Current House Champions! 2017-2018 School Year


A Quick History!

If you have Mr. Gorham as your counselor, you're in House Downing!

Downing is named after Sir George Downings, 1st Baronet. He was a prominent politician and soldier and when he died, he asked that all of his money be used to create Downing College, University of Cambridge. 

Sir Downing

 Downing's mascot is Sir Francis Bacon.                                                                                      
Downing Mascot- Sir Francis Bacon
Sir Francis Bacon was a scientist and a lawyer (1562-1626)      

He is known for the promotion of the scientific method.

Scientific Method


  • House Colors: Carolina blue and grey!
  • Downing House Motto: "We Work Together!"
  • Counselor: Mr. Gorham

Downing Crest