Enjoy Summer With Our 21CCLC Programs

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 …

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350 Perform at Northside Bands Night

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.

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Middle Schools Compete at All-City Track

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!

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Zumbathon Fundraiser at Harding

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.

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Harding Breakerz Hold Breakdancing Event

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.

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