Archive for January, 2017
January 30th, 2017

Academy’s Science Bowl team took 2nd place at the Iowa Regional High School Science Bowl contest held at Ames Laboratory. Academy’s team was Connor Johnson, Shivani Kumaresan, Aditi Jithendra, Kevin Li and Evan Hilton. First place, Valley High School, was led by Gabe Mintzer, also an Academy science student. The Science Bowl is an opportunity for Iowa’s top science and math students to face-off on their knowledge of math and a range of science disciplines. Congrats to all.


January 30th, 2017

Students enrolled in Chinese courses co-hosted the Chinese Association of Iowa’s New Year Celebration performing songs and dances after a week of Chinese art and cooking. Heden Perez and Carolynn Luong were named Youth of the Year. Click headline for more pictures.


January 16th, 2017

With the start of the new semester, Academy After Hours on Tuesdays from 2:30 – 4:30 will be offering enrichment opportunities. Click headline for list.


January 16th, 2017

Click the headline for a PDF of the January Parent Newsletter including upcoming calendar events: a visit from Governor Branstad, student performance in professional production, and semester grades, scheduling and upcoming conference dates.


January 6th, 2017

Des Moines Public Schools invests in students everyday, while making sure to contribute to a sustainable environment for their future. And so our Operations Department is no stranger to awards for great work in conserving energy. The chart shows DMPS evergy usage over the years, compared with the national average. In addition to 41 of … Read more »