7th Grade Science Fair

7th graders have been questioning, hypothesizing, researching and testing their experiments.  Finally all of their hard work since September is paying off.  They will be presenting their projects to judges and families and would love for families to come and support …

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Goodrell is Grateful

As we moved through Thanksgiving into December and the holiday season, students and staff took the opportunity to reflect on what they were grateful for.  Pride Times were given leaves for the students to write on.  These leaves …

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6th Grade Culture Fair

The sixth grade team invites parents and students to enjoy our first annual Culture Fair!  It will be on Tuesday, December 4 from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.  Countries from around the world will be represented and information shared …

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Application Period Open For Trip to KOFU, Japan

The student application process for the June 2019 Kofu, Japan Exchange is underway. This student exchange is entering its 36th year and proves to be one of the most rewarding educational opportunities offered to the students of Des Moines Public Schools. Click on the headline to see a student produced video and read more about the trip. Students must be at least 12 years old on or before June 1, 2019 to be eligible.

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Fall 2018 Conferences

Remember that our fall conferences are today! They are from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.  It will be an open house format.  Come anytime between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m.!  There will be a 15-minute video for everyone to watch that talks about …

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Girls’ Volleyball Success

This past Saturday saw Goodrell’s 7th grade girls volleyball A team in the Middle School Tournament held at Roosevelt High School!   The girls were balls of nerves and excitement as they waited to play.  Their first match paired them …

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International Walk to School Day

We will be having out 18th annual Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 3!  We will meet at 7:15 a.m. at the corner of 32nd and Guthrie Ave (by Grandview Park).  All Goodrell students, staff, and community …

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Washington D.C. Trip 2019

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 …

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Picture Day

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 …

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Open House 2018-2019

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 …

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