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Meredith Girls Head to Basketball Shootout

12/10/2014

The 1st Annual DMPS “Metro Girls Basketball Shootout” gets underway on Saturday, December 13th at 9:00 AM on the campus of East High School. All ten Des Moines middle schools will take to the court in this day-long event. Show your support for these young student-athletes. Click the image for more details about the event.

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Meredith students recognized by Optimist Club

12/9/2014

Meredith 8th graders Sky Holmes and Joe Huff were recognized by the Des Moines Metro Area Optimists Clubs on November 17.  Sky and Joe joined students from other Metro middle and high schools to be recognized for their service to their school and their communities.  They represent the Meredith Mission in action as they work … Read more »

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IB Parent Advisory Meeting

11/11/2014

Join us Monday, November 17th from 6:30 to 7:30 in the Hoover-Meredith Library for our IB Parent Advisory Meeting.

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Last Chance! Meredith Middle School Night with the Iowa Wild!

10/13/2014

Come out on Friday, October 24th for Meredith Middle School night with the Iowa Wild at Wells Fargo Arena! Tickets are just $13 for family and friends of Meredith Middle school students and include a free hat with every ticket purchased. Even better, the National Anthem will be sang by our very own Meredith Choir! … Read more »

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Fall Conferences on October 23rd from 4pm-8pm

10/7/2014

Fall Conferences provide an opportunity for parents, students and teachers to work together to understand student progress.  This year, Meredith teachers will be available for family conferences on Thursday, October 23 from 4-8pm.  Locations vary within the building.  There will also be opportunities to learn about Standards Referenced Grading and how to access student information … Read more »

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Author Shares Stories of Journeys to Iowa

10/1/2014

Zakery’s Bridge: Children’s Journeys From Around The World To Iowa isn’t a primer on the global makeup of DMPS, but it could be as students from nearly 90 countries attend our schools. Author Kay Fenton Smith shared her book about immigrant students at Meredith Middle School this week. Click the photo to read more about this learning experience.

Upcoming Events

Dec 22
Winter Recess
Dec 31
Holiday – Offices Closed
Jan 19
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Mar 13
Spring Recess
Aug 26
First day of school 2015-2016

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

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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.


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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.

Welcome to an exciting and special year at Meredith Middle School – An International Baccalaureate World School.

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