grade. Click this link to sign up:  .  Any questions contact Sara Purgatorio at

Thank you to Nicki Blattner, Stephanie Vroman, Beth Adamo, Tara Steffes, Caroline Shields and Debbie Klacko for all of your help organizing Doughnut Day for the students and dads!
Save the Dates-
TOMORROW – Kickbowl, 5:30-8:30pm
FRIDAY – Fun Lunch- Buona
5/27 – No School – Memorial Day
5/31 – Fun Lunch – Zazzos
6/10 – Field Day
6/11 – Last Day of School
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.