News
August 15th, 2017

In this edition of the Falcon Files, Mr. Burnett covers viewing the eclipse, introduces a new Special Education teacher and announces the first All School Sing! Click on the headline to read more.


August 10th, 2017

No more pulling crumpled paper flyers from your student’s backpack! Opportunities in the community will now be available online, instead of jumbled up with homework and artwork. Read about child-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.


August 10th, 2017

Excitement, hugs and kisses, long goodbyes and pictures marked the first day of school at The Downtown School. We’re off to a great start! To see more fun photos, click on the image.


August 8th, 2017

Our educators and some student volunteers had a little fun this week preparing for the big first day of school! Click on the headline to watch a video prepared especially for our DTS families.


August 7th, 2017

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!


August 6th, 2017


August 4th, 2017

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!


July 28th, 2017

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!


July 25th, 2017

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!


July 20th, 2017

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.