Join the students and staff of Park Avenue Elementary School on Thursday, May 12th from 4:30 to 6:00 pm as we celebrate our International Baccalaureate themes with classroom presentations. The 5th graders will be presenting their personal project, which are the culmination of their IB experience. The PTA will be holding the last Book Fair … Read more »
All Des Moines Public Schools will be closed Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. Decoration Day was established in May of 1868, as a way to honor the dead from the Civil War. Since most areas of the United States have blooming plants during this month, flowers were used to decorate the gravesites. … Read more »
Brody Orientation for 5th Grade Students Wednesday, May 11, 2016 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM — Brody Middle School 5th Grade students and parents should take this opportunity to visit Brody Middle School to learn about the school and expectations for 6th graders. Information about summer programming at Brody may be shared, so you … Read more »
At DMPS, we work to ensure that students are receiving a great education in schools that are not only first-rate learning environments, but are also safe and secure. Over the years DMPS has taken many steps to better ensure the safety and well being of our students, staff, parents and visitors. This spring and summer, DMPS will begin implementing an Electronic Visitor Check-In system for parents and visitors. Click on the headline to read more.
Park Avenue 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students will take the Iowa Assessments from Tuesday, March 29th through Friday, April 8th. The Iowa Assessments measure student growth and progress from year to year. In addition, they provide information about your student’s academic performance relative to the school, the district, and the nation. Please help your child … Read more »
The last day of the 2015-2016 Academic Year at Park Avenue Elementary School has been changed to Thursday, June 2nd (due to our February snow day). School will be dismissed at noon, but our students will have had a sack lunch with their classmates.