The dates for two big end-of-the-year events have been set! The 5th Grade Recognition Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 29th at 1:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. Please make arrangements to be here if your student will be moving on to middle school. Mark your calendar for International Baccalaureate Night on Thursday, May 21st … Read more »
The State of Iowa has established March 1st as the deadline to apply for open enrollment for the 2014-2015 academic year. Forms can be found on-line; go to the ‘Parent’ tab at www.dmschools.org and click on ‘Enrollment & Registration.’ Call the Welcome Center at 515-242-7371 for more information. March 1 is on a Sunday this … Read more »
Spring Break is Friday, March 13th through Sunday, March 22nd. School resumes on Monday, March 23rd, with the doors opening at 7:55 a.m., and classes starting at 8:15 a.m.
Kindergarten Sign Up is scheduled for Wednesday, March 11th from 3:00 – 7:30 pm, but parents of current Park Avenue students can pick up the forms now, and return them between now and March 11th. Children must be 5 years old by September 15, 2015 to start kindergarten in the fall. Completed forms must be … Read more »
This January, Park Avenue kicked off a new school-wide program called IB Stars. IB Stars will build on students’ knowledge of IB Learner Profile Attributes and Attitudes by highlighting and celebrating students who exemplify the chosen attribute or attitude word of the week. To help get the students excited and aware of the program, we … Read more »
Students in Grades 3, 4 and 5 can participate in Jump Rope for Heart. Students have been learning about heart health in class and they get to be HEART HEROS by raising money when asking family, friends, neighbors and parents to support them while they do activities in physical education classes. Each student will have … Read more »