Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2013’

International walk to school day

Downey Unified is pleased to announce its participation in the 18th annual International Walk to School Day on October 7, 2015. Students, parents, and staff partaking in the event show their support for the growing movement and for the Healthy Downey Initiative, a community collaborative that focuses on health and nutrition.  The International Walk to School Day, organized by the …

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Students picket against bullying

Hundreds of students picketed outside Sussman Middle School on Wednesday morning in a loud and vocal demonstration against campus bullying. Chanting “SMS is a bully-free zone!”, students wore black T-shirts that read “ABC – Anti Bullying Campus” and waved hand-made signs with the slogans “Don’t Just Watch, Do Something” and “Honk If You’re Against Bullying.” One student held a sarcastic …

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No bullying zone

In September of 2011 an Anti-Bullying Week was established during the first month of school.  Our third annual Anti-Bullying Week is being celebrated from September 16-20, 2013.  Having an anti-bullying week early in the school year has helped send a strong message and set a positive tone for the rest of the year on our district campuses. Downey Unified has …

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September is school attendance month

Downey Unified is very proud of its’ high student attendance rates.  We strive to help get our students to school and work hard to eliminate obstacles that keep our students from coming to school.  The following are just a few ways in which we reach out to our families regarding attendance: Model SARB Program TLC Family Resource Center Abolish Chronic …

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