Fall Book Fair


The Deerfield Elementary Scholastic Book Fair is back…….just in time for the holidays!  It will be in the MPR during the days and times listed below.

  • Monday – December 8th (11:30am – 3:00pm)
  • Tuesday – December 9th (7:30am – 3:00pm)
  • Wednesday – December 10th (7:30am – 2:30pm)
  • Friday – December 12th (7:30am – 3:30pm)

Volunteers desperately needed!  To sign up, click on the link below:

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Spirit Wear Orders

The last day to get your order in for Spirit Wear is this Thursday, November 20th.

  • $20 – Blue Hoodie
  • $10 – Blue T-Shirt
  • SpiritWearDesign$15 – Tie-dye T-Shirt

Click Here for a PDF of the Order Form


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Yearbooks On Sale Now!

Memories Last Forever…………….

What better way to cherish Deerfield memories than by purchasing a yearbook.

Prices start at $21
Order Deadline for discounted pricing:  December 19, 2014

*After 12/19/14, prices will increase by $5

Order online at
with yearbook ID code:

If you would like to purchase AD space in the 2014-2015 Yearbook, click here to download an Ad Space Order Form.  There are five sizes to choose from starting with Mini Shout-Outs for only $5.  Full Page Ad space is available for $120.  See Ad Order form for more details.

Posted in Yearbook

APEX Extreme!

This year’s theme for our Fun Run is called APEX Extreme!

The APEX kick off Pep Rally was this Monday (11/3).  Your child should have come home with a parent flyer as well as their Pledgepack that contains your child’s unique access code.  You can visit www.apexfunrun.com to enter pledges.

Race Day will be Thursday, November 13th.  See the race times below for when your child will be running (race times were updated 11/12).  Volunteers should arrive 15 minutes prior to the race they will be helping with.

  • 8:15am – Grades 5 & 6
  • 9:15am – Grades 3 & 4
  • 10:30am – AM Kinder as well as Grades 1 & 2
  • 12:00pm – PM Kinder and TK

We would love to have you help with this fun event – volunteer to help with the actual race on Nov. 13th and/or with totaling pledges on Nov. 21st.

Click Here to Sign Up to Volunteer


apex logo

Posted in Jog-a-thon

Common Core Standards

WOW!!! What an amazing turnout we had for our First PTA meeting of the year!! We had over 100 folks attend to hear Superintendent Walker speak about the Common Core Standards. Thank you all for such a strong showing to support our school and district! If you missed the presentation, you can view the PowerPoint presentation below or access a PDF of the presentation by clicking here.

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October & November Updates

PTA Meeting – Wed. 10/22 (7pm-8:30pm)

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO JOIN US TO HEAR IUSD SUPERINTENDENT TERRY WALKER SPEAK ABOUT COMMON CORE STANDARDS at Deerfield PTA’s first meeting of the Year! All Deerfield Elementary families and friends are invited to attend so don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about this important topic. If you would like to register to for free childcare, go to this website http://www.evite.com/l/kNn4ubpUeK.

Pizza Party Challenge

The classes that have 100% PTA Membership by October 31 will WIN a PIZZA PARTY!!! We encourage every parent at Deerfield Elementary School to support our children by becoming a PTA member. Annual membership dues are only $15 per person!

Pizza Party Challenge Flyer

2014-2015 Yearbook Cover Contest

Entries are Due: 11/7/14

2014-2015 Theme: Deerfield Stars

Design this year’s yearbook cover. The contest winner will receive a FREE yearbook. Print the flyer below for more details.

Yearbook Cover Contest Flyer

APEX FunRun coming this November

We are so excited to announce that our school will be participating in the Apex FunRun again this year as our major fundraiser!   The Apex program will be with our students from November 3, 2014 to November 14, 2014 teaching leadership and fitness as we raise pledges to help our school. We also want you to know that WE HEARD YOU and your valuable feedback regarding last year’s event, our first with Apex, and we are working closely with Apex to make improvements to the experience this year. Click here to read more about the APEX FunRun.


Posted in Jog-a-thon, Membership, Yearbook

PTA Events

01/08/15 Starts at: 6:00 pm
02/05/15 Starts at: 6:00 pm
03/05/15 Starts at: 6:00 pm
04/02/15 Starts at: 6:00 pm
05/07/15 Starts at: 6:00 pm
06/04/15 Starts at: 6:00 pm

Mandatory Parent Meeting

Tues. Jan. 22 at 8:05 am
Room 13 (behind the MPR)