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DHS West - Homecoming Parade - There was a great turnout for the annual DHS West Homecoming Parade.  Hundreds of fans, family members and students gathered along Pennsylvania Ave. in Downingtown to cheer on their football team, homecoming court, band, school leaders and cheerleaders.

 

The DASD Preschool Parent Outreach invites you to join us on Monday October 20, 2014 to learn about school safety in DASD while your preschool age child completes some fun fall activities.  Click here for more information.  

 
Marsh Creek Ribbon Cutting and Open House - The Downingtown Area School District celebrated the “official” opening of the Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center on October, 12, 2014 with a ribbon cutting and open house.  
 
We Have a National Champion!  Sam Weintraub takes top place in TSA Computer-Aided Design 3D competition.  National Champion Honored.pdfNational Champion Honored.pdf
 
46 students Honored for National Merit Scholarship Placement Students honored at October 9th Board meeting.   Click here for more. National Merit Honors.pdfNational Merit Honors.pdf
 
Japan Program Selects DASD for Teacher Collaboration Program.  Yoko Nishikawa to co-teach with Beth Buglio at DHS East and DHS West. Japanese Teacher Arrives.pdfJapanese Teacher Arrives.pdf
 
Congratulations to our Blue and Gold Band for placing first in the New Holland fall parade. They will now be the honor band in next year's parade. 

 

Announcements​ ​

​ ​Click here for info on "The Experience", an after-school program in Programming, Robotics, Engineering and Forensics for DASD students in grades 3 - 6.   7 Sessions Beginning in October 28th through December 19,   3:30 to 5:30 p.m.​

 

DHS East and DHS West were named to The Daily Beast's list of the top high schools in the United States.   Click here for the story.

 
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 Education Foundation News

 

Fund a Great Idea!

Donations are needed to help fund innovative enrichment programs within the district's 15 schools. Support our teachers and students! Click here to make a donation!
 
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 Important Information

 
 
Click here for informative podcasts for parents!
 
Click here for the School Performance Information Page.
 
Click here for notice to parents sent on October 3, 2014. 
 
Click here for the link to the state's School Performance Profile
 
Click here for a video explanation of  Pennsylvania's new School Performance Profile.