Your Downtown School PTA is pleased to bring you many fun activities throughout the year. Did you miss your chance to sign up at registration? It’s easy to join! Just send us an email at email@example.com and drop off your check for $10 in the mailbox just inside the school entrance. Click on the image to read about PTA-sponsored activities and school events.
Starting Tuesday, Sept. 1, students can bring in a gently used, age appropriate book from home and swap it for a “new to them” book. Book swap will be Tuesday mornings from 7:50-8:15 in the lobby space between the library and the culminating event room. Be sure to check in your classroom first, then come to book swap!
While the vast majority of DMPS students head back to class later this month, August 12 marked the first day of the 2015-16 school year for the Downtown School. We stopped by to get photographs of students excited for school and parents saying their goodbyes. To enjoy photos on our Flickr page, click on the image.
A reminder that there are no classes, and school and district offices are closed, at Des Moines Public Schools on Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day. Enjoy the holiday weekend and for our latest edition of the Falcon Files, click on the headline!
In this edition of the Falcon Files, the first All-School Sing is scheduled, picture day is coming up in September and the Parent-Teacher Association needs our help. Plus, parking information you need to know. We hope you’re enjoying your first weeks of school!
Welcome back, falcons! New pick-up procedures in the circle drive, expansion of the playground and upcoming P.T.A. events are all topics in this edition of the Downtown School Falcon Files. Click on the image to read more from Principal Stephanie Flickinger.
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!
Des Moines Public Schools is pleased to offer online registration to Downtown School families and families across the district. Each year, parents will receive an email though their Infinite Campus account with a personalized link to begin the online registration process. New families should check with the school office for instructions.
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 …
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.