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Months of Reflection

12/4/2017

Informed by the International Baccalaureate (IB) mission to develop active, compassionate and lifelong learners, the IB programmes foster a distinctive set of attributes. These qualities—embodied in the IB learner profile—prepare IB students to make exceptional contributions on campus.  To continue our spotlight on our different profiles, we are focusing on the reflective learner profile for the … Read more »

Veteran’s Day

11/21/2017

During Veteran’s Day week, students and staff at Goodrell had the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities. On Wednesday, students and staff moved through different stations giving information on Veteran’s Day, the USS Iowa, and even how to properly fold a flag. Student Ambassadors from East joined us during the rotations. We ended … Read more »

September – Caring Month

10/9/2017

Informed by the International Baccalaureate (IB) mission to develop active, compassionate and lifelong learners, the IB programmes foster a distinctive set of attributes. These qualities—embodied in the IB learner profile—prepare IB students to make exceptional contributions on campus.  For the month of September, we highlighted the “Caring” Learner Profile.  A caring person shows empathy, compassion, … Read more »

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Walk to School Day

10/9/2017

On Wednesday, October 4, almost 100 kids and staff members, as well as members of the community, participated in the 17th annual International Walk to School Day put on by Pro-Motion Kids and Fuel Up to Play 60! We had a member of the Des Moines Police Department come speak about how to be safe walking … Read more »

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Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers

8/11/2017

Our students have enough to carry around! Opportunities in the community will now be available via Virtual Backpack for Des Moines Public Schools. Read about student-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

Don’t Forget to Register!

7/31/2017

Make sure to register TODAY for the 2017-2018 school year!

Upcoming Events

Dec 22
Winter Recess – No School
Dec 25
Holiday – Offices Closed
Dec 29
Holiday – Offices Closed
Jan 01
Holiday – Offices Closed
Jan 09
School Board Meeting

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

Bulletin Board

Daily Information:
School Hours: 7:40 a.m – 2:40 p.m.
Doors Open: 7:15 a.m
Wednesdays: Early Out @ 1:10 p.m.

Announcement:
School Offices will be closed during Winter Break: Friday, December 22, 2017 – Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Goodrell Athletics: Click HERE to view upcoming athletic events!

Activities Schedule: Want to know what awesome activities are going on after school?  Click HERE!


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About Goodrell Middle School

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

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

Goodrell Middle School is an International Baccalaureate World School – Middle Years Programme, which 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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