2010 - 2011 News Releases

DMPS Names East High School Principal: Steve Johns
Roosevelt Graduate Places in Top 50 of All High School Chemistry Students in the U.S.
Des Moines Students Improve on ITBS/ITED Tests; Proficiency On the Rise, Achievement Gap On the Decline
DMPS Names New Associate Superintendent: Thomas Ahart
Cargill Supports Food Education Through Donation to the Des Moines Public Schools
DMPS Educator Selected for ASCD’s 2011 Class of Emerging Leaders
Roosevelt Ranked #2 in Iowa on Washington Post Index
Volunteers to Build New Playground at Wright Elementary
Central Campus Instructor Named State Biology Teacher of the Year
DMPS to Hire New Chief Financial Officer
DMPS Announces Changes in Community Relations Department
Des Moines Schools Receive IB Authorization
Downtown School Educator Receives Presidential Award
Hoover High School Educator Chosen for James Madison Fellowship
Roosevelt High School Celebrates New Prairie Meadows Fine Arts Hall
Rotary Club of Des Moines Names Educators of the Year
DMPS Hires New Principal for Lincoln High School
Roosevelt Debater Voted State Senior of the Year
DMPS Releases FY 2012 Budget Proposal
Central Campus Culinary Arts Program Receives Lowe’s Grant
Public Forums Set for 2012 School Budget Discussion
Award-Winning Author James Loewen to Visit Des Moines
Report Shows Number of DMPS Graduates Increased in 2010
High School Students Win Statewide “Know Your Constitution” Competition
East High School Students Present Plans to Keep Peers in School
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Informational Meeting for Sophomores
Des Moines’ Newest School Board Member to be Sworn In
Central Academy Students Earn Top Honors at Math Competition
State of the Schools Address to be Aired Beginning Nov. 11 on Red Apple TV
DMPS Juniors Participate in “KnowHow2Go to College Week”
East HS Wins ‘My Idea’ Grant From AT&T and America’s Promis Alliance to Encourage Students to Stay in School
DMPS Teachers are State Finalists for National Presidential Award
Reach Out to Dropouts a Success
DMPS Chosen to Pilot New Healthy Menus
Hoover Drama Instructor Receives Statewide Award
DMPS Receives $6 Million Grant for Destination Graduation
Buckton Steps Down from School Board
Des Moines Public Schools Announces 2010 AP National Scholars and IB Graduates
Temporary Location for DMPS Board Meetings
GEAR UP and Central College Connect High School Students to Iowa’s Largest College Fair
DMPS Celebrates National GEAR UP Day
Open House Scheduled for Jackson Elementary School
Openings Available for DMPS Universal Preschool
Open House Set for Newly Renovated Central Campus
GEAR UP Event Brings High Schoolers and College Students Together
Groundbreaking Ceremony Scheduled for Hoover/Meredith Technology Learning Center
Community Forums Set on Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL)
Community Forums Set on Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL)
DMPS Honored for Excellence in Financial Accounting
Des Moines Public Schools Recall Teachers