Congratulations to everyone at Walnut Street School on your 10th anniversary this week. The IB World School marked the occasion with a celebration on Wednesday night. We’ve shared some photos of the event on the DMPS Flickr page. Please click the image to see more.
Our 3rd graders had the opportunity to meet with a Village Chief from Ghana. This opportunity was available because Miss Meyer, one of our Ameri-Corps members, had spent time in Ghana and they were in Des Moines visiting. …
Congratulations to three Walnut Street School students who earned 1st and 3rd place awards in the DMPS Math Stars Competition!
The WSS Battle of the Books team had lunch at Subway to celebrate the team’s 3rd place finish at the district’s elementary level competition. The team ranked 3rd out of 38 schools. Great job team! And, thanks to …
WSS staff wore shirts from their alma maters and shared their educational journeys with students to increase students awareness of college and university options.
WSS will be having our annual K-5 Olympics Day on Friday, May 23 at Pete Crivaro Park from 10:00-1:30. Parents are invited and encouraged to attend. It will be a fun day for all!
WSS is hosting Cultural Night on Tuesday, May 13th from 6:00-7:30 PM. We will learn more about Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Tajikistan, Japan and Vietnam.
WSS Kindergarteners spent the afternoon of Monday, May 12th at the Des Moines Botanical Center. They learned about plants, and even got to plant some!
Our students walked together through downtown to celebrate physical fitness and healthy living as part of Go the Distance Day. Luck was with us and we had sunny skies and warm temperatures. The walk ended in the sculpture park with an all-school photo. Click on the headline to see more photos of the day!