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October 4th, 2017

If you missed the Parent Scheduling meeting on high school scheduling for current 8th grade students, click the headline to view a video of the presentation.


September 23rd, 2017

Academy After Hours is every Tuesday (except the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and the Tuesday of Conferences) from 2:30 – 4:30. Attending these sessions help students work a little at a time on their assignments and begin to develop the time management skills they need. During After Hours students can use school computers to work on … Read more »


September 19th, 2017

Click the headline to get the latest Parent Newsletter. It discusses Imposter Syndrome, After Hours beginning on 9/26, and the new event, “Scheduling Night”.


September 16th, 2017

Des Moines Public Schools is proud to announce that the following students have been designated 2018 National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists: Nyah Davis – Roosevelt, Margaret Dunham – Roosevelt, Gabriel Ewert – East, Aditi Jithendra – Johnston, Owen Koster – Van Meter, Emily Larson – North Polk, Kevin Li – Hoover, Katie Suh – Roosevelt, David (Dezell) Turner – East
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September 8th, 2017

The next Parent Academy meeting, Tuesday, September 12 from 6:30 – 7:30 PM featuring Guinnivere Bohnsack on Bringing Awareness to the Emotional Health of Gifted Adolescents and Kaci Conetzkey on DMACC Associates Degrees in High School. Click headline for more!


August 22nd, 2017

Looking for the orientation information, SOS sheets full of tips for new students, and other start of school help? Click on Parents -> Parent Academy to get PDFs from all our latest events!


August 15th, 2017

If you were unable to attend the Parent Academy on Tuesday, 8/15, click the headline to download a PDF of the presentation.


August 10th, 2017

Every year, DMPS resets passwords for students. However, some schools opt out of the reset. So, some students will continue with their previous passwords and others will have to create a new password. On August 16, 2017, student passwords for computers, email and Infinite Campus will be reset (unless their school opted out). So, if your password isn’t working after August 16, you’ll have to create a new one. Click Headline for more info.


August 4th, 2017

Central Academy faculty spent the summer attending workshops, conferences, and training sessions to provide the richest experiences for their students. AP Art History teacher, Becky Johnson (pictured in Red), had the opportunity to tour Rome with Dr. Kleiner (pictured in stripes), who wrote the AP Art History Textbook that we use!


August 1st, 2017

Welcome Back! Click the headline for school start up information. There is also a PDF link with maps, schedules, and policies!