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11/9/21 Weekly Email

NEW INFORMATION

PTA General Meeting – Please join us for our next PTA General Meeting, which will be held this week on Thursday, November 11th at 7:00 pm.  The meeting will be held inside Pierce Downer (in the library). We are asking that parents sign up for this meeting due to group size restrictions.  Please plan on wearing a mask inside the school building as well.  Indicate if you plan on attending by clicking on the following signup: https://signup.com/go/XmdeCUk

Cadence Dine Out – Please join us for our monthly dine-out night next Thursday, November 18th at Cadence Kitchen & Co. from 3-10pm. Dine-in or carry out, simply mention the Pierce Downer fundraiser and 20% of your check will go back to our school! Click here for the flyer.

REMINDERS
 
LAST CHANCE!! Fun Lunch Orders – The PTA is excited about the return of the Fun Lunch program!  Please order the first Fun Lunch meals no later than tomorrow, November 10th.  Don’t forget to log onto www.boonli.com to order for your student’s first Fun Lunch date of November 19th. The school password is PDE257.

You’re PAWsome Yard Signs – Here’s a great way to surprise your kids with some Pierce Downer spirit! From November 1-23, you can have 5 paw shaped yard signs installed in the front yard of your choice for the day! Cost for 5 signs is $25. Purchase your experience HERE and make sure to include your name, phone number and address where you would like signs to be placed. Signs will be installed and removed by the “You’re PAWsome” team. Signs will remain in yards for 24 hours and will arrive between 11/1-11/23. Pictures of the PAWsome signs can be found HERE.

LAST CALL!!! Battle of the Bands – We are so lucky to have so many musically talented individuals in our neighborhood. It has been our yearly tradition to recruit parents and form bands that get together to practice- with the end goal of performing at Ballydoyle in the spring. This year’s performance date is scheduled for the evening of Saturday, April 30th. In order to continue this ten year tradition- WE NEED YOU!! Do you play an instrument? Do you sing? Have you never performed on stage, but always wanted to? Now is your chance! We are looking for musicians of ALL ability levels to perform. You do not need a full band to register, we are happy to help form bands.

If you think that you or someone you know might be interested in joining, please fill out this FORM as soon as possible. If you would like more information before committing, there is a space on the google form to indicate that as well. You can also reach out to us directly with any questions that you might have- Mariah Cameron at mariah_cameron@hotmail.com or Allison Heverin at theheverins@gmail.com

Minted Holiday Cards – Getting ready to send your holiday cards? Once again this year, Pierce Downer is partnered with Minted! Simply use our unique code FUNDRAISEPIERCE at checkout and we’ll receive 15% of the proceeds from your purchase – you’ll also get 20% OFF your order. It’s that easy! Click here for more information and Shop at https://www.minted.com/

Holiday Wreath Sale  – Our holiday wreath sale has closed, but for those of you who ordered, you can expect your wreaths between November 14th -16th. Thank you for supporting the PTA!

Amazon Smile – Don’t forget when holiday shopping you can also support Pierce Downer while ordering from Amazon Smile! Go to Smile.amazon.com, sign in with your Amazon credentials, choose and select Pierce Downer as your charity.  A percentage of your eligible purchases will go directly to our school! Thank you for your support!

Thank you to all parents, students, and staff who donated their Halloween Candy for the PD PTA Healthy Kids Committee Halloween Candy Collection. We were able to collect over 15 full grocery TJ bags of candy and donate to 3 local non-for-profit organizations. Way to go, PD Community! HKC donated all Halloween Candy to the DG Fish Pantry, St. Joe’s Food Pantry, and Treats for Troops. Thank you for HKC Co-Chairs for organizing. Thank you to Kelly Larsen for collecting candy daily and dropping off candy to each donation location. And thank you to Mrs. French for taking Thursday’s candy to DG Fish Pantry!  Click here to see a picture of some of what was donated.

Thank you for shopping on Girls Day Out in Downtown DG.  We raised over $130 for the PD PTA!

Save the Dates –
11/11 – PD PTA General Meeting 7:00 pm
11/18 – Cadence Dine Out 
11/19 – Fun Lunch
11/25-11/27 – No School
 
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.