Stacie Mitchell-Gweah, Callanan teacher and alumna, received the Golden Apple Award for teaching excellence from Allied Insurance and WHO-TV on Friday, February 21 during a surprise assembly.
No one can accuse Bobby Washington of thinking small, and he probably doesn’t need reminding to carry his books home from school. Afterall, this Callanan 7th grader has his sights set on the elimination of illiteracy. Click Bobby’s photo to read how he set up a non-profit corporation to provide books to schools in Africa.
Books, books, and more books were available for Callanan students on Friday, December 13th. The Callanan PTA sponsored a book swap during the lunch hour, which provided hundreds of students the opportunity to take home a book. Many students were actively involved and eager to participate in this special event.
Pictured is Kathy Jones, December’s Teacher of the Month. Also pictured are all the teachers’ who received nominations for December Teacher of the Month: Jennifer Davis, Melanie Overton, Felicity Croat, Justin Smith, Brian Fisher, Megan Gardner, Amy Randolph, Elizabeth Brekke, Gloria Brott, and Fritz Keeling. Way to go. We are really proud and thankful for all of the work … Read more »
On Thursday, November 21, 2013, fifteen girls from Callanan Middle School attended one of Microsoft technology programs that targets youth. The Microsoft’s DigiGirlz Day is designed to provide female students with a better understanding of what a career in technology is all about. The following students expressed an interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and … Read more »
Noe Arreola Jr. and Samantha Johnson received recognition at this year’s Optimist Youth Appreciation Luncheon. They were recognized with other students from schools across the metro area for their contributions to their community. Congratulations to Noe and Samantha for their efforts in making a positive impact on their community.
3010 Center St, Des Moines, IA 50312
P: 515-242-8101 | F: 515-242-8103