Downing Middle School

Upcoming Events

Orchestra Bow Brothers Meet and Greet
Date: 9/19/2014, 4:15 PM 5 PM
7th Football
Date: 9/22/2014, 5:30 PM
Location: FMHS
7th Volleyball
Date: 9/22/2014, 5:30 PM
Location: Forestwood
8th Football
Date: 9/23/2014, 5:30 PM
Location: FMHS
8th Volleyball
Date: 9/25/2014, 5:30 PM
Location: Home
Medication Disposal Day
Date: 9/27/2014, 10 AM 2 PM
Location: Various
Orchestra Picnic in the Park
Date: 9/27/2014, 12 PM 2:30 PM
Location: Kids Castle
7th Football
Date: 9/29/2014, 5:30 PM
Location: MHS
7th Volleyball
Date: 9/29/2014, 5:30 PM
Location: Lamar

News and Announcements

Athletics Schedules and Information
Basic Boys and Girls Athletics Information is available from this page.
Parents - please use the About | Staff Directory menu above to access teacher webpages.
Fewer teachers are using Schoolweb this year and more have created Google Sites and Classrooms. We are using the DMS website staff directory as the main point of contact for parent-teacher communication.
iPad Notice: iOS 8 Upgrade
Apple is releasing iOS 8 for the iPad on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Please do not upgrade any Lewisville ISD-issued iPads until the Technology Department tests the new version and approves the upgrade. This should take place within 24-36 hours of the iOS 8 release. An updated notice will be sent following Technology's testing of iOS 8.
LISD Welcomes Back Educational Technologist Leader Alan November
Parents Invited to Participate in Free District “Parent University” Sessions Oct. 21
Marcus HS vs Lewisville HS Battle of the Axe Football Game Friday 9/12
The MHS football team is dedicating this week's game to the the Wounded Soldier’s Program. They will be collecting contributions in the form of cash/check at the gate tonight!
The World Would Be A Better Place If... DMS PTA Reflections Contest Due 11/3
Reflections is a national PTA contest in the areas of art, film, literature and photography.
LISD Special Education Services: Child Find
Department Offers Services for Children with Disabilities
Marcus High School, Lewisville High School "Battle of the Axe" Game to Honor Wounded Soldiers
As Marcus and Lewisville High Schools begin the 2014 football season, they look forward to the upcoming “Battle of the Axe” football game at MHS stadium on Friday, Sept. 12. However, this year’s excitement stems from both communities coming together for a common cause – giving back to wounded soldiers in need.
Flower Mound Rotary Fest, Neon Night 5K – Oct. 4
The Flower Mound Rotary and Lewisville ISD West Zone schools are proud to host the second annual Neon Night 5K and Festival at Heritage Park in Flower Mound on Oct. 4 from 4-9 p.m. The run will begin at 7 p.m. This fun community event offers free activities for children, live music, a washer tournament and a Neon Night 5K!
Fall Open House - Tuesday 9/9 6:30-8:00pm
Visit all of your student's teachers while running a shortened version of your child's schedule.
DMS Boys and Girls Athletics Participation Paperwork Link
Lewisville ISD Building Neighborhood Connections; District Seeking Participants for INSIDE Program
Lewisville ISD (LISD) is seeking participants to be part of the INSIDE leadership program for the 2014-2015 school year. INSIDE, which stands for “Interested Neighbors Staying Informed of District Efforts,” was launched five years ago. To date, about 200 citizens have spent a year going behind the scenes through this unique program to learn how the district operates. This year, citizens will be able to get to know the district’s leadership team – a great way to learn more about their expertise, roles and responsibilities.
Lewisville ISD Welcomes Educational Consultant Katie Greer; Parents Invited to Participate in District “Parent University” Learning Activity
Sept. 2, Lewisville ISD (LISD) will welcome famed educational consultant Katie Greer to lead a “Parent University” (Parent U) learning opportunity for all LISD parents. Parents are invited to attend the session with Greer, who will help them navigate today’s technology-driven society with their children. The event will be held at Lewisville High School’s Leo C. Stuver Auditorium (1098 W. Main St., Lewisville) at 7 p.m.
Lewisville ISD Seeking School Health Advisory Council Members
Lewisville ISD (LISD) is currently seeking individuals interested in serving on its School Health Advisory Council (SHAC).
2014 Lewisville ISD 1:X Parent Letters
Lewisville ISD Parents: Please read the attached 1:X parent letters (in both English and Spanish), which detail our 1:X initiative. One letter is for the parents of students who are new to receiving a district-issued iPad, and the other is for our students who are already a part of our 1:X program. Please read the letter(s) that are applicable to you and your child(ren), and if you have additional questions about our 1:X initiative, please email
Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees Votes to Suspend Portions of EIE (Local) for 2014-2015 School Year
During the Aug. 11 Board of Trustees monthly meeting, Lewisville ISD (LISD)’s Board approved the resolution to suspend portions of the EIE (Local) for the 2014-2015 school year only.
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