News
August 25th, 2017

Click on the headline, and then the link to listen to students sing, “You Are My Sunshine.”


August 21st, 2017

Downtown students wore special shades, make pin hole cameras and watched NASA’s live stream as a new-in-their-lifetime event unfolded in front of them. Thank you to all of the parents and staff who donated glasses and treats, the teachers who incorporated this amazing event into their lesson plan and saw to the safety of our students, and to our amazing students for their enthusiasm, soaking up the celestial wonder of #Eclipse2017. Click on the image to see more photos!


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!