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1302 N Dowling, San Benito, TX 78586 Phone: (956) 361-6720 Fax: (956) 361-6728

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ED DOWNS BLOOD DRIVE FRIDAY Oct. 6, 2017

Ed Downs Elementary Blood Drive
Oct.6, 2017 12:00pm-4:30 pm in Room 205

Students whose parents donate blood may dress up as a Superhero and have lunch with their parent(s) in the cafeteria on Friday Oct. 13, 2017. Only 35 appointments AVAILABLE!! Schedule appointments by contacting the School Nurse (Mrs. Guerrero) at (956) 361-6727.
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11th Annual National Police NIGHT OUT ~Tuesday, October 3, 2017 6:00p.m.-9:00p.m.

National NIGHT OUT is a Nationwide Event designed to build a strong community partnership that promotes safe neighborhoods. COME JOIN US FOR FUN IN THE PARK!! Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 6:00-9:00PM. FREE FOOD and REFRESHMENTS, Music & Family Entertainment, and so much more.

ED DOWNS ELEMENTARY ARRIVAL TIME 5:30 p.m.
Performance 6:00p.m.
Dress cute and cool! Sunglasses if possible!!

For more information please contact Mrs. Whittemore (Ed Downs Fine Arts Teacher) at (956)361-6720.
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Ed Downs Elementary Blood Drive Oct. 6, 2017

Ed Downs Elementary Blood Drive
Oct.6, 2017 12:00pm-4:30 pm in Room 205

Students whose parents donate blood may dress up as a Superhero and have lunch with their parent(s) in the cafeteria on Friday Oct. 13, 2017. Only 35 appointments AVAILABLE!! Schedule appointments by contacting the School Nurse (Mrs. Guerrero) at (956) 361-6727.
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Orchestra/Violin Meeting 9/26/17 @ 5:30P.M. for After School Program Students

There will be a violin meeting in the Ed Downs Cafeteria @ 5:30pm for students in the After School Program (Kinder-5th) wishing to learn how to play violin. At the meeting, they will meet with High School and Middle School Orchestra directors to be measured and sized for violins. For more information, please contact Mrs. Whittemore (Ed Downs Fine Arts Teacher) at (956) 361-6720.
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Gifted & Talented (G.T.) Nominations for Kinder-11th Grade Students BEGIN Sept. 14, 2017!!

The nominations period begins on Thursday-September 14, 2017. The deadline is Wednesday-November 1, 2017 at 4:00PM. (No Exceptions)
WHO can be Nominated: Kinder - 5th Grade students. Anyone can nominate a child for testing. However, the nomination form must be signed by the student's parent/guardian. Just click on this news link for the GT NOMINATION FORM, print, complete the information, and turn it in at school before Nov. 1, 2017. If further information is needed or if you have questions regarding GT Nominations at ED DOWNS ELEMENTARY, please contact Priscilla Guarjardo-Ed Downs Counselor (956) 361-6720.
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Districtwide Drive ~ GREYPUP Nation United

SBCISD is participating in the KRGV Channel 5 School Supplies and hygiene products drive. The districtwide drive donations will be provided to our students that may have a need for these items. Let's show our school spirit and help our students!

PreKinder - 2nd Grade (SCHOOL SUPPLIES)
3rd - 5th Grade (HYGIENE PRODUCTS)

MONDAY ~ September 11-15, 2017
Ed Downs Elementary
*All items donated will stay at the campus for our own students. :)
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Student Safety

Here at Ed Downs Elementary our first priority is our student’s safety. In order to provide a safe and secure environment for your children, the following procedures and guidelines have been set for drop-off and pick-up areas.
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