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Downtown Elementary School
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Raleigh Lagrange Road
Downtown Elementary is an Enriched Academics optional school with a strong academic program for both All teachers are certified in the state of Tennessee.
Downtown Elementary is an Enriched Academics Optional School (State of TN Reward School) with a strong academic program for both optional and non-optional students. With its distinctive architecture and bright, spacious interior, Downtown Elementary is a lesson in how design can enhance the learning environment. Our facility features computers in every classroom, as well as a computer lab with sta
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Let’s get ready for Wear it With Confidence Wednesday at DES!!! ❤️
We are ready for school in 1st grade! Keeping the main thing, the main thing!! Going for broke for our children! 💪🏾💪🏾❤️🚌📝 Great day of school at the DES!
The votes are in!! We have chosen our school-wide theme for the ‘23-‘24 school year!! WE WILL move the academic needle for ALL children by any means necessary! This time it’s personal! We are GOING FOR BROKE for our boys and girls! Staff shirts coming soon!! 🚌✏️📓📝❤️
We had a STELLAR first day of school at THE Downtown Elementary!! Our boys and girls were eager to learn and did a fantastic job of learning and practicing routines and procedures! We are sure to have a WINNING year as we have the best students in Memphis Shelby County Schools! 🎉🎉❤️❤️
We are having a great 1st day of school! We will resume registration support tomorrow from 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Please come to the cafeteria for assistance. Thank you!
It’s the first day of school! ❤️🚌📝 Doors open at 8:00 a.m.! Class lists are posted in the rotunda and in the hallway by the computer lab. Kindergarten students will attend school this week on their assigned staggered entry day (1 day) this week. See you soon!
The first day is almost here! We are looking forward to a fantastic first day of school!! This is our WINNING season, where we go for BROKE for our children!! 🎉🚌✏️📝 Please review the reminders about morning arrival, dismissal procedures, and registration support. See you soon!
Children come first at Downtown ES!! We are ready for a PHENOMENAL 1st day of school!! 📓📖🎓
Downtown teachers are THE BEST! ❤️❤️ Our classrooms are READY for learning and building the confidence of ALL DES scholars!
We are READY for our boys and girls! ❤️ Our teachers have been hard at work preparing warm and engaging classroom environments! This year, it’s personal for us. We are going for BROKE for our children! It’s our WINNING season! 🎉📝🎓✏️📖📓
Registration support will resume on Monday, August 7th @ 8:00 am.
GEAR Up Day will resume at 4:00 p.m. today, Aug. 1st.
The Future is looking bright...see you Monday, August 7th at 8:15 am !!
MSCS Back to School Family Festival !!
Additional immunizations and physicals provided by
Christ Community Health Services.
Does your student need immunizations or a school physical? Check out the following locations for free immunizations and physicals at the TLA.
Looking forward to seeing our Skyscrapers tomorrow !!
We’ve had a wonderful first day of Inservice!!! The positive energy is on fire!!! 🔥🔥🔥🔥 This is our WINNING SEASON!!! 🎉🚌📝✏️❤️ !! Memphis-Shelby County Schools - MSCS
GEAR Up Day is Tuesday, August 1st from 8-2 and 4-6:30! We hope to see you there!
We are READY! 1st day of Inservice ‘23-‘24!! Building relationships to change the lives of our children!!! LET’S GOOOOOO!!!! ❤️🚌📝✏️Memphis-Shelby County Schools - MSCS
We are looking forward to seeing our Skyscrapers on August 7th !!
Get your DES spirit shirt today! We are looking forward to a WINNING year at THE Downtown Elementary! ❤️🎂✏️📝🚌
DES Gear Up Day is Tuesday, August 1st from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm- 6:30 pm.
Calling all Skyscrapers!! 📢📢📢 We have just 25 days before we BEAT THE CLOCK! ⏰⏰⏰. Will you be ready!?! We are looking for Math Fact All-Stars!! Be sure to study at least 20 minutes every night! See you soon! ❤️🚌😊
We are looking forward to a STELLAR ‘23-‘24 school year! Please see the school supply lists for grades K-5! See you soon Skyscraper Scholars! ❤️✏️🚌📝📚
Congratulations to the DES Beta Club for a successful trip to Louisville, KY where they represented Downtown Elementary Optional School in excellence! Our scholars “showed up and showed out” at the Beta National Convention! We are Skyscraper proud of our Scholars! 🥰❤️🥰
Did your student forget to turn in their school device? Do you need to pay for a damaged device, damaged keyboard or charger? The Summer Device Service Center will be able to assist you. There will be no device support or payments at the school until school resumes in August.
We are also looking for an energetic, committed, and uplifting Pre-K Teacher! ❤️💛💙💜💚 You must have Pre-K certification to serve in this role. Please submit your resume to [email protected].
Do you have a love for changing the lives of children? Well, we need your expertise and commitment to join our team! 😊 We are hiring! The available positions are:
1- 4th grade teacher
1- 5th grade teacher
If interested, please send your resume to [email protected]!
Happy Summer Skyscrapers! Let’s continue to keep our minds moving by reading! Please sign up for this great reading opportunity offered by Pizza Hut! ❤️🥰
We are hiring!! Are you a passionate individual who has a love for teaching and learning and children!?! Well, we are looking for you! 😊 We have the following positions available:
* 3rd grade
* 4th grade
* 5th grade (2 positions)
* Educational Assistants (2 positions)
* Specialized Educational Asst.
If you are interested, please send your resume to [email protected].
Mayor Lee Harris kicked off his 901 Student Passport Program today at Downtown Elementary and surprised Principal Williams with a 2023 Shining Star Award for her leadership, dedication and commitment to serving the students of Downtown Elementary !! We are very proud of her and this well deserved award.
Happy Mother’s Day to all DES Moms! You are loved! Enjoy your day! 🌸💜💐❤️🌺💗
Father-daughter / Mother-son dance was a huge success tonight !! Thank you to all the parents who attended tonight.
Career Day was a huge success. Thank you to all of the volunteers who came out and shared valuable career information with our students!!!
Happy National Principal's Day to our Amazing Leader, Principal Brandye A. Williams !!
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