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SPRING CONFERENCE DATES

1/7/2016

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25th 3:30pm-6:30pm WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2nd 1:30pm-3:30pm TUESDAY, MARCH 8st 3:30pm-6:30pm

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Photos of the Day: Callanan’s Cougar IV

12/10/2015

Yesterday we reported on the launch of Cougar IV, a weather balloon experiment by students at Callanan Middle School. We’re pleased to report that the balloon has safely landed and was recovered yesterday in southeast Iowa. To the left is a photo of the moment the balloon burst at approximately 90,000 feet and began its descent to Earth. Enjoy more photos of the launch and flight on our Flickr page by clicking on the headline.

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Ground Control to Callanan and Cougar IV

12/9/2015

Students at Callanan Middle School launched Cougar IV this morning, a weather balloon experiment conducted by students. With a payload of atmospheric instruments and GoPro cameras, the balloon will near the atmosphere’s edge before returning to Earth with data for the students to study. Click on the image to read and see more about today’s hands-on STEM lesson.

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LISTING OF CALLANAN MIDDLE SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

11/20/2015

Hyperstream (Thursdays) Cheerleading (6th and & 7th grades) Science Bound Science Club (Thursdays) Big Brothers and Sister Program Sisters for Success Girls United Puzzle Club (Thursdays) Leaders of the Pride Drama Club Video Game Club (Tuesdays) CMS Choir Latinos El Exito 4H Junior Police Explorers (First Wednesday of the month) Jazz Band Fuel up and … Read more »

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Spring Break Trip to Washington, DC

9/25/2015

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.

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Callanan Athletics! Sign up for Athletics Now!

8/24/2015

Click Below to register for middle school sports with the new online form! https://fs8.formsite.com/DMPSchools/form238/index.html Click Below to pay for registration fees! https://dmps.revtrak.net/tek9.asp

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P: 515-242-8101 | F: 515-242-8103
E: callanan@dmschools.org

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Callanan Vision: The Callanan Community inspires and celebrates student success and life-long learning.


In partnering with the College Board, Callanan has adopted Pre-Advanced Placement as a school-wide academic model. Pre-AP programming is one significant way in which we will meet the goal of preparing all of our students for academic success in high school. Read more about high school level Advanced Placement here.  Professional development has been provided in both the vertical alignment of curriculum and rigorous, engaging teaching strategies to help prepare students for the challenges ahead. Schools that make Pre-AP programming accessible benefit with higher achievement throughout the school.


 Sign up for Callanan Athletics!
Click here to register for middle school sports with the new online form!

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Support Callanan Middle School by purchasing Callanan athletic shirts!
“Click Below” to see the PDF form for ordering.
“Click Below” to order your Fall Callanan Athletic shirt online. After clicking the link find Callanan under the TEAMS Tab and then enter in the password cougars.
Forms to be turned into the office. All orders are due by September 7th.

Click Below to pay for registration fees!

https://dmps.revtrak.net/tek9.asp

Callanan Middle School Student Picture Information: Click here

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About Callanan Middle School

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3010 Center Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

P: 515-242-8101 | E: callanan@dmschools.org 

 

Callanan Middle School is a diverse learning community where we strive for the learning in all classrooms to be engaging, thoughtful, motivating, and related to the world in which we live. Read More…

We are committed to creating classrooms that inspire a love for learning.

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