The Downtown School is excited to begin actively using Twitter this school year. Teachers and staff will tweet in real time about the student collaboration in our learning groups, the special events happening in our building and the learning opportunities occurring every day that make our school special. Following us will keep you informed about our school, provide dinner time … Read more »
Our new Principal Stephanie Flickinger is launching the “Falcon Files”! Like the Downtown Dispatch, you can expect to read about upcoming events, good news, ways to get involved and so much more. She’s looking forward to meeting you during registration on July 30, from 1:00 – 7:00. Click on the image to read more about her!
Elementary Registration Day for 2015-16 Although the district is providing an opportunity for on-line registration this year, we will still have “Registration Day” activities from 1:00-7:00pm on Thursday, July 30. Class lists will be posted that day and Suggested Supply Lists will be available. These options will also be available… · Register … Read more »
At Downtown School, summer means saying goodbye to good friends, great teachers and “the best principal ever!” Staff and students celebrated the last day with a big sendoff for retiring Principal John Johnson and nurse Jean Smith. The assembly included dancing, singing, tear-jerking videos and a rock band! To see more pictures, click on the image.
It’s summer break for most students … but not all as The Downtown School and Edmunds Elementary continue to be in session for another week or two. But it’s not too early to have a little outdoor fun. DTS students gathered today at Brody Middle School for relay races, hula hooping and more as part of the school’s annual Field Day. Enjoy photos by clicking on the image.
Molly Sweeney co-authored “Transforming the Task with Number Choice”, published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Sweeney has a Masters of Elementary Education from Viterbo University. She teaches 9-10 year-olds and is involved with mathematics development for all grades at DTS. To read more about her work, click on the headline.
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