School News

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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 a meningitis vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes in the fall. As of Aug. 1, 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.

Summer 2018 Trip: New York City!

8/19/2017

Trips offered through WorldStrides Education. Travel with an educational leader using WorldStrides.

McCombs Back to School Night

8/11/2017

Back to School Night is Monday, August 21st from 3:15-5:15pm.

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Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers

8/11/2017

Our students have enough to carry around! Opportunities in the community will now be available via Virtual Backpack for Des Moines Public Schools. Read about student-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

Youth Flag Football

7/27/2017

Football opportunity for middle school students.  Youth Flag Football Flyer

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 »

Upcoming Events

Aug 21
McCombs Back to School Open House
Aug 23
First Day of School
Aug 23
First Day of School
Aug 25
Fall School Pictures
Aug 26
Graduation Walk

201 County Line Rd, Des Moines, IA 50320
P: 515-242-8447 | F: 515-323-8655
E: mccombs@dmschools.org

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OPEN HOUSE AT MCCOMBS MIDDLE SCHOOL

Monday, August 21

from 3:15-5:15pm 

  • Pick up your class schedule and bus pass
  • Take your supplies to your homeroom
  • Meet your teachers
  • Get your locker assignment and practice opening your locker with your parents
  • Take a self-directed tour with your parents

 

  • Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Calendar of Events

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About McCombs Middle School

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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