Get ready for an evening of fun with your DTS friends! Join us for the all-school picnic on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Union Park, 1801 Pennsylvania Ave. Bring the whole family and your own picnic dinner. The park has two playgrounds, but is most famous for the Rocket Slide and Heritage Carousel. See you there!
Monday, Aug. 7 plan to visit the Downtown School to meet our new principal, Mr. Burnett and say hello to your teacher! School supplies may be dropped off, too. New families, plan to join us from 4 – 5 p.m., families with last names beginning with A-M, join us from 5 – 6 p.m., families with last names beginning with N-Z, join us from 6 – 7 p.m. We’re looking forward to seeing you!
Are you ready for a new adventure? We invite our incoming kindergarten students to join us for Kindergarten Jumpstart Aug. 1 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. and Aug. 2 from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. It’s a chance for our new kindergarten students to see our learning spaces, meet new teachers and friends, play and have fun! On Aug. 1, parents are invited to stay for a special meeting with the principal from 1:30 – 2:30 in the library. Click on the headline to see the flyer!
Traffic patterns, school supply lists and teacher teams are all on the list as Mr. Burnett delivers his first edition of the Falcon Files. Click the headline to read on!
Join us in welcoming Robert Burnett to the helm of Downtown School! Principal Burnett comes to us from Walnut Street School, an International Baccalaureate World School. He’s looking forward to getting to know all of us when school starts on Aug. 9! To read more about Principal Burnett, click on the headline.
We’ve had a lot of inquiries about these! Your 2017-18 school supply lists are now available. Please bring your supplies to Back to School night in August. Click on the crayons to see the lists. See you soon!
Current DMPS families with parent portal accounts will have a link to register inside their parent portal account starting July 17, 2017. Click on the link to verify information, upload relevant documents and complete the mandatory annual online registration process. If you do not have access to a computer, or need help with Infinite Campus, call the school office at 242-8422. Click on the headline to read more about online registration.
Thank you to all of our families, teachers and staff who worked so hard to make the annual Field Day a success. Have a terrific summer! The first day of school (Aug. 9) will be here before you know it!
A special thank you to “Blind Photography” for professional photos of all of our wonderful book characters! Click on the headline to see all of the photos. Once you have a favorite, right click and “download.” Hint: the photo mark disappears once the photo has been downloaded.