9/16/20 Weekly Email

Gifts and goods – The PD PTA annual gifts and goods fundraiser is currently running from Monday 9/14 thru Monday 9/28. This year’s sale will be completely virtual and all of the products you order will be delivered directly to your home before the thanksgiving break. Charleston Wrap has over 2500 beautiful gifts and wrapping paper, all available at reasonable prices. Please support our school by making a purchase and telling all of your friends and family!  Click here to see the flyer and log onto to order. Please use the code: 11468 as our school code when your order is placed. Thank you!
Girls Day Out – Support the Pierce Downer PTA and local businesses at downtown Downers Grove’s annual Girls’ Day Out on Thursday, September 24 from 10am-8pm! 10% of all purchases from participating shops and restaurants will be donated back to the Pierce Downer PTA when you click and print your  “Hall Pass”. The school with the best attendance will earn an extra $250!!!! A list of participating businesses can be found here. While you’re shopping and dining, don’t forget to upload your eligible receipts to the KOHA app!

Room Representatives Needed – We are STILL looking for Room Representatives for each Teacher for the 2020-21 school year! Please consider volunteering as this is a wonderful opportunity to volunteer for the school from home! If interested, please contact Jennifer Klemz at  We do our best to accommodate requests from Room Reps for specific Teachers.

First PTA Meeting –  The first PTA meeting and New Family Welcome is scheduled for Monday, September 21st at 6:00pm (PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE) and will be held outside of Pierce Downer near the playground. We are asking that parents bring their own chair (camping chair is great) and sign up for this meeting due to group size restrictions.  Please indicate if you plan on attending by clicking on the following signup:

Weekly Newsletters and PTA Information – Given a recent change in board meeting dates, our weekly PTA newsletter will now be sent on Wednesdays each week.  In addition, please don’t forget to check the PTA website and the PD PTA facebook page for additional information. 

Save the Dates –

9/21 – First PTA Meeting 6:00pm
9/24 – Girls Day Out
10/12 – No School
10/23 – No School
For more information on school or PTA activities please visit the school web site or PTA website. For even more information on community events and activities please check out the District’s e-fliers page.