The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with Meredith and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.
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.
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.
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.
Hundreds of middle school students, along with parents and teachers, gathered at East High’s Williams Stadium yesterday for the annual DMPS Middle School Track & Field Meet. Click the headline to read and see more about about this yearly competition as students gave it their all in a variety of athletic events.
Congratulations to the following Meredith students who competed in the Iowa Junior High Knowledge, Thursday, April 17th at Merle Hay Mall. Ezra H. Luke L. Sabina I. Sterling M. Skylar D. The 8th grade team was pitted against …
“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 …