Principal John Johnson will be retiring at the end of the school year and over the weekend, he was honored at the annual Downtown School “Bids for the Kids” auction event. Mr. Johnson spoke fondly of his years at DTS and talked about how much he will miss everyone at The Downtown School.
More Book Character Day photos are now available for download FREE OF CHARGE. Select the photo you want, click on the word “download” below the image and save the image to your computer. You may also order prints from Blind Photography, for a fee. To see the photos, click on the image and use the password: dts2015.
Nurse Jean Smith was honored at the annual Downtown School auction over the weekend. She is retiring at the end of the year. “She has been a true blessing for the children and families at the Downtown School,” said Principal Johnson. Join us Friday, May 15 at 8:30 a.m. in the lower gym at Central Campus for a sing-along in her honor!
Mr. Johnson dressed as Geronimo Stilton and greeted students, as a who’s who of children’s literary characters roamed the hallways at The Downtown School. Students and staff dressed up as their favorite book characters, sharing their love of reading and a little bit about themselves in the process. To see more fun costumes, click on the image.
When Rose the Des Moines Public Library mascot visited The Downtown School this week to talk about reading, first-grader Aidan Vens noticed one of her shoes was untied. Not wanting his new friend to trip and fall, Aidan offered to tie the shoe for her.
This Spring’s Downtown School Dispatch contains news about our student-athletes attending the Drake Relays, the Teaching Garden and the 2015-2016 school calendar. You won’t want to miss this edition! Click on the picture of The Downtown School Dispatch to read more about what’s going on at The Downtown School.
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