Join Downtown School families at the annual DTS Skate Night, Thursday, April 13, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Skate North Incrediroll, 5621 Meredith Dr. Admission is free. Skate rentals are $3. This event is sponsored by the DTS PTA!
Between April 3 and April 12, your student will be taking the Iowa Assessments. This test will focus on reading, mathematics and science. It will help teachers identify student strengths and areas of needed improvement. Click on the headline to read more about the Iowa Assessments.
The parent-teacher association is hosting its biennial DTS Silent Auction next month at West End Architectural Salvage. Bids for the Kids is an adult-only event on Friday, April 21 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
After a long wait, our 2017-18 calendar is now official and available for download. The Iowa Department of Education has approved our application to be a year-round school next year, and the DMPS school board approved the calendar. Click the headline to see next year’s calendar.
DTS students have been taking an assessment called MAP (Measures of Academic Progress), which is given to students in our district three times each year. We have just completed our second round of testing. The teachers will send student reports home on February 20th. Click on the headline for a guide to understanding the results.
Our 7/8 friends hosted a charity drive for Joppa, a local nonprofit that advocates on behalf of the homeless. They dressed in pajamas to raise consciousness about the need to provide assistance to area homeless people. Then they asked their fellow Downtown School friends to bring supplies for the homeless. Our students brought more than 1,000 items over two days!
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