School News

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Attention: Incoming 7th Grade Students

5/30/2017

Before starting 7th grade in the fall, students must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes in the fall. Currently, 38% of Meredith’s incoming 7th grade students do not have the vaccination. Click the headline to read more about what is needed, and where students can find assistance meeting this requirement.

Victor Kip Colemon, principal

Meredith Middle School Welcomes New Principal

6/7/2017

As current Meredith Middle School principal David Johns prepares to take on a new leadership role within the district, Vice Principal Victor “Kip” Colemon accepts the role of principal, bringing 20+ years of experience to the position. Click on the headline to read more about Colemon’s roots in the district and his plans for the future.

Meredith MYP Expo 2017

5/17/2017

Come enjoy a showcase of Meredith IB Learners!

Multiply your Outcomes at Meredith

4/19/2017

Who: all Meredith students and their families What: A FREE evening to learn, enjoy, and experience math and science at Meredith.  We will have dinner, games, and prizes. When: May 16th 5-7 pm Where: Meredith Middle School

Energy Excellence

1/9/2017

For the 7th straight year, the Hoover-Meredith Complex has been awarded the prestigious Energy Star Award  for their work on the conservation of water and electricity! Both buildings are continually updating and improving their facilities to save even more in 2017!

Math, Service and Action Merge at Meredith

1/8/2017

Meredith’s 2016-17 MathCounts team recently packaged Meals from the Heartland on January 4. Students were thrilled to be helping others while having fun.  Meals will be delivered to Haiti to help people from this fall’s hurricane.  Meredith students previously packaged over 30,000 meals to be sent to Haiti and around the world.  Contact mealsfromtheheartland.org if … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Aug 01
School Board Meeting
Aug 10
Back to School Night
Aug 15
School Board Meeting
Aug 23
First Day of School
Aug 23
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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Mr. Freese and Mr. Brennan are online! Click here to see the classroom website.


7th Grade HLC Club Sign Up — CLICK HERE!!


GALLUP POLL LINK HERE


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.)


Calendar of Events

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About Meredith Middle School

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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