The basketball season isn’t over yet, at least at McComb Middle School. The school took to the court last Friday for some games between teachers and students, a little fun to celebrate McCombs raising more than $2,000 for Hoops for the Heart, a fundraiser for the American Heart Association. Click the photo to read more about the action.
DMPS learned today that three schools – McCombs, Moulton and Studebaker – were top finishers in the EPA’s 2013 Energy Star National Building Competition. In fact, Studebaker and McCombs finished 7th and 8th overall out of more than 3,000 buildings from across the nation that took part in the energy efficiency contest. Click on the headline to read more.
Team One for McCombs Battle of the Books won their first competition and move on to the final competition in April. The team includes Grant Fay, Ashley Sackpraseuth, Raven Mitchell-Johnson, Amie Berndt, and Jacob Chaplin.
On March 6th seven McCombs students attended the Investigation Series Conference at Iowa State University. This event was sponsored by ISU’s OPPTAG (Office of Precollegiate Programs for Talented and Gifted). “The Investigation Series Conference welcomes Iowa’s best students to Iowa State University’s beautiful campus for one day each spring. Each of ISU’s colleges in turn … Read more »
Iowa law now requires that all students entering 7th grade receive a one-time booster of the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) vaccine. This change was implemented at the beginning of the 2013-14 school year. For more information about the Tdap booster and how to get it for your child, please click here.
Need something to get you fired up about taking the Iowa Assessments? Check out this awesome video produced by teachers at McCombs and Brody Middle Schools. As they point (sing) out, when it comes to improving academic achievement and school culture, the ceiling can’t hold our students and teachers. Click the headline to view the video.
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