A group of McCombs 7th grade students participated in the Des Moines Public Works’ Annual Snowplow Painting Contest. Their design was voted as the winning middle school design by visitors of the Des Moines Downtown Farmers Market. Congratulations to all that participated!
When 163 McCombs’ students were inducted today into the Golden Eagles – the school’s leadership society – WOI-TV stopped by to present a $1,000 “One Classroom at a Time” grant to teacher Steven Fisher, one of the sponsors of the organization, in support of their work. Click the photo to read more about the event.
The 8th grade students participated in a Turkey Trot on November 25th to help promote wellness. The students ran, trotted, or walked around the driveway in front of the school and had awards for the first boy and girl to cross the finish line.
Students began a fundraising campaign this week by selling Great Apeels coupon cards. The fundraising newsletter in the Parent section provides detailed information.
On Monday, October 21, a group of thirty-one Golden Eagle seventh and eighth grade students volunteered at the Blank Park Zoo for their first community service event of the year. The Golden Eagle members are dedicated students who want to take charge and lead McCombs Middle School towards success. The students cleaned the grounds surrounding … Read more »
A grant from Nationwide Insurance to Drake’s School of Education benefits McCombs and Studebaker schools by forming the Griffin Academy, a new after-school pilot program with an emphasis on the fine arts and STEM. Click the headline to read and see more about what this new partnership will mean for students.
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