On April 6, forty-six Brother2Brother members and six advisors departed for the Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB) National Conference in Detroit, Michigan. African American boys are falling behind in almost every measure compared to other ethnic groups. In 2009, a Brother2Brother (B2B) chapter was established in the Des Moines Public Schools to address educational barriers … Read more »
Before starting 7th grade in the fall, students must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes in the fall. Currently, 75% of McCombs students do not have the vaccination. Click the headline to read more about what is needed, and where students can find assistance meeting this requirement.
On Wednesday, October 28 McCombs Middle School students jumped and played, learned new fitness techniques from a professional trainer, and some lessons on nutrition from Hy-Vee. Check out the photos on our Flickr page.
McCombs celebrates ENERGY STAR success. View the slide show to see highlights of some of the ways the building saved energy last fiscal year. McCombs Energy Star
McCombs students raised more than $1,500 to support the country of Haiti in their efforts to rebuild. The students celebrated their accomplishment with a “Reindeer Games” assembly on December 22. A video summary of the events can be viewed via this link.DMPS TV
In November, ten McCombs Middle School students participated in National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short. For the annual NaNoWriMo contest, students and adults from across the country attempt the lofty goal of writing a novel in 30 days. This year two McCombs students met that goal. Zakiya McPherson and Josh Gale completed their … Read more »
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