School News

Special Olympics

4/27/2018

On Thursday, April 19, a group of amazing athletes represented Goodrell in the Special Olympics!  Students and staff lined up inside the building with signs and cheers to give them a proper send off as they did their proud parade through the school while listening to the Olympic theme.  Despite the weather, some great athleticism and spirit was shown all … Read more »

21st Century Summer School

4/18/2018

Summer School registration is here!  The program runs June 11 to July 20.  Each day goes from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with lunch from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.  There will be NO transportation this year.  Programming will include CultureAll, Global Arts, Community! Youth Concepts, and Youth Chorus.  Click HERE to sign up!

Iowa Assessments

4/2/2018

As we roll on into April, that means it’s time for Iowa Assessments!  Between April 3 and April 14, students will be taking the Iowa Assessments across the DMPS district.  Here at Goodrell, we are testing on Wednesday, April 4 – Friday, April 6 in the morning.  Make sure to get plenty of rest, eat … Read more »

Transition Fair

3/20/2018

Looking for ways to help you and your 8th grader get ready for high school?  Come check out the Transition Fair!  It will be on Saturday, April 7th from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Central Campus.  Breakfast will be provided.  This is an excellent opportunity to help prepare your student for the future.  Topics include: Family … Read more »

Pledge for Respect

3/8/2018

On Wednesday, March 7, staff and students came together to pledge their support to respect all students.  “Spread the Word to End to the Word” is a day of awareness promoted by the Special Olympics.  The campaign is used to encourage respect for individuals with intellectual disabilities by striving to eliminate the use of the “R-word” … Read more »

Family Arts Night

2/21/2018

Family Arts Night will take place on Tuesday, February 27 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.  It is free and open to the community!  There will be games and activities for the whole family.  A musical performance will immediately follow.  See the flyer before for some more information:

Upcoming Events

May 28
Memorial Day
May 31
8th Grade Celebration
Jun 05
School Board Meeting
Jul 04
Independence Day
Jul 10
School Board Meeting

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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.

Announcements:

Last Day of School: May 31st

8th Grade Celebration: 8th Grade Celebration will by Thursday, May 31 at 8:00 a.m. in the Goodrell auditorium.  All are welcome.  8th grade students are dismissed following the ceremony.


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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