Samuelson summer school students are practicing reading and math skills while learning about science. Students were able to choose from a variety of science based classes. Students and staff are enjoying the opportunity to learn science through hands …
The last day of school is almost here! We will end the school year on June 1st with a 12:30 dismissal.
Samuelson students are enjoying a visit by artist Barb Funk. Students are enjoying magic, puppetry, and storytelling.
DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.
This is a reminder that picture day is tomorrow, April 21st. In a few weeks you will receive your child’s picture packet and have the opportunity to purchase pictures at that time.
Today Samuelson took 1st place in the district wide Battle of the Books competition.
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.
The week of March 31st, Des Moines students in grades 3 through 11 will take the Iowa Assessments (formerly known as the ITBS or ITEDS). The main purposes of the Iowa Assessments are to provide the school with …
Mrs. Weatherall’s before school literacy class presented a readers theater to parents on Thursday morning. Students have been learning about fractured fairy tales. They presented “The Popsicle Boy” based on the “The Gingerbread Man” and “Rapunzel”. Students made …
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.