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2/17/21 Weekly Email

NEW INFORMATION 
 
Cadence Dine Out – Please join us for our monthly dine-out night on February 25th, from 3p-9p at Cadence Kitchen. Simply mention Pierce Downer Fundraiser when you order (carry out, curbside pickup and limited indoor dining) and 20% of your check will go back to our school! See Flyer for more details.

 
REMINDERS
 
PTA Meeting & Vote – Don’t forget! Please join us TONIGHT February 17th at 7pm via Zoom for our General PD PTA meeting.  We will be voting on items that will impact the PTA budget. The school has approached the PTA to assist with funds for a Beautification project, including hallway, floor, and entrance graphics and artwork. This project would be completed before the start of the fall 2021-2022 school year.  The cost of the project is approximately $3,000.00. We will be discussing the specifics of the project and voting on the fund allocation at this important meeting.  Please plan on attending and having your vote be counted! Click here to join the Zoom meeting. Meeting ID: 860 6304 0222 Passcode: 227418
 
Open PTA Executive Board Positions for 2021/2022 – 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 Academics, Secretary and Co-Treasurer (this position requires a 2 year commitment). We are also always looking for new Chairpersons for many other positions on our PTA. The sign up for chairpersons will be sent out at the end of the year.  Please contact piercedownerpta@gmail.com by Friday, March 5th if you are interested in serving on the executive board.
 
PD Scholarships – PD PTA is happy to be able to offer two $1000 scholarships to former Pierce Downer students in good standing who are currently seniors at Downers Grove North High School.  Applications are due no later than Friday March 5th, 2021 and should have already been sent to those seniors that are eligible. The applications and eligibility requirements can be found by emailing Jennie Amidei at jenamidei@gmail.com. All applicants will be notified of his/her result. The two recipients of the Pierce Downer Community Scholarships will be announced at the Virtual DGN Awards Night in May 2021. Good Luck!
 
DG58 Featured School – Pierce Downer’s very own Leland Wagner and Lauri Smith, and PTA co-presidents, Nicki Blattner and Melissa Poirier, presented a video to the DG58 Board of Education on February 8th that showcased our Pierce Downer community. To view the video, click here. Job well done!

Save the Dates –

Feb 17 – PD PTA General Meeting TONIGHT
Feb 25 – Cadence Dine-Out
Feb 26 – No School Institute Day

For more information on school or PTA activities please visit the school web site or PTA website. Also please subscribe to the PTA calendar. For even more information on community events and activities please check out the District’s e-fliers page.