Downieville School had its first basketball game on Tuesday, November 24th against Loyalton JV. Only the Downieville freshman and sophomores played and won 43-41. They will have a rematch on Tuesday the 28th in Loyalton.
Last Wednesday, November 22nd, the Downieville high school students held a Thanksgiving potluck. There was turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes and stuffing and “thankful” biscuits. Everyone who attended enjoyed themselves. We would also like to remind everyone that there are only 3 more weeks till Christmas vacation.
In Mrs. Fillo’s college readiness 7/8th grade class the students are studying CSU’s and making banners for the different schools.
In Mr. Boli’s 7/8 grade history class they are studying the amendments and the Constitution and in his 9/10 grade class they are studying the Enlightenment period.
Ms. Bolle’s Technology class is putting together a grant so they can get green screen equipment to make videos and other theatrical productions
We would like to give a big “thank you” to Fredrick Penney and Associates for inviting the Downieville staff to be guests to watch the Sacramento Kings play against the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday, November 17th. The teachers were treated to box seats in the company suite and enjoyed good food and company and a great game! The Kings won!
On Veteran’s Day Mrs. Bosworth’s K-3rd grade class made thank you letters to veterans and gave them to Hillary Lozano who delivered them to the Veteran’s Day Luncheon. The 1st graders in that class are learning about subtraction; 2nd grade is learning about fact families; and 3rd grade is learning about multiplication. They have also made Christmas ornaments for the tree that is downtown. In addition the class has started practicing for their annual Holiday on Main performance.
Ms. Maire’s class is practicing intensively on their performance “The Christmas Carol” which is showing on Saturday, December 2nd at 5:00pm in the Yuba Theatre
Announcements: The Holiday on Main performances at the Yuba Theatre and Bake Goods Auction, which benefits the Artists in School program, will be held this Saturday, December 2. Don’t miss it!!
Downieville School has just finished the first trimester of the school year and would like to wish everyone happy holidays.