Archive for April, 2017
April 24th, 2017

Harding’s First Timber Wolf Bash: A Celebration of Learning is Thursday May 18 4:00pm-6:30pm at Harding Middle School. This Year End Open House will feature galleries and performances that highlight how ALL Students learned and grew this school year. Join us in sharing student choice project based learning, curriculum work, class and club performances, food … Read more »


April 18th, 2017

Tickets for 8th Grade Formal are on sale NOW! The event will be held on Thursday, May 25th at the Scottish Rite Temple from 6pm – 8pm. Cost is $10 per student. Click above for more details.


April 18th, 2017

This summer, take advantage of the opportunities provided by the 21st Century Community Learning Center program. DMPS is pleased to announce we will once again offer free summer programming at Callanan, Harding, Goodrell and Weeks middle schools between June 5 and July 14, 2017. Click above to learn more and to register online. Posts  


April 17th, 2017

Nearly 350 student-musicians from Cattell, Findley, Garton, Madison, Moulton, Oak Park, Harding, Goodrell, and North schools gathered in the North High auditorium on Tuesday night to perform in the Northside Bands Night.The arts have been alive and well on the Northside as these schools form the core of the Turnaround Arts initiatives at DMPS. Enjoy photos from the concert on the DMPS Flickr page.


April 17th, 2017

The 4th annual Stellar Awards began with limo rides and red carpet and ended with honors and recognitions for students from each of our middle schools at DMPS. Held at North High School, the event recognizes students for their success in a variety of categories, from scholar-athletes and musicians to positive peer pressure and community service. Enjoy photos from the special ceremony on the DMPS Flickr page.


April 12th, 2017

A blustery afternoon and a big crowd greeted hundreds of track and field athletes from all ten DMPS middle schools on April 24, competing in this year’s City-Wide Meet at East High’s Williams Stadium. DMPS posted more than 70 photos from the meet on the DMPS Flickr page. Click above to view photos!


April 11th, 2017

Come join teachers Noemi Mendez and Ruby Herrera in partnership with Des Moines Public Schools to support our students and our immigrant community. Please join us for a fun night of Zumba on Friday, April 21!! Click above for more information and times for the event.


April 3rd, 2017

The Harding Breakerz were in the national spotlight last year when they performed at the White House. Saturday they hosted Youth Break-dancing Battle 2017, bringing together students, parents and community members for a workshop and some friendly competition. Congrats to East junior Enrique Davis on winning and Windsor 4th grader Jaiden Martel on being runner-up, and thanks to coach Anthony San for organizing the event. Click here for photos.