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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.