The Downtown School and Edmunds Elementary welcomed students for the 2014-2015 school year today. Enthusiasm, joy and a lot of smiling faces filled hallways and classrooms. We wish all of you the very best this year — staff and students! Have fun and study hard. Click the image for photos of the day.
The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with The Downtown School and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.
The last day of the 2013-2014 school year was celebrated with laughter and tears in the Central Campus gym. Sing-alongs and a special video created just for outgoing 5th graders evoked a lot of emotion. To see photos, watch the video and read more about the last day assembly, click on the image.
Downtown School students were treated to a field day before school ends this week. They rode the bus to Brody Middle School, played outdoor games and enjoyed grilled hotdogs for lunch. It was a muggy, warm morning peppered with a lot of laughter and smiles. Click on the image to see more photos.
Downtown School may have some of the best class photos in the district. Students and teachers dressed up as a favorite book character for a rally and group photos in the library. Dozens of characters were represented and students were all smiles. Click the image for more photos.
If you hear, “Peep, peep, peep,” coming from Mrs. Jones and Mrs. Wheeler’s classroom, you can believe your ears. A brooder with half-dozen chicks now sits in the middle of the room. Students have been learning about the life cycle of a chicken. To read more about it and see photos, click on the image.
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