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Sixth Grade Supply List

7/2/2015

Callanan Middle School Sixth Grade Supply List 2015-2016 Some school supplies will need to be replenished throughout the school year.  Please check with your child regarding their need to replenish supplies throughout the school year – especially pencils and composition notebooks.   Supply List – Will be collected by 1st block teacher 2         24 packs … Read more »

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Seventh Grade Supply List

7/2/2015

Callanan Middle School Seventh Grade Supply List 2015-2016 Some school supplies will need to be replenished throughout the school year.  Please check with your child regarding their need to replenish supplies throughout the school year – especially pencils and composition notebooks.   Supply List 24      Pencils 2         Packages college ruled loose leaf paper 1         Pack … Read more »

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8th Grade School Supply list

7/2/2015

Callanan Middle School Eighth Grade Supply lists 2015-2016 Some school supplies will need to be replenished throughout the school year.  Please check with your child regarding their need to replenish supplies throughout the school year – especially pencils and composition notebooks.   Supply List 3         Boxes of Pencils 4         Packages wide-lined loose leaf paper    … Read more »

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Midwest Children’s Choir at Iowa State University in Ames on Friday, April 24, 2015.

5/4/2015

Midwest Children’s Choir at Iowa State University in Ames, Ia.

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Middle School: Faster, Higher, Stronger

4/29/2015

Hundreds of middle school students gathered at Williams Stadium on Monday evening for the annual DMPS All-City Middle School Track & Field Meet. Great weather led to some great results, and a reminder of the district-wide effort to increase middle school sports and activities. Click the image to read and see more of the competition.

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Planetarium Visits Callanan Middle School

4/29/2015

You can go to the planetarium… or have the planetarium come to you! Callanan Middle School was visited by the Planetarium Dome Theater. Organizers set up shop in the auditorium and 8th grade science students lined up for a lesson about the galaxy inside what looks like a large, gray, inflatable igloo. To see more photos, click on the image.

Upcoming Events

Aug 4
2015-2016 Regristration
Aug 5
2015-2016 Regristration
Aug 26
First day of school 2015-2016
Sep 7
Labor Day – No school
Oct 23
No school – Teacher EQ Development

3010 Center St, Des Moines, IA 50312
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.


 

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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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