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No Cost Meals Available this Fall at Meredith

7/22/2014

Students at 35 Des Moines schools and three learning centers can now eat breakfast and lunch at no cost because of a special U.S. Dept. of Agriculture program targeting high poverty schools throughout the U.S. The move will ensure students are focused on learning and not on hunger. To see a list of schools and learn more about the program, click on the image.

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Tree Project Grows During Vacation

6/5/2014

Before Meredith Middle School students departed for summer vacation, they made sure their newly-planted trees would continue to grow. The kids made drip buckets to help keep the trees watered throughout the summer. Click on the picture to learn more.

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Meredith Tops Off Year with Talent Show

6/3/2014

Who knew Meredith Middle School was full of such talented students? We did! They put on an incredible show for our last day of school. Good luck to our departing 8th graders and everyone have a great summer! Click on the image to see more photos.

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DMPS Middle School Students ‘Stellar’

5/19/2014

More than 150 middle school students were honored on-stage at North High School for outstanding achievement in a variety of categories. Each DMPS Middle School was represented at the 1st Annual Stellar Awards and each student took home a standing plaque and a book, highlighting the quality recognized that evening. To see more of this amazing night, click on the picture.

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Hoover, Meredith are IB World Schools!

5/14/2014

Thanks to the great work of everyone at Hoover High School and Meredith Middle School, we have been official authorized as IB World Schools, and will be offering the International Baccalaureate’s Middle Years Programs for students in grades 6-10. Click the headline to read more about this great news for our two schools.

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DNR Teaches Students to Plant

5/12/2014

Seventh grade science classes at Meredith Middle School is planting trees with the Department of Natural Resources. They’re learning how to properly plant and mulch. The trees will shade the school and block the wind, reducing heating and air conditioning costs, and they will provide a habitat for birds and animals. Click the image to learn more.

Upcoming Events

Aug 07
Summer Success Camp for incoming 6th Graders
Aug 07
Meredith - Hoover Registration Event
Aug 20
First Day of School

Meredith Middle School is an IB World School. Click here to learn more about this elite classification.

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UPCOMING EXHIBITION NIGHTS:

7th Grade – April 10, 4-6pm
8th Grade – April 24, 4-6 pm
Applied Core (All students) – April 24, 4-6 pm
6th Grade – May 8, 4-6pm

Projects, demonstrations, and works-in-progress will be showcased throughout this 2 hour event.


Meredith Mission Statement:

Meredith learners…
are proud and positive people who demonstrate leadership and service through our daily actions.
are accountable for excellence in and out of the classroom.
are welcoming of diversity and the opportunity to learn with and from each other.
are socially responsible and respectful citizens who seek to better ourselves, our communities and the world.


Meredith Middle School is currently a candidate for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program. To find out more about the IB program and the unique educational opportunities it will mean for Meredith students, please click here.


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About Meredith Middle School

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4827 Madison Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310

P: 515-242-7250 | E: meredith@dmschools.org

Meredith learners are proud and positive people who demonstrate leadership and service through our daily actions; we are accountable for excellence in and out of the classroom; we welcome diversity and opportunities to learn with and from each other; and we are socially responsible and respectful citizens who seek to better ourselves, our communities and the world.

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