Students at 35 Des Moines schools and three learning centers can now eat breakfast and lunch at no cost because of a special U.S. Dept. of Agriculture program targeting high poverty schools throughout the U.S. The move will ensure students are focused on learning and not on hunger. To see a list of schools and learn more about the program, click on the image.
The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with McCombs and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.
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.
From fire fighters to Cubbie Bear, more than 30 community organ-izations and vendors came together to support the first annual McCombs Wellness Fair. Click the photo to read and see more about how middle school students and teachers took part in a fun event to learn more about healthy living.
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.
Special thanks to former American Idol contestant Dave Pittman, who came to sing and talk to our students about character building and bullying. Pittman was bullied as a kid because he has turret syndrome. He did a terrific job and the kids responded well to his visit.
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