Parent Newsletter May 2016
If you have summer food, health or clothing needs, Des Moines Public Schools and Polk County have resources for you. From immunizations to free meals, clothing to utility payments, you’ll find a list of places where help can be found. For a list of DMPS no-cost summer meal locations and times, and to learn more about other available resources, click on the headline.
At DMPS, we work to ensure that students are receiving a great education in schools that are not only first-rate learning environments, but are also safe and secure. Over the years DMPS has taken many steps to better ensure the safety and well being of our students, staff, parents and visitors. This spring and summer, DMPS will begin implementing an Electronic Visitor Check-In system for parents and visitors. Click on the headline to read more.
Ms. Miller’s 2nd grade students enjoy buddy reading, via Skype, with Mrs. Patten’s 1st grade students in Bondurant, Iowa.
3rd graders were having a great time investigating beetles.
Next week we will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week – Drug Prevention. Please take time to talk with your child about the dangers of using drugs. We will be spending time discussing the dangers of drugs throughout the week. Each day is a themed day: Monday (26th): Wear RED to kick off Red Ribbon Week! Tuesday (27th): … Read more »
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