Dana Allen and Erika Buckner, as DMPS Trailblazers, and Carlyn Cox from the DMPS Office of Innovation invite you to join them on Thursday, February 11th from 11:00 – 12:00 to learn about Blended Learning, another way to personalize learning with the use of technology. To learn more about the DMPS Trailblazers and the innovation with technology in the classroom, click on the headline.
The students in Mr. Miller’s 2nd and 3rd grade class weren’t afraid to get their hands dirty at their Water Science Fair. From water density to how subs submerge, surface tension to rainbows in a box, students demonstrated their knowledge of that valuable resource we all use everyday!
The Downtown School is excited about using Twitter this school year. Following us will keep you informed about our school, provide dinner time conversation starters with your child and allow extended family members to be a part of their special person’s learning environment. Check us out and follow us on Twitter @DtwnFalcons by clicking on the bird!
The DMPS Board of Education approved the 2016-17 Downtown School calendar. The School Leadership Team created the calendar to address some of the concerns shared on the survey given in December. We truly appreciate the time you took to provide feedback. Please click on the headline or image to view the finalized calendar.
The students at the Downtown School partnered with the American Heart Association for a Hoops for Heart campaign in February. As a school, we raised over $16,000 for the local chapter of the American Heart Association (AHA). This amount was the highest in the state. Our contributions saved over 340 lives right here in Iowa. … Read more »
Downtown School’s feeder pattern is changing. DTS students will now be automatically enrolled at Callanan Middle School and Roosevelt High School, instead of attending Brody Middle School and Lincoln High School. If students do not wish to attend Callanan or Roosevelt, they may apply for within-district transfer the year before they enter middle or high school by clicking on the headline.
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