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Attention: Incoming 7th Grade Students


Before starting 7th grade in the fall, students must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes in the fall. Currently, 50% of Callanan students do not have this vaccination. Click the headline to read more about what is needed, and where students can find assistance meeting this requirement.

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6th, 7th, & 8th Grade School Supply Lists


6th grade supply list 2- 1 inch 3-ring binders 1- pocket folder 2- 3-whole punched folders 4- expo markers 1- pack of index cards 2- 24 packs of pencils 2- highlighters 4- packages of loose leaf paper 1- box of Colored Pencils 4- glue sticks 1- roll of paper towels (optional) 2- rolls of scotch … Read more »

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Gallup Poll


Click on the link below to take the Gallup poll survey.

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Father Son Basketball Camp at Roosevelt


Please click on the link below for more information. 2016-09-14-11-49-46_Father Son Camp Flyer

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Roosevelt Youth Girls Basketball Club Team Tryouts 2016


Please click on the link below for all the tryout information Youth GBB Tryout Form 2 (2)

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Callanan Middle School Start & Dismissal Times


School starts at 7:45am and dismisses at 2:30pm.  Every Wednesday is early dismissal at 1:00pm.

Upcoming Events

Aug 1
School Board Meeting
Aug 15
School Board Meeting
Aug 23
First Day of School
Aug 23
First Day of School
Aug 26
Graduation Walk

3010 Center St, Des Moines, IA 50312
P: 515-242-8101 | F: 515-242-8103

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About Callanan Middle School

3010 Center Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

P: 515-242-8101 | E: 


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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