Family & Student Support

Central Campus Community Open House

Sep 26, 5:00 pm
Location:
1800 Grand Ave
Event For:
DMPS Community & Families
Audience Location:
Students and families of DMPS
Organization:
Central Campus
Contact:
Sonya Smith
Email:
sonya.smith@dmschools.org
Phone:
(515) 242-8119
Open House event to explore the programs that Central Campus has to offer for those seeking career and technical exploration.

Iowa State University College of Design Open House

Oct 4, 1:00 pm
Location:
715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA 50011
Event For:
High School Student
Audience Location:
715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA 50011
Organization:
College Of Design
Contact:
Jennifer Anderson
Email:
janders@iastate.edu
Phone:
(515) 294-7415
Learn why Iowa State’s College of Design is consistently ranked among the best in the nation. Explore our programs, tour of facilities, and meet current students and faculty in your major. Event is free and open to the public. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

T&G Parent Day

Oct 13, 1:00 pm
Location:
Airport Holiday Inn, 6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines
Event For:
Parents, Activities for Students in Grades K-7
Cost:
$40.00
Organization:
Iowa Talented and Gifted Association
Contact:
Maureen Marron
Email:
info@iowatag.org
Phone:
(888) 990-4824
Whether your family is new to the world of Talented and Gifted or not, ITAG Parent Day has something for you. Join us for a gifted resource fair, vendor showcase, keynote speaker, break-out sessions, door prizes, snacks. New to this year are supervised activities for students in grades K-7. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Teen Talk 2019: Be Bold. Be You.

Oct 31, 8:30 am
Location:
Grand View University 1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316
Event For:
Grades 6-12
Cost:
FREE
Organization:
Primary Health Care
Contact:
Kelly Marble
Email:
kmarble@phcinc.net
Phone:
(515) 248-1843
Teen Talk is an annual, FREE youth health education conference for middle and high school-aged students presented by Primary Health Care. Attendees will enjoy with fun activities like yoga, informative workshops on topics like mental health, self-esteem and more! Lunch is provided. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)

Lifeguard Certification Courses

Nov 15 (all day)
Location:
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Event For:
High School
Cost:
$200.00
Organization:
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Contact:
Ann Peterson
Email:
ann.peterson@dmymca.org
Phone:
(515) 471-8509
The lifeguard course will allow participants to earn the required certification to work at Iowa pools. The course also includes CPR which meets the state graduation requirement.

YMCA Swim Lessons

Nov 17 (all day)
Location:
South Suburban YMCA
Event For:
6 months - Adult
Cost:
$30
Organization:
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Contact:
Karissa Bohn
Email:
karissa.bohn@dmymca.org
Phone:
(515) 285-0444
Swim lessons for all ages. Develop skills, become stronger swimmers and have fun. (NOTE: This is not a Des Moines Public Schools activity. The district shares this information as a courtesy to create awareness of community opportunities available to our students and their families.)