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February 24th, 2017

Superman first came on the scene during tough times. Ever since he’s been fighting the “never-ending battle for truth, justice and the American way.” This weekend’s fourth annual Teen Summit, brought to you by Central Campus Urban Leadership (with a little help from their friends at United Way, Gateway Market, Des Moines Social Club, Drake … Read more »

February 22nd, 2017

Historically, bowling has been considered a blue-collar recreation. For many years at the high school level, it ranked right alongside a night at the movies as a traditional dating activity. Then somebody came up with what’s turned out to be the great idea of making it an interscholastic sport. Ever since, it’s been on a … Read more »

February 20th, 2017

After a great showing by district wrestlers at last week’s state meet where all seven qualifiers from East, Lincoln and North medaled by finishing in the top eight of their weight classes, this week the postseason spotlight turns to boys’ basketball. The outlook is good for DMPS to send at least one team to represent … Read more »

February 15th, 2017

They really cover a lot of extra bases at Brody Middle School. Recently we reported on an event designed to spur interest in the school’s afterschool enrichment program, Brody After Hours. Then last week it was time for the 3rd annual C3 Fair where students are exposed to more than 40 alternatives to consider as they … Read more »

February 15th, 2017

Swimming, wrestling and now bowling. The parade of DMPS student-athletes to the winter sports state tournaments continues! Congratulations to the Lincoln Rails girls team and the Roosevelt Roughriders boys team on their qualification for the state high school bowling tournament. The tournament will be held next Wednesday, February 22nd, at Plaza Lanes here in Des Moines. … Read more »