News
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


July 28th, 2017

Join us in welcoming Amy Laug to the helm of Walnut Street School! Principal Laug is a longtime Walnut Street School lion, having served as a teacher, IB coordinator and Dean of Students. She’s looking forward to welcoming us back to school on Aug. 23. To read more about Principal Laug, click on the headline.


May 19th, 2017

Walnut Street School to perform at CelebrAsian May 26, 3:30pm. We will do Lion Dance, Fan dance, and group singing. All WSS students are invited to join the singing on the stage!


April 27th, 2017

Summer is just around the corner, and that means more kids on bikes. Thanks to Bike World, the Walnut Street School staff and the PTO, kindergarten students now have a new appreciation for bike safety, and shiny new helmets to start the summer. Click on the headline to learn more about how this project came together and see additional photos.


April 19th, 2017

The famous photographer Ansel Adams once said, “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” And so it was that a group of 5th grade students at Walnut Street School – with the help of DMPS photographer Jon Lemons – learned how to make photographs, part of their research for ourW school’s upcoming International Baccalaureate Exhibition. Click the photo to read more about our students’ work and enjoy their photos.


January 10th, 2017

Highlighting our IB experience together, we’ve put together a night filled with information and experiences to help anyone interested to better understanding IB programming at Walnut Street School. Please RSVP to the event using the link below if you plan to attend.  Thank you! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0b44adae29a64-thesecret


January 10th, 2017

Come build with us! Open to all WSS families. Bring in boxes and building materials to create anything your heart desires! A true open inquiry activity!