Summer 101 program for kids

DOWNEY - Parents are encouraged to register their children early for the Downey Unified School District's Summer 101, a summer enrichment program for students entering first through eighth grade in the 2009-10 school year.Students who enroll will take part in a variety of classes taught by DUSD teachers. Classes include "Amazing Bugs," "Fairy Tale Friends," "Twilight as Literature," "Animation and Cartooning," "Rock Guitar Boot Camp" and more. Classes run from 9 a.m. to noon for three weeks beginning June 22. A second three-week session is also offered. "Teachers from the Downey Unified School District are excited about the prospects of helping their students learn skills through fun activities and unique teaching methods. This is a format that is 'outside the box,'" said Roger Brossmer, principal of Downey Adult School. "It's curriculum that we can introduce to our students in an entertaining and fun way. The kids will love it, and the parents can feel confident that their students are being cared for by DUSD professionals." School officials urged parents to register their children early. For more information, visit or call (562) 940-6200.

********** Published: May 22, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 5