Downey School Core Values
Welcome to the Downey Elementary School! Our school is an inclusive K-5 building that provides an excellent education to all students. At Downey School we believe that learning is a partnership between the child, parent/guardian, and Downey School professionals. As a staff, we believe that open and honest communication with parents/guardians is important, and we value the input from parents/guardians. To ensure that Downey School is a safe environment for all students and staff to take academic/professional risks, we live by the 6 Downey School Core Values:
Courage, Pride, Excellence, Respect, Responsibility, Inclusion
July 9, 2021
Dear Incoming K/1 Families,
Thank you for attending the K/1 information night on Thursday evening. This was a follow up to the email you received last week regarding the K/1 classroom that we will be offering in the fall. During this meeting Ms. Herald and I talked about what a multi age classroom is and the benefits of being in this type of classroom. We also shared with you that in addition to a K/1 classroom there will be two K classes and two grade 1 classes. Below is a link to the slide show that was shared with parents at the meeting.
As I mentioned last night, we are not asking parents to "opt in" or "opt out" of the K/1 classroom, the zoom meeting was an opportunity to inform parents about what a multi age classroom is. It is important that this classroom is a well balanced class, just like every other class in grades K-5. If you have questions please do not hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy the summer and I look forward to seeing you and your child in the fall!
PTO Updates & Information: 2019
Minutes from the September 11, 2018, PTO Meeting
Minutes from the October 2, 2018, PTO meeting
Minutes from the November 6, 2018, PTO meeting
Minutes from the December 5, 2018, PTO meeting
Minutes from the February 5, 2019, PTO meeting
Minutes from the March 5, 2019, PTO meeting
Minutes from April 22, 2019, PTO meeting
Minutes from the May 7, 2019, PTO meeting
Minutes from the June 4, 2019, PTO meeting
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