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Attention: Incoming 7th Grade Students

5/30/2017

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, 35% of McCombs’ incoming 7th grade 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.

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Brother2Brother Group Travels to Detroit

4/20/2017

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 »

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HyVee Kids Fit at McCombs

2/12/2017

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.

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Energy Excellence at McCombs

2/12/2017

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

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Helping Haiti

2/12/2017

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

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National Novel Writing Month

2/12/2017

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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About McCombs Middle School

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201 County Line Road, Des Moines, IA 50320

P: 515-242-8447 | F: 323-8655 | E: mccombs@dmschools.org 

Located on the far south side of Des Moines, McCombs serves both Polk and Warren counties. Our motto “Everyone Expecting Excellence Everyday” is reflected in all that happens at school. The staff and administration strive to provide a safe, caring environment in which all students attain the skills to become successful citizens of 21st Century society. More…

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