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Exhibition Nights to Showcase Authentic Work

4/6/2014

“Authentic work” is the type of school work that looks like what people do outside of school.  Meredith teachers are committed to challenging students with work opportunities that require them to think and apply new knowledge and skills…not just bubble-in right answers! Come and see examples of the type of work your child is engaged … Read more »

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Meredith Middle School Student Musicians Perform in All-City Concert

3/26/2014

Meredith Middle School student musicians were chosen to participate in a city-wide concert in March. The performance featured a chorus, band and orchestra. Click on the headline to read more about this special night!

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Jodi Osthus Earns Top UNI Teaching Award

12/11/2013

There’s another name to add to the growing list of this year’s award-winning DMPS teachers: our own Jodi Osthus, a math teacher here since 1994, is the latest recipient of the Dr. Robert E. and Phyllis M. Yager Exemplary Teaching Recognition Award bestowed annually by the University of Northern Iowa. Click the photo to read and see more.

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6th Grade Fund-raises for Colorado Flood Relief

10/28/2013

Sixth grade students participated in a study of America’s national parks earlier this fall.  Unfortunately, this was also at the time that tragic flooding hit many of these areas in Colorado.  Taking advantage of this opportunity to have an impact on a place they were studying, the sixth grade classes held a school dance and … Read more »

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Meredith-Hoover IB Partnership Featured in New Brochure

9/12/2013

We are entering a critical stage of our IB Candidacy status.  Our work and our goals for the future of this partnership is captured in this new brochure… IB_Hoover-Meredith booklet_electronic

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Husky Alliance Links Families with Hoover & Meredith

8/13/2013

Parents of all Meredith students are encouraged to join the Husky Alliance.  The Husky Alliance brings together Meredith and Hoover families in the interest of of supporting the students and activities of both schools.  Some membership levels even come with event admission benefits. Use this membership form to join the Husky Alliance and to show … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Apr 18
Six-Week Grading Period Ends
Apr 24
8th Grade and Applied Core Exhibition Night
May 08
6th Grade Exhibition Night
May 13
Meredith Combined Orchestra and Band Concert

4827 Madison Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
P: 515-242-7250 | F: 515-242-8291
E: meredith@dmschools.org

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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.

I am excited to begin the school year and feel fortunate to have the opportunity to work with you and your children.

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