DMPS Celebrates National School Lunch Week

To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day, Des Moines Public Schools recognizes National School Lunch Week. The theme, “Recipes for Success” is an opportunity to showcase the quality meals …

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Statement on Johnston’s Decision to Cancel School

Classes and activities are continuing as usual today at Des Moines Public Schools. DMPS is aware of threats made late yesterday, and that the Johnston Community School District decided to cancel classes today. DMPS has been in contact …

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Free Breakfast Offered at All DMPS Elementary Schools

Des Moines Public Schools will offer free breakfast at 16 additional elementary schools beginning with the 2017-18 school year, giving all elementary students access to breakfast at no cost to their families. DMPS is able to provide all …

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Walnut Street School Welcomes New Principal

Walnut Street School, one of the district’s ten International Baccalaureate World Schools, is welcoming a new principal. Amy Laug is taking over for Robert Burnett, who has accepted the position of principal at The Downtown School. Laug is …

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Downtown School Welcomes New Principal

The Downtown School is welcoming a new principal. Robert Burnett, former principal at Walnut Street School, is taking over for Stephanie Flickinger, who has accepted the position of Assistant Principal at Brubaker Elementary, the district’s largest elementary school. …

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