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IB Community Project Celebration

5/21/2015

There will be a short whole group gathering in the auditorium for an overview and for a few student presentations the remainder of the time will be for parents, community members and staff to connect with students and learn about their projects.  This is a big event for our students.

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Community Meeting

5/19/2015

There will be a community on Wednesday, May 20th at 6pm to address concerns surrounding boundary changes, program changes, etc. happening at Goodrell.  Plan to attend in our auditorium.  Letter to GMS Families – Planning and Changes for 2015-16

Dance Challenge 2015

Dance Challenge Focuses on Fitness

5/14/2015

Goodrell students and staff showed off their best moves during a school-wide dance challenge on the front lawn. It was part of “Go The Distance Day”, which is a day to heighten awareness of the need for physical fitness among Iowa’s youth. The dance challenge lasted a half-hour, and was led by the Healthy Choices teachers. Click the image for more photos.

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Debate Competition

5/11/2015

Mrs. Nalevanko, Mr. Niday, and Ms. Kimberlin would like to thank the members of the Goodrell Debate Team for their dedication and congratulate them on their success this season. Eight students made the long trip and participated this past Saturday in the Bettendorf Middle School Speech and Debate Tournament. It was another tremendous learning experience … Read more »

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Middle School: Faster, Higher, Stronger

4/29/2015

Hundreds of middle school students gathered at Williams Stadium on Monday evening for the annual DMPS All-City Middle School Track & Field Meet. Great weather led to some great results, and a reminder of the district-wide effort to increase middle school sports and activities. Click the image to read and see more of the competition.

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Goodrell’s Katherine Currier Knows Money

4/24/2015

Eighth-grader Katherine Currier has been named Iowa’s 2015 Money Smart Kid. Her essay was selected from a statewide pool of 229 essays written by students in grades seven through eleven. As part of winning the financial literacy contest during Money Smart Week, Currier received $1,000 from the Iowa Bankers Association. Click the headline to read an article about her.

Upcoming Events

May 22
Goodrell Girls Soccer @ Weeks vs. Hiatt
May 28
Goodrell's Annual Talent Show
May 29
8th Grade Promotion
Jun 01
Last Day of School- 11:30 Dismissal
Aug 26
First day of school 2015-2016

Goodrell is an IB World School. Click here to learn more about this elite classification.

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There will be a community on Wednesday, May 20th at 6pm to address concerns surrounding boundary changes, program changes, etc. happening at Goodrell.  Plan to attend in our auditorium.  Letter to GMS Families – Planning and Changes for 2015-16

DMPS has lots of summer camp programs.  For more information check out thee links:

Summer programs: http://www.dmschools.org/summer-programs-at-dmps/

Online sports camp registration: www.dmced.org/camps

Sports Camps paper form: http://athletics.dmschools.org/2015-summer-sports-brochures/


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About Goodrell Middle School

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3300 E. 29th Street, Des Moines, IA 50317

P: 515-242-8444 | E: goodrell@dmschools.org

 

Goodrell Middle School is a choice school offering programs designed to help students develop the knowledge, understanding, attitudes and skills necessary to participate actively and responsibly in an ever-changing world. Read more..

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