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Join Us for Our Elementary Education Expo

Join Us for Our Elementary Education Expo

We invite you to our Elementary Education Expo on Wednesday, Feb. 7, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Discover how Downey Unified offers our students the best through programs encouraging innovation, critical thinking, and creativity.This expo will give you a first-hand look...

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Starting 2024 with Great Attendance!

Starting 2024 with Great Attendance!

py new year and welcome back, Downey Unified families! We are ready to start 2024 on the right foot, and one way of doing so is as simple as ensuring that your students are showing up to school! At Downey Unified, our mission is to see all our students graduate...

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Gratitude Comes in a Variety of Forms

Gratitude Comes in a Variety of Forms

The month of November often reminds individuals of the importance of expressing gratitude for the blessings they have in their lives—which include blessings that could be in the form of people. While saying one is “thankful” for another person can touch one’s heart,...

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Character Counts Week

Character Counts Week

October 15–21 is Character Counts Week, teaching students the 6 Pillars of Character and what it means to be individuals of honorable character and helping them live lives that truly exude how one should act and treat people, displaying kindness and respect to oneself...

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Back to School Night | Sept. 7

Back to School Night | Sept. 7

Back-to-school night is the perfect opportunity to get a preview of what your child’s school year will look like. From meeting their teacher, learning about the curriculum, and understanding the expectations; this night serves as a way to prepare...

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Hurricane Hillary: Important News

Hurricane Hillary: Important News

The District is working closely with our state and county partners as well as with our local first responders to diligently monitor weather conditions throughout the weekend and into early next week. As we monitor the conditions, we remain prepared to make and...

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Registration Opens July 5th

Registration Opens July 5th

SAVE THE DATE! Downey Unified’s mandatory 2023–24 Online Registration will open on July 5th for ALL students, Early Childhood/TK – 12th grade! This includes returning AND new students who have already enrolled. We encourage our families to look out for an email ahead...

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Ideas for a Fun & Productive Summer

Ideas for a Fun & Productive Summer

With summer right around the corner, students are looking forward to time for rest and relaxation after months of working hard in class. While it’s important for you to have some downtime during your summer break, it’s also important that you don’t spend too much time...

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