Bright Horizons at The Downtown School is now accepting applications for summer camp care, offered weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Central Campus. Bright Horizons offers a summer calendar for a sneak peek at summer activities. Full-time, part-time and drop-in care is available. For contact information, click on the headline.
Remember, we’ve stepped into the 21st Century and installed an electronic visitor check-in. It’s a snap — if you’ve preregistered with Deb! Don’t forget to stop by Deb’s desk with your driver’s license to get registered. It will save you time the next time you’re in a hurry to get to a culminating event. Check-in is mandatory — district orders! Click on the headline to learn more about the districtwide initiative.
Come and enjoy a casual, adults-only evening of music, conversation and community Friday, May 20 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Noce Jazz Cabaret, 1326 Walnut Street. There’s no cover charge and snacks are provided. Music is provided by “Asphalt and Stained Glass” featuring DTS parent Amy Wallman-Madden. The event is sponsored by the PTA.
Downtown School parents were told to bring comfortable clothes and water bottles to the school’s latest culminating event. Students spent the last several months using their P.E. time to work with parent volunteer Jamie Seitz learning dances from throughout the decades. This week, the 9 and 10-year olds invited their parents to boogie down. To see more of the fun, click on the image.
Downtown School teacher Dana Allen saw her students becoming more interested in earning prizes than the reason behind the school’s annual fundraiser, so she decided to challenge them to go deeper, and present their findings directly to the American Heart Association. To read more about the task and how it affected students, click on the image.
At DMPS, we work to ensure that students are receiving a great education in schools that are not only first-rate learning environments, but are also safe and secure. Over the years DMPS has taken many steps to better ensure the safety and well being of our students, staff, parents and visitors. This spring and summer, DMPS will begin implementing an Electronic Visitor Check-In system for parents and visitors. Click on the headline to read more.
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