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Annie Jr.

Leapin’ Lizards, we hope you can join us for our production of Annie Jr! The performance will be held in the Peirce cafeteria at 4:30pm on Monday, February 4th (snow date is Monday, February 11th). Free and open to the public, seats are first come, first serve. Hope to see you there!

Peirce Green Team to start on Friday, January 18, 2019!

The Peirce Green team, headed this year by Peirce parents James Baldwin, Katie Tremblay and Noliko Utsuzawa, will be kicking off with a first meeting on Friday, January 18th from 2:40-3:25 pm.

The plan will be to meet bi-monthly the rest of the school year, with the exception of a 3-part stormwater program led by Marian Miller, the Education Program Manager at the Mystic River Watershed Association. (This program will meet on three consecutive Fridays, possibly beginning the last week of January. We will keep you posted.)

We look forward to welcoming 3rd, 4th and 5th graders to this after school program, and have exciting things planned for the year! Further details to follow in the newsletter the week of 1/14. Please email James, Katie and Noliko if your child is interested in attending:  jamesgeorgebaldwin@yahoo.com, tremblay.katie@gmail.com, norikobamboo@gmail.com.

 MLK Observance

The 31st annual Dr. Martin Luther King observance will be held on Monday, January 21st at Town Hall.  Click here for details.

Peirce Pride Savings Bank

The Peirce Pride Savings Bank is officially open and students are encouraged to come by Friday morning to start saving! Parents, please print the form below and send your student with at least a dollar to open their account.

Application form

The bank is open Friday mornings from 7:45 until 8:10.

Email Amy Cooper or Carmel Murphy with any questions.

amyd4not@gmail.com or carmelmurphy@kotyan.net

Annual Fund Update

Let’s reach a little higher together for the Peirce PTO Annual Fund!  The Peirce PTO Annual Fund subsidizes the PTO’s Annual Operating Budget, which supplements school resources and funds community events.  We ask each family to make a minimum one-time annual donation of $60 to the Annual Fund to achieve our annual goal of $10,000.00 and 100% family participation.  For more information or to donate online, visit: https://peirceschool.info/pto-annual-fund Please contact Molly Gillis at:339.707.0691 or
peirceannualfund@gmail.com with any questions. We truly appreciate your support!

New Parent Leadership Needed!! Let’s keep the Peirce Green Team Going!

  • New Parent leaders are needed to keep the Peirce Green Team going and engage students who want to make a difference for our planet.

  • In the past, Peirce Green Team students have educated their peers about classroom recycling and lunchroom composting and helped Peirce win the district-wide textile recycling competition two years in a row!

  • Commitment level can be as little as once or twice a month for a before- or after-school meeting time.

  • Arlington’s School Sustainability Coordinator,  Rachel Oliveri, will meet with interested parents to help plan activities and share town-wide ideas and resources. All the Arlington elementary schools have Green Teams! Let’s keep Peirce’s going strong!

  • Please contact Rachel Oliveri if you are interested: roliveri@arlington.k12.ma.us

  • With new leadership there will be new energy and enthusiasm to support our students!

Support Peirce While You Shop!

AmazonSmile is helping to combine your support for the Peirce PTO with your everyday online shopping!  It is a simple and automatic way for you to support the PTO every time you shop, at no extra cost to you.  Peirce PTO will earn 0.5% on eligible purchases!  Shop at http://smile.amazon.com and select Peirce PTO as your charity, or click here: Amazon Smile

Reminder – we collect BoxTops!

Peirce School PTO collects Box Tops to raise money for our school. Box Tops coupons are found on packages of hundreds of products that you probably use every day.  Each Box Tops coupon is worth ten cents, so the coupons add up fast! Click here for a link to Box Tops products.  BoxTops can be taped to a collection sheet or sent in in plastic baggie.  Please be sure that they are not expired.