The DMPS Social Studies Department is organizing the 4th trip to the nation’s capital for DMPS 8th graders. These students will have an opportunity to spend a week exploring Washington DC during spring break (March 15-19).
Students will be released at 1:00pm on Wednesday’s due to the early out schedule.
The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with Callanan and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.
Students at 35 Des Moines schools and three learning centers can now eat breakfast and lunch at no cost because of a special U.S. Dept. of Agriculture program targeting high poverty schools throughout the U.S. The move will ensure students are focused on learning and not on hunger. To see a list of schools and learn more about the program, click on the image.
Callanan Middle School students collected 155 pounds of food over six weeks this summer as part of their 21st CCLC service learning program. Last week, they visited the Food Bank of Iowa and dropped off their donation. They toured the bank and learned about where their food will go next. Click the image to see more photos.
Callanan Middle School students in ISU’s Science Bound program launched a weather balloon last week that reached a height of 90,000 feet before returning safely to Earth. Click the photo to see video excerpts of the remarkable journey, from the initial take-off at school to being found by a farmer in his back yard.
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