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Thank You For Your Support!

As the school year comes to a close, DES PIE would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our parents and community members, and businesses who partnered with us to help make a difference in the academic experiences of our students.  If you volunteered at an event, helped with a fundraiser, participated in a fundraiser, or attended meetings we want to thank you for your support!
Delano Elementary School-Partners In Education (DES-PIE) needs your time and talent to continue to make our school the success that it is today. Parents, teachers and our community help raise over $45,000 every year for our students by holding our own carnivals, family fun nights, having our one and only Fall Fundraiser, collecting Box Tops, Target Guest Cards, DQ Nights; just to name a few.
With our funds, we have proudly purchased state of the art technology for every classroom, field trips, books/magazines, school-wide residency programs and much more! In the past couple of years, we were able to help build a Leveled Library in our elementary school. A Leveled Library system enables teachers to have access to books at each child’s reading level for a particular lesson, which allows teachers to best meet the individual needs of each student.
You can help by: Donating your Time
DES-PIE meetings occur every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 7-8 pm at the Elementary School. We encourage you to come and see what PIE is all about! It is also a great way to meet our wonderful elementary staff. See our meeting schedule, agendas, and minutes.

If you haven’t already done so, we recommend that you like Delano Elementary PIE on Facebook. This is a great way to keep up on current events in the entire district, and DES-PIE will use this page to send reminders of our monthly meetings and other important announcements.
There are many volunteer opportunities at our school this year. Whether you have just one hour to spare or many, find out how you can help!
Please remember that all volunteers must be properly trained. Go to the elementary school website Volunteering Link, click on volunteer/video to watch the required video and complete the required paperwork also found on this page. You are also required to do a background check as well.
You can also help by: Helping us raise funds at no cost to you!
Learn ways you can help raise funds for our school at no additional cost to you just by using the PIE-recommended aps.
Thank you for supporting our school and your child’s education!
If you would like to learn more, please contact:
Rachel Depa & Nicole Jensen
Co-PIE Presidents