6/2/20 Weekly Email

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 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:
  • 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 with questions.

Summer Math Club – Please click here for information on Summer Math Club.  If you have any questions, please contact Karen Beechler at
PTA Meeting – The minutes from our May PTA meeting can be viewed here.
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:  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 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.