School News

WSS Student Art Earns Acclaim in Russia

2/16/2018

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.

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New School Hours Beginning in August

2/5/2018

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.

Kindergarten Sign-Up

2/5/2018

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 »

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Bad Weather Test Call

11/6/2017

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

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Picture Day Is Coming!

8/29/2017

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 »

Check out Tiger Beat on Walnut Street!

8/23/2017

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  

Upcoming Events

Mar 09
Spring Recess – No School
Mar 20
School Board Meeting
Mar 30
No School – Professional Development Day
Apr 03
School Board Meeting
Apr 11
Kindergarten Sign-Up

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About Walnut Street School

901 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

P: 515-242-8438 | E: walnutstreet@dmschools.org

 

Walnut Street School provides a strong social, emotional, and academic foundation for students to excel as lifelong learners in a global community through intercultural understanding and respect.

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