The Downtown School 5 and 6-year-olds sang about “Mitten Weather”, the “Gingerbread Man”, “Jingle Bells” and the love that goes along with the holidays in the Central Campus Auditorium this week. Everyone agrees they did an excellent job. Happy Holidays everyone!
Our buddy Snoopy is ready for the holidays! It’s time for students and staff to take a well-deserved break and spend time with family. Winter recess begins today, and we’ll see you back at school on Monday, Jan.5. Happy Holidays! Enjoy!
Ms. Clark’s and Mrs. Sweeney’s classroom focused on the U.S. Constitution for two intense weeks of study involving many members of the community, role play and presentation preparation. What resulted was a multi-media culminating event and a room full of students who appreciate our country today. Click the image to read more.
It’s that time of year again when we spend more time indoors and germs have a chance to spread in close quarters like classrooms and cafeterias. Absences due to illness are starting to creep up in number. To read more about the germs we’re fighting, and how to keep your family healthy, click on the headline.
In November, Downtown School students participated in a mock election. The older kids put a lot of work into preparing for the day. Click on the photo to learn about the experience from three budding student-journalists, and see who won the election!
For the third year in a row, two of Iowa’s finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching are from DMPS. Molly Sweeney and Jessica Watson – both teachers here at the Downtown School – are among seven Iowa teachers nominated for the nation’s top science and math educator award. Click the headline to learn more about them.
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