Congratulations to the 2016 – 2017 McCombs Middle School students who earned Science Bound middle school of the year from the Iowa State University Science Bound program. This honor was based on multiple factors including student attendance at …
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
They are true originals. Retirees Dave McGinnis and Mike Walag were green teachers the day McCombs Middle School opened its doors for the first time in 1973. Now they’re back to check out the halls they once walked, and boy, are they having a good time. We tagged along. Click on the headline to read the story and see photos.
The 1st community service project completed by the Golden Eagles occurred on September 1. They helped package meals as part of the Meals from the Heartland project. More photos can be found on the Golden Eagles page.
The McCombs Parent Booster Club has announced it’s 2017-2017 Official “Non-Fundraiser.” For additional information, please click this post’s title and then on Official “Non-Fundraiser”