For The Record
May 21st, 2015

By now the Iowa Utilities Board may be wondering what hit it. Wednesday at Brody Middle School a cross-curricular project that’s been several weeks in the making culminated with more than 100 7th graders submitting letters to the IUB online. They were weighing in with their suggestions, opinions and recommendations about the proposed Bakken Pipeline project that … Read more »


May 19th, 2015

The time clock – the device used by employees to “punch in” when they arrive for work and “punch out” when they leave – was invented in 1888. Over the years it has become an iconic tool in the workplace. Needless to say, things have changed more than a little over the past 127 years. … Read more »


May 18th, 2015

5 days + 8 ceremonies + 1,600 graduates = the Class of 2015. We are counting the days – make that hours – until what may be the best events of the school year: high school commencements. Below is the schedule of all of the graduation ceremonies this week, celebrating the members of the Class … Read more »


May 18th, 2015

Friday night, 150 DMPS middle school students were recognized at the 2015 Stellar Awards. The 15 awards ranged from Community Service to Perseverance to Perfect Attendance. Special thanks to the Weeks Middle School Jazz Band under the direction of Mr. Jim Goodwin, and Spoken Word Poet Mr. Devante Witherspoon for outstanding entertainment. Also, thank you to … Read more »


May 15th, 2015

Congratulations to DMPS students representing East, Hoover, Lincoln and Roosevelt who have qualified for the 2015 Iowa High School Track & Field Championship. DMPS will be represented in 26 different events at the State meet. The State Track & Field Championship is held Thursday, May 21 through Saturday, May 23 at Drake Stadium. For additional … Read more »