News
September 12th, 2018

Des Moines Public Schools is excited to offer our 8th annual Washington D.C. 8th grade trip. This trip will take place over Spring Break 2019. We will be hosting an informational meeting on Wednesday, September 12th at the Callanan Middle School Cafeteria at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend to find out more about … Read more »


September 4th, 2018

Don’t forget: picture day is on Thursday, September 6, 2018!  Either fill out a picture packet or go online HERE to order.  Our order code is 29854BB.  Extra picture packets are available in the office.  Forget to bring your packet on picture day?  You can still order your pictures online anytime after the 6th!  Our … Read more »


August 13th, 2018

The countdown to the 1st day of school is in the single digits!!  Come join us for Goodrell’s open house!  It will be on Tuesday, August 21 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  This is a great opportunity to: Pick up a schedule Meet your teachers See your classrooms Meet your classmates Purchase a P.E. … Read more »


August 3rd, 2018

The way students access DART buses is changing beginning in school year 2018-19. When students receive their school IDs this Fall, the badge will have a QR code embedded on it. The QR code will serve as the student’s “ticket” to ride DART. Students will be required to scan the QR code when boarding DART buses. Click on the headline to read more about the change, and the district’s partnership with DART.


July 27th, 2018

Cheers to the upcoming 2018-2019 school year!  Don’t forget to register!  Registration is a required part of starting the school year.  Looking for information?  Click on our registration page found HERE. Some important dates to remember: Spanish Assistance with Registration: Friday, August 3 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. On-Site Registration Day #1: Monday, August … Read more »


July 9th, 2018

Registration for the 2018-2019 school year is right around the corner!  You can find everything you need to know on our registration page located HERE!  DMPS online registration opens on Monday, July 16.  Our on-site registration days are Monday, August 6 from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Thursday, August 9 from 4:00 p.m. – … Read more »


June 18th, 2018

Are you looking forward to the 2018-2019 school year?  Are you going to be in 6th grade?? Are you ready??? Join us Tuesday, July 17, 2018 for our free day camp!  You’ll have a chance to get to know your fellow classmates, discover everything you need to know about your new school, and start building some Goodrell … Read more »


May 31st, 2018

From everyone here at Goodrell: cheers to a safe and relaxing summer for everyone!  A notification will go out when yearbooks are available for pick-up, so those who bought one can come grab it.  The office is open all summer from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. until August 6th, when it will switch to the … Read more »


April 27th, 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 »


April 18th, 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!