News
November 3rd, 2017

Our 8th grade journalism club has been hard at work completing our student newsletter. Please click here to read the November and inaugural edition of The Husky Howler! 


October 18th, 2017

Seven Meredith runners competed at the unofficial Iowa Middle School State Cross Country Meet this past weekend at Ankeny Centennial High School. The highlight of the day was Zakariya Jama placing 2nd in the entire state with a time of 11:33 over the two-mile course.


October 9th, 2017

Thanks to a grant from Prairie Meadows, the halls at Meredith Middle School are alive with the sound of music, fresh from the packing crates. In total, the grant funded 205 new instruments around the district, including 78 for the band and orchestra programs at Meredith. Some 230 students are enrolled in band and, until now, 50 of them didn’t have an instrument to play. Click on the headline to read more.


September 13th, 2017

Monday’s cross country practice, except for a little different route. Thanks to support from Shoes That Fit, the first leg of the team run ended up at a nearby Famous Footwear store, where each harrier got a new pair of running shoes. Click the photo to read more about what started as a call for help from coach Kris Stoebner and has led to the donation of hundreds of new shoes for our students.


September 1st, 2017

Meredith Middle School will be accepting donations for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and the Houston Independent School District. Immediate needs include children’s clothing, uniforms, and school supplies. Meredith will be taken donations and will ship everything in a few weeks! You can also go to http://www.houstonisd.org/Page/164281 to make a cash donation as well!    


August 30th, 2017

Looking for a way to support Hoover and Meredith activities and athletics? Look no further than the Hoover-Meredith Booster Club! These helpful frequently asked questions will point you in the right direction!


August 11th, 2017

Our students have enough to carry around! Opportunities in the community will now be available via Virtual Backpack for Des Moines Public Schools. Read about student-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.


August 10th, 2017

With the new school year quickly approaches, it’s time to stock up all your school necessities!


June 7th, 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.


May 30th, 2017

Before starting 7th grade in the fall, students must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of a meningitis vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes in the fall. As of Aug. 1, 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.