On Friday, April 10th, 3rd graders participated in Kids in Chemistry hosted by Drake University’s Chemistry department. The students had a blast thanks to the hands-on experience Drake students provided for them.
On April 22nd, 3rd through 5th grade had the chance to participate in our first Annual Career Day. Students were able to choose three different careers they were interested and attend different sessions so that they could learn more. Students spent the morning designing buildings, testing water pressure, experimenting with strawberry DNA, talking about sports, … Read more »
DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.
In spite of the debate about when the school year should start, at DMPS we wonder: when does it end? That’s because activities take place at our schools nearly every day of the year. Click on the image to visit our Summer Programs web page to learn more about our summer offerings, from Metro Kids to meal programs to new sports camps.
Mrs. Smith’s fourth grade class was all smiles on March 26th! Why? Because Olive Garden delivered a hot meal including spaghetti, bread sticks and salad. Students at Findley have been collecting change for the past couple of months to help raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The class that raised the most money … Read more »
Findley’s 4th grade teacher, Schelsy Smith has been named the Des Moines Rotary Club’s 2015 Elementary Educator of the Year. The staff, students and families of Findley are very proud of Ms. Smith and this grand accomplishment. We are thankful to have such outstanding educators at Findley.