Mrs. Downs

Lauren Downs
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phone: 704-933-2935

Welcome to My Third Grade Classroom

Hello, my name is Lauren Downs. I am a third grade teacher at Woodrow Wilson Elementary in Kannapolis, NC. I have been at Woodrow since 2004 and teaching third grade since 2006. I have lived all over the northern United States, Boston MA, Buffalo NY, Pittsburgh PA, and Cleveland OH. I currently live in Harrisburg with my husband Jared, our daughter Sadie.

College(s) Attended/Degrees Earned:
BA Psychology Hiram College, Hiram, OH
Teaching Licensure Program UNCC, Charlotte,
NC Masters Degree Reading UNCC, Charlotte, NC

Educational Philosophy/Vision:     
The word itself says I'M POSSIBLE!

It's ok to not know.  It's not ok to not try.

Do the right thing... Even when no one is looking.

Fair isn't everybody getting the SAME thing...
Fair is everybody getting what they need to be SUCCESSFUL.

Woodrow Wilson Student Pledge:
"At Woodrow Wilson all Eagles will, Be RESPONSIBLE, Be RESPECTFUL, Be SAFE, And ALWAYS TRY OUR BEST."  

Behavior Policies and Agreements

  • Reading: Ask and answer Questions, Characters and Actions, Word Meanings, and Text Features
  • Writing: Writing personal narratives
  • Math: Making equal groups and growing in our math concepts.
  • Science: Plants
  • Social Studies: Communities Then and Now    

What you can do at home:

  • Encourage your child to use MobyMax, Dreambox, or Lexia at home on a tablet or computer. This is a fun way for them to continue their learning at home!


mClass testing 9/4
BOG 9/11
Skate Night 9/13
Cabarrus Arts 9/18
Progress Reports week of 9/24

Title 1 Night 9/27