More than 150 middle school students were honored on-stage at North High School for outstanding achievement in a variety of categories. Each DMPS Middle School was represented at the 1st Annual Stellar Awards and each student took home a standing plaque and a book, highlighting the quality recognized that evening. To see more of this amazing night, click on the picture.
East High will again be the site of the Jumpstart Back-to-School Health Fair, held this year on Saturday, July 26 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Sponsored by the Polk County Health Department and Des Moines University, the event offers free physicals and other health services for students in grades K-12. Click the image for more details.
Hundreds of middle school students, along with parents and teachers, gathered at East High’s Williams Stadium yesterday for the annual DMPS Middle School Track & Field Meet. Click the headline to read and see more about about this yearly competition as students gave it their all in a variety of athletic events.
Merrill students banded together on April 25 to package over 53,000 meals for hungry people around the world. To date, Merrill has packaged nearly 225,000 meals! Thank you to teacher Dave O’Connor who has worked tirelessly to bring this program to life here at Merrill.
Congratulations to 14 Merrill students who made it to the final round of the Iowa Junior High Knowledge Bowl! All the students performed very well, and we are proud of their accomplishments! 2nd Place, 7th Grade Division: Rhys Eshelman, Gabe Vald, Burke Pitz, Ben Russell, and Andy Kramer 6th Grade, 7th Grade Division: Evan Hilton, … Read more »