4/21/21 Weekly Email

General PD PTA Zoom Meeting – Please join us for the General PTA Board meeting via Zoom on TONIGHT at 7:00pm.  We will be discussing principal updates and the 2021-2022 PTA Board slate. The agenda for tonight’s meeting can be found here.  Zoom details in the PTA newsletter.

Berto’s Dine Out – Please join us for our Monthly dine-out TODAY from 10:30am to 6:30pm at Berto’s Deli on Main Street. Simply mention Pierce Downer fundraiser and 20% of your check will go back to our school.  For more information, see flyer here. 


Teacher Appreciation – Teacher Appreciation week is coming up May 2-9, and we need your help!! Please consider donating your time, talents and gifts for our “Teachers are SUPERHEROES” week. We have a variety of superhero themed snacks/meals and fun crafts for the kids to show their appreciation to our wonderful teachers and staff that have done so much for our PD families during this unprecedented year! Follow this link and sign up to help:

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on
3. Sign up! Choose your spots – will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

Note: does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.
Questions? Please contact Vikki Jacknow at or Jen Meggos at

Teacher Appreciation Volunteers Needed – We are looking for 10 parents to help decorate our school for Teacher Appreciation week on Friday, April 30th, at 3pm.

If you’re available and interested, please contact Jen Meggos at

Pierce Downer Earth Week Activities – Earth Week is this week (from 4/19-4/23)!
The PTA’s Healthy Kids Committee has the following activities planned for our students:

  • Monday, April 19th- Pledge to be green
  • Tuesday, April 20th- Waste Free Lunch
  • Wednesday, April 21st – Standing Pose Yoga 2:30-3pm, Yoga sign up here
  • Thursday, April 22nd – Earth Day- Wear Green or Blue
  • Friday, April 23rd – Walk/Bike to School Day

See flyer for more daily Earth Week Details and Earth Tips & Information.

Save the Dates – 

April 21 – Berto’s Dine Out
April 21 – PD PTA General Board Meeting
April 19 – 23 – PTA Earth Week
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.