Peirce Update

June 22, 2022

Los boletines de Smore tienen una nueva función de "traducir". Para acceder a esto, haga clic en traducir en la esquina superior derecha del correo electrónico. Luego, una vez en el boletín, dirá "traduciendo". Haga clic en eso y seleccione el idioma en el que le gustaría leer el boletín. Comuníquese con cualquier pregunta.

Solidarity Fund

Peirce community members are seeking donations to help students and their families during this time of increased need. 100% of funds will go directly to support Peirce families in need of support.

This solidarity fund is in no way affiliated with Peirce or CPS. This is an effort put forth by community members for our school community. Solidarity work is rooted in the knowledge that we, as community members, should be working together to support each other while we dismantle institutions and systems of oppression.
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Move-A-Thon 2022 Thank you!

Dear Peirce Community,

Thank you for all of the enthusiasm, positive energy, and joy you brought to the 2022 Move-a-Thon! It was an incredible day celebrating Peirce Elementary and our community. Thank you to all who helped make this possible as participants, volunteers, donors, and supporters! We also thank all of the staff as well as the Peirce administration for the help planning and facilitating Move-a-Thon, especially Ms. Lebovitz and Principal Zaimi! Together, we raised over $40,000 to help fund arts partnerships at every grade level!

Before school let out, your child should have brought home a special keepsake booklet from Move-a-Thon.

We want to thank our generous sponsors for the event:


Dollop Diner

State Representative Kelly Cassidy

dreamtown Diana Soldo Massaro

Brian Moon with The Moon Group

Midwest Care and Management

Orange Shoe

Sarah England-Ortega Baird & Warner

Schneider Think, LLC

We also thank our in-kind supporters, including photographers Pat Radoszewski as well as Danielle Aquiline with Danielle Aquiline Photography. The printing of the beautiful Move-a-Thon book was donated by Kevin Michalski, UPS owner, and a Peirce grandparent. All fruit was donated by Edgewater Produce. Many prizes were donated from businesses such as Forever Yogurt, Altitude Chicago, Play Toys and Books, Alley Cat Comics, and Starbucks.

You can see more Move-a-Thon photos and download or order prints on their websites.

Danielle Aquiline Password: Peirce2022

Pat Radoszewski

We have set up an online photo-sharing gallery for the Move-a-thon from the day of the event.

you can view the photos here

If you took photos with your phone at Move-a-thon please text them to (443) 412-8493 and they will be added to the gallery instantly.

We would love your feedback on the event. Please fill out this quick anonymous survey so we can make sure next year's event is a success!

Go Peirce Panthers, and keep on MOVING!


Friends of Peirce & the 2022 Move-a-Thon Team

School Supplies 2022-2023

Support Peirce and order your school supplies through Yubbler!

All School Supply Lists for SY22-23 can be found on the Peirce Website.

Want a quick and easy way to shop for school supplies AND raise funds for Peirce?

Supply lists for every grade level are available at Yubbler is a Chicago Area company and will donate 50% of the profits back to the school.

· One click ordering makes back-to-school shopping simple!

· All lists are teacher approved

· Customize orders to buy only what you need

· Quality, name-brand products

· Low prices and next-day shipping to your home

· The school gets half the profits!

Coupons are valid for 30 days only starting June 10th. Get a coupon code here:


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Free Peirce Led Summer Program Sign Up

Peirce Summer Program Enrollment Form

*Still accepting enrollment*

Peirce is offering a free summer program for students entering 1st through 8th grades. Please email Lynn Carro at if you are interested in having your child participate in the program.

Dates: July 6th - 29th

Hours: 8:30am - 1:30pm

Drop Off & Pick Up: Door #4 at Playground

Meals: Students will be offered breakfast and lunch for free, students may bring their own meals from home if preferred.

Water: Please send your child with a water bottle

Program Structure:

Students will participate in a rotation of classes with a focus on Academics, Arts, Sports/Movement and Community Building

CirquesExperience Summer Camp

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SY23 Before/After Care Sign Up

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Enrolling Now for Next School Year!

Are you a new family to Peirce who lives within the attendance boundary? Now is the time to begin registration!

Enrollment Forms

The form below is to only be filled out if your child will be entering Peirce School for the first time. Kndg.-7th grade parents that already have their child(ren) attending Peirce do not need to re-register. Someone from the main office will be contacting you via email with enrollment forms.

New Family Playdates

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If your child will be transferring schools...

We are planning for the upcoming school year. If you are planning to move during the summer and need to transfer your child to another school, please fill out this form ASAP, so we may prepare the necessary paperwork. This form is only for students currently enrolled in Pre-Kindergarten through 7th grade.

Peirce is a Summer Lunchstop

Peirce has been selected as a LunchStop Site for Summer 2022. Through the LunchStop program, Peirce school will be one of many sites to offer meals at outdoor school locations throughout the summer. The LunchStop summer meal program provides free, healthy meals across Chicago to all children between 1 and 18 years old.

The summer LunchStop schedule is Monday-Friday, 10am-12pm from June 27th-August 12th.

Additional information about Lunchstop will be available at the following URLs (websites are not currently live):

Opportunities for Parents

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Upcoming Events

August 18th - Back to School Festival & New Family Orientation from 3:00 - 5:00pm

August 22nd - First Day of School