Birds of a feather stick together — like the DTS Falcons and the Twitter bluebird! Take a moment to follow Downtown School on Twitter for pictures, reminders and more! Click on the Twitter bluebird for a link to our Twitter feed — then click “follow.”
If you have summer food, health or clothing needs, Des Moines Public Schools and Polk County have resources for you. From immunizations to free meals, clothing to utility payments, you’ll find a list of places where help can be found. For a list of DMPS no-cost summer meal locations and times, and to learn more about other available resources, click on the headline.
The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is calling on all parents to dig through the closet and donate the gently used Downtown School t-shirts your student has outgrown! The PTA will distribute them to younger DTS students. Drop off shirts in the office until June 17. And, Go Falcons!
Can you believe that as of today, there are five more Tuesday morning book swaps before the end of the school year? Please bring in a gently used book to swap for a “new to you” book. This is a fun way to pass on a great book so you and your friends can enjoy sharing great reads!
The Parent Teacher Association needs you! The PTA board is taking nominations for board positions this Friday, May 20 at noon in the school library. For more information about the variety of positions available, click on the headline!
Mrs. Gerstel and Mr. Miller’s 7 and 8-year-old learners put their research, art and performance skills to the test this month when they created their own costumes, set and some of the scripting for their Seussical performance in the culminating event room. To see and download photos from the day, click on the image.
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