Archive for February, 2018
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 »