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MWD Second Graders Move Up

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MWD second grade students are excited to be moving up to DAV for the next school year. View their moving up ceremony slideshow below.


Downing School Donates to Ronald McDonald House

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MWD school Principal Mr. Edward Tallon, along with student council leaders Mrs. Amanda Correia and Mrs. Katie Smyth, were finally able make to donate $5,266 to the Ronald McDonald House after fundraising efforts for the campaign began prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The student body and staff participated in a variety of small activities to collect the funds, including a coin challenge for each class, face painting and selling sun bracelets, crayons and chocolates.

Downing Firefly Lesson

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Explore students of MWD school witnessed lights that shined in yellow, green and orange colors while learning about fireflies. For the lesson, they listened to the story “It’s A Firefly Night” and participated in firefly themed arts and crafts.

Spirit Week at Downing

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MWD second grade students in Mrs. Robin Carucci’s class kicked off the last week of school by celebrating Spirit Week. With this, they wore cool shades in preparation of the summer season.

Kindergartners Walk the Plank in Countdown Activity

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MWD school kindergartners started celebrating the end of the school year with an alphabet countdown activity. For the letter P, they transformed into pirates. Students wore pirate hats, walked the plank and went on a treasure hunt around the school. They also crafted their own ships by using foil as part of a STEM lesson.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021