On Friday, October 24, staff participated in professional development activities for Educator Quality (EQ) Day. Most staff at Goodrell Middle School spent the day gaining a deeper understanding of “Conceptual Learning through IB”. This professional development allowed staff to continue working on how we implement the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) at our … Read more »
The safety, security and well-being of our students and staff is always a top priority at Des Moines Public Schools. As Winter draws near, and the possibility of weather-related closings, delays or dismissals become a possibility, we want to make sure people receive such announcements as soon as they are made and delivered. That’s why … Read more »
Goodrell Middle School students watched Danish gymnasts perform some pretty incredible flips and leaps! The Gymnastics Performance Team, a touring gymnastics group from Denmark, performed at Grand View University today. Click the image to see why students loved the show.
Des Moines Parks and Recreation and Des Moines Public Schools are partnering to offer a youth basketball league for the 2014-2015 season. The program is for students in grades 1st through 7th. The registration deadline is October 17 and fees are $50 per student or $450 per team. Click the header to learn more and register to play.
Thank you to all of the students, staff and community members who joined us for Goodrell’s 13th Annual Walk to School Day. According to the 2013 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, Iowa is #10 in the nation when it comes to being physically, emotionally, and mentally healthy. Click on the image to see more photos.
Eighth-grader MaryKate Walling shows off her new Nicaraguan pulseras (bracelets) sold by the 8th grade Spanish classes. The students raised $1,295 which will be used to provide a scholarship for one of the artists to attend school for 2 years. Click on the headline to read more.