DMPS is excited to welcome back our Turnaround Arts this week. Actor Kal Penn is at Harding Middle School today and tomorrow, working with students and teachers in several workshops. Tomorrow Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project returns to Madison Elementary School, where they will conduct music and dance lessons with 3rd and 4th graders. DMPS is proud to be an active participant in Turnaround Arts, which integrates the arts to support academic achievement across all areas of education.
Harding’s Fall Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Wednesday, October 21st (4pm – 8pm) and Thursday, October 22nd (4pm – 8pm). Your student will bring home information to request your conference time and date. The completed conference form will need to be returned to your students teacher. If you have questions about your conference … Read more »
Students who attend a Title I school in Des Moines may be eligible for tutoring services at no cost to their family. In order to be eligible students must attend one of the 28 Title I schools in Des Moines and meet low income guidelines. To learn more and to register, simply click above.
Plans are in the works for a trip to Washington, DC as well as historic Philadelphia during the 2016 spring break for DMPS 8th grade and high school students. For interested parents and students, please click the photo to learn more about this fun and educational opportunity including information on costs, application forms, schedules and more.
Harding Picture Day will be on Thursday, September 28th!! Click above for information about ordering pictures online.
Monday is a historic day at North High School as the President of the United States and the U.S. Secretary of Education visit students and parents. Harding’s Principal, Joy Linquist, has been invited to attend to represent Warren G. Harding Middle School as a Turnaround Arts School. Harding is part of the work of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities. Please click above to read some important announcements for North.