Iowa State University reports on ISU 4U, a new partnership between the university and Des Moines Public Schools. Click here to read moreabout what the program will mean for students and King and Moulton schools. (Photo credit: Christopher Gannon/Iowa State University)
Dwayne Ellis III and Aleena Tran represented King Elementary in the district Battle of the Books competition on March 26th. The King students finished in fifth place.
In spite of the debate about when the school year should start, at DMPS we wonder: when does it end? That’s because activities take place at our schools nearly every day of the year. Click on the image to visit our Summer Programs web page to learn more about our summer offerings, from Metro Kids to meal programs to new sports camps.
Between March 30 and April 10, DMPS students in grades 3 through 11 will take the Iowa Assessments. Measuring academic achievement with the Iowa Assessments is one way to help students succeed by providing information on their accomplishments in areas such as reading, mathematics, and science.Click here for more information.
The first day of Kindergarten 2015-2016 will be here before you know it! It’s an exciting time for staff and students, but it all starts with registration. Sign-up begins on March 11. Register soon to guarantee a spot in your neighborhood school. To find out where to register and what to bring, click on the image.
A group of fourth and fifth graders gave a presentation on Friday, February 27th to four judges from Wells Fargo. The presentation was for African-American Legacy. Students researched and presented information about different African-American athletes who have made an impacted American culture over the last 100 years.
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