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For The Record
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 »


February 14th, 2017

Love (of cookies) was in the air Monday morning in the kitchens of the Central Campus Culinary Arts & Restaurant Management program where gifts of romance was rolling off the assembly line in the form of Valentine’s Day cookies. The program received orders for $1,000 worth of the holiday treats and Chef John Andres and … Read more »