Mila Kaut and Anna Steenson advanced to the State for the National History Day Contest. The Distict competition was held April 11 at Grandview University. At State, these ladies will complete with all other district winners from across the state. The State competition is held at the State Historical Building. Mila Kaut won for her … Read more »
When Luis Martinez arrived in Des Moines from Mexico, he set out to be a good student at Howe, Weeks, Lincoln and Central Academy. He also rose through the ranks to become Lieutenant Colonel of his JROTC battalion. And as of last week, he is one of the nation’s newest citizens. Click the headline to read … Read more »
Academy Potters will host CLAY 4 A CAUSE during Central Campus’ Block Party, Tuesday, April 28 from 6 – 8 PM. This year, the money raised will be donated to Courage League Sports Courage League Sports is a recreational adaptive sports facility specifically designed for children not able to go “full speed” due to disability, … Read more »
Saturday, April 18, Academy Mathletes got up early to go to the State Mathematics Contest in Iowa City. Academy had 2 State Champs in Target Events: Harry Crane, in 12th grade and Gabe Mintzer in 10th grade. We were also the winners of the Team Test Event for Large Schools: Harry Crane, AJ Fleming, Zach Lin, Nathan … Read more »
Apple Amos, pictured with Ms. Catie Miller, was the student speaker at the Senior Recognition ceremony held at the Temple of Performing Arts on Sunday, April 12 at 2:00. Hear her inspiring speech at http://www.spreaker.com/user/dmps_academy/2015-senior-speaker-apple-amos. To hear all the speeches honoring the class of 2015 please go to http://www.spreaker.com/show/jessica-gogertys-tracks. One student from each of the … Read more »
The Student Activism Network organized a letter writing and petition drive to oppose the Bakken Pipeline proposal during lunch on March 31. Students wrote original letters (not form letters) explaining their position on the pipeline as they ate pizza. The event was entirely student organized and run. Click headline for pictures from the event!