The student application process for the June 2019 Kofu, Japan Exchange is underway. This student exchange is entering its 36th year and proves to be one of the most rewarding educational opportunities offered to the students of Des Moines Public Schools. Click on the headline to see a student produced video and read more about the trip. Students must be at least 12 years old on or before June 1, 2019 to be eligible.
Eighty-five St. Francis students rode across town from West Des Moines to meet 45 ELL students who’ve come to Meredith Middle School from all over the world. The cultural exchange included interviews, music, food and new friendships. Click on the headline to read more.