Wednesday, October 15th was a very exciting thing for Findley Elementary Students – now widely known as dreamers and scholars. Every student at Findley, all 342 of them received a free College Savings Account that parents will set up during conferences. And that’s not all – they have the opportunity to earn as much as … Read more »
Third Graders were in for a great afternoon when their Art Teacher, Lisa Hesse and Music Teacher, Jane Olson surprised them with visiting artists, Fifth House Ensemble – an musical group based out of Chicago. The group worked with all of third grade to explore how music can help bring stories and writing to life! … Read more »
Des Moines Parks and Recreation and Des Moines Public Schools are partnering to offer a youth basketball league for the 2014-2015 season. The program is for students in grades 1st through 7th. The registration deadline is October 17 and fees are $50 per student or $450 per team. Click the image to learn more and register to play.
I Have a Dream Foundation is hosting (at Findley) a FREE class for any Findley parent or guardian (or significant adult) who would like to complete their high school diploma (called HiSET — the new GED). Click the header to learn about registering. It is completely free! It will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, … Read more »
Last night, October 2nd, was a special event for I Have A Dream Foundation at Sticks, in Des Moines. The Corks for College event included live music and a silent auction, all proceeds benefiting the I Have a Dream Foundation’s support of Findley students and their journey to college. Findley staff members Aimee Owens, Sarah … Read more »
You can now find out what’s for breakfast and lunch at every school on every day of the year. You can even find out nutritional information. Just visit the Dining section on the new DMPS Mobile App. If you don’t yet have the app, click the header to download it for Apple or Android and learn more about its many features.