It is a very exciting time in the library! Not only are students doing thoughtful work, reading with mentors and friends, but they are also enjoying the gorgeous new furniture. Students, teachers, volunteers, families and friends can sit in one of the beautiful spring green or sky blue chairs and read a book, attend a … Read more »
It’s been more than 25 years since DMPS made comprehensive changes to elementary school attendance areas. A lot changes in a quarter of a century, and to better serve students and meet the needs of schools the district is considering new attendance areas for many elementary schools. Click the headline to learn about the plan and share your opinion.
On Friday, January 10th, Molly Sweeney facilitated a discussion with parents regarding way to help our children succeed. If you were unable to attend the meeting, or wanted another opportunity to see the thoughtful suggestions, take a moment to view the PowerPoint. DTS PTA How to Help Your Child Succeed
Kindergarten Sign-Up – March 26, 2014 Kindergarten selections for the district’s “Schools of Choice” have been completed. Selection letters have been sent to families. Families of our pre-selected students are asked to sign-up between 1:00pm and 7:00pm on Wednesday, March 26. Parking is available in the Grand Parking at 1800 Grand Ave across from Central … Read more »
The Downtown School PTA sponsored a movie night at the Central Campus Auditorium on January 10th. Food was available for purchase and the movie, Despicable Me 2 was free. Students, families, and friends showed up in big numbers and the night was a great success. Anne Booth’s and Chris Mathews’ learning groups are learning … Read more »
The 7/8 year old students in Mr. Bruce Miller’s and Mrs. Jessica Watson’s learning groups are studying the cold and flu and visited Walgreens to learn more about medicines and the difference between the cold and flu. Mrs. Rachelle Gerstal’s learning group has been studying nonfiction in reading and writing. They are writing an expository … Read more »
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