Only two days left to get the match dollar for dollar donation, promo code SPARK. Here is a super awesome project we would like to do, with your support! If you donate by November 18th, Donor Choose will match your donation, dollar for dollar! Use the promo code SPARK. Please click the headline to learn more.
The safety, security and well-being of our students and staff is always a top priority. That’s why DMPS will be testing our automated message systems later this week. On November 20th at 2:30 PM a test message will be sent to parents/ guardians in one of five ways: Telephone, Text message, Email, Infinite Campus mobile app, … Read more »
For $20 students taking AP classes in DMPS can subscribe to Shmoop and get online support from December 1, 2014 until June 2015 for all AP courses and the ACT. Shmoop is known for making test prep fun and interesting: ”We Speak Student”. Bring $20 before 11/30 to the Academy office to sign up–$25 Dec. 1 or later.
Every year the Belin-Blank Center acknowledges the top 25 Iowa AP Index Schools. Des Moines Central Academy is recognized for the excellent performance of its students in 2014.
Click the headline above to get links to two of the presentations from Tuesday night’s Parent Academy: Developing Resiliency in Teens and GT opportunities outside of school. Another source for great books for parents of Gifted Students is Great Potential Press. Google them for their website. Developing Resiliency in Teens; Individual Projects for Students … Read more »
IB Art students took advantage of our close proximity to the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park and the last few days of warm weather to explore. Click the headline for pictures of the trip!