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
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.
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.
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 »
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.
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.