Archive for November, 2018
November 26th, 2018

Herff Jones graduation product orders (cap/gown/invitations/rings/etc.) are due DECEMBER 7, 2018.  Orders and payments may be mailed to Herff Jones before December 7, or use the convenient online option before December 14, 2018!  Late fees will be added to orders after December 14. Herff Jones Website Questions?  Contact Herff Jones at 515-993-3809!


November 24th, 2018

Students should stop in as soon as possible!


November 15th, 2018

The student application process for the June 2019 Kofu, Japan Exchange is underway. This student exchange is entering its 36th year and proves to be one of the most rewarding educational opportunities offered to the students of Des Moines Public Schools. Click on the headline to see a student produced video and read more about the trip.


November 10th, 2018

Head to Herff Jones website and get your orders in!  DEADLINE without late fees:  DECEMBER 7, 2018!


November 10th, 2018

Please put litter in it’s place!  Be kind and dispose of lunch garbage in the provided trash receptacles. Give a Hoot, Don’t Pollute!


November 9th, 2018

Students must have their ID badges visible on their bodies at all times when in the building.  For safety and security, the front foyer will be the only access point of the building for 2018-19.  Students, staff, and visitors must have an ID badge or government photo ID for access to any DMPS building.


November 7th, 2018

When visiting the school, whether student or adult, please have a photo ID ready for check in at the Welcome/Attendance window in the front foyer!  Thank you in advance for your cooperation!


November 6th, 2018

Don’t park in yellow or red zones, crosswalk areas, posted no parking areas around campus and neighborhoods, outside painted lines in parking lots, or park in lots without parking permit You could be ticketed or towed!