News
May 23rd, 2018

Kindergarten Jump Start is a time for your child to meet/greet the Kindergarten Teachers.  They will be split up into the classrooms after a brief welcoming.  Parents will be dismissed and return at 11:00 to pick up their children either from the playground or the classroom, depending on the weather. We hope to see all … Read more »


May 18th, 2018

  What: Last Day of School for Summer Break When: May 31st Time: 12:00 Sack lunch will be served-Please have your children picked up by 12:15. Please remind your children to collect all their belongings from their classrooms and lockers. Mrs. Massa will  be sending home their art work that they have made during the school year as … Read more »


April 27th, 2018

Metro Kids Care will be hosting Open House times for families to register for  care for the 2018-2019 school year and summer of 2018! Metro Kids will be available in the WSS lobby on May 1st (5:30 PM-6:30 PM), May 2nd (7:00AM-8:00 AM) and May 3rd (5:30 PM-6:30 PM) to help you get your child registered. Sue from WSS Metro … Read more »


February 22nd, 2018

Hi all: Due to tonight’s weather forecast, all school conferences and public events (i.e. concerts) are postponed and will be rescheduled. Community education classes are cancelled. This afternoon’s middle school activities and after school programs will continue as normal. Thanks, Phil Roeder Director of Communications & Public Affairs Des Moines Public Schools 2100 Fleur Drive … Read more »


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