News
February 16th, 2018

Stavropol is a sister city of Des Moines. Last year it held an art competition in connection with its 240th anniversary celebration. Students from across the globe were invited to submit pieces around the theme of We Are Children of One Planet. Eight students of art teacher Kristen Massa had their work shown and we recently learned that two students – Faith Fox and Emily Merfeld – earned awards. Click the headline to read and see more about their opportunity for our students.


February 5th, 2018

Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.


February 5th, 2018

Mark your calendar-Save the Date-Kindergarten Sign up is coming up! When: Wednesday April 11th, 2018 Time: 2:30-7:00 Location: Walnut Street School. If you have a current PK child attending the Walnut Street Pre-School Program, or if you have a kindergartener of an older sibling this date is important to you.  You will need to bring at this … Read more »


November 6th, 2017

Families-The DMPS District will be putting out a bad weather test call.  Please see the attached for details.   Bad Weather Test Call


August 29th, 2017

Walnut Street Families:   Its getting close to putting on your best smiles!  Picture Day is coming!  Mark your calendar for September 22,2017. Order forms will be coming home September 1st so be sure to ask you child about them. Your child will be sent home wearing a  sticker that says, “Picture Day is Tomorrow.”  the day before picture day … Read more »


August 23rd, 2017

Ms. Laug will be communicating important news through a new newsletter called, Tiger Beat on Walnut Street!  Make sure to check your email for these monthly.   Click the link below to see August’s newsletter. Tiger Beat on Walnut Street  


August 17th, 2017

Walnut Street School will now be offering free breakfast to all students. They will begin eating in their classroom starting at 8:00 AM (click on picture to see more information.)


August 10th, 2017

No more pulling crumpled paper flyers from your student’s backpack! Opportunities in the community will now be available online, instead of jumbled up with homework and artwork. Read about child-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.


August 3rd, 2017

Walnut Street School has signed up to participate in the Iowa State Fair Parade this year!  Please join us in this time of fun and camaraderie. Its a great opportunity to  show our love for Walnut Street School and our downtown community!  Join us on Wednesday, August 9th, at 5:45pm.  We will meet in lot 38 … Read more »


August 1st, 2017

17-18 WSS supply list