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Saturday Event Helps Families Connect Through Infinite Campus

2/8/2016

Meredith and Hoover families were well represented at a special event on Saturday, February 6 in the TLC.  The district team of Bilingual Community Workers who support the Hoover-Meredith feeder patterns organized the session.  The goal of this event was to help the families of our English Language Learners get more comfortable with some of … Read more »

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Spring Outreach Events Announced – Conferences, Exhibitions and Celebrations

1/15/2016

The Meredith Teachers and Staff would like to invite you to participate in any or all of the following Spring events. Thursday, March 3 4-8pm:  Student-led conferences @ Meredith.  These will be scheduled with families and provide you an opportunity to continue conversations with teachers about your child’s progress.  You will also hear from your … Read more »

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Hour of Code

12/16/2015

HOUR OF CODE Nearly 1,000 students from Moore Elementary, Meredith Middle School and Hoover High School tested their computer coding abilities during the Global Hour of Code event.  Last week, students took time to learn the basics of coding using the code.org website.  The online activities allowed students to practice their skills of thinking logically, … Read more »

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Meredith Students Rally for Teacher’s Son

11/10/2015

It’s tough get up and doing your business as usual when you know your son is facing tests to determine the extent of the cancer that was recently diagnosed. But that’s what Meredith Middle School 7th grade science teacher Gary Morris had on his mind when he got to school today. To rally his spirits and show support for his son, 7th graders at Meredith gathered for a group photo and a message of hope. Click the image to read more.

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High Tech Meets the Road at Meredith

10/24/2015

It was Back to the Future Day, and Meredith Middle School marked the occasion with a visit and demonstration of the University of Iowa’s semi-autonomous car, getting a first-hand look at where high technology is literally meeting the road. Click the photo to read and see more about a lesson that would have made Marty McFly and Dr. Emmett Brown proud.

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College Visits for 8th Grade

10/24/2015

All Meredith 8th grade students will visit a college or university on Thursday, October 29.  Thanks to the Gear-Up Iowa program, we have been able to increase our students’ awareness of higher education opportunities.  This is all part of our work to fulfill our district’s mission of ‘Preparing Students for the Next Stage of Their … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Feb 09
Boys' Swimming Metro Meet
Feb 11
Boys Basketball @ Weeks
Feb 15
Boys Basketball vs. Callanan
Feb 18
Boys Basketball @ Brody
Feb 22
Boys Basketball vs. Merrill

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.


Did you know… 

Meredith has an after school activity bus that runs Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 4:30pm.

Please see this map for route information. (Bus will drop students off at additional locations upon request.)


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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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