Garfield Students Plant Garden

garfield garden Garfield Elementary students and staff recently planted the new Garfield School Garden. Megan Gilbert, FoodCorps service member, led the project. FoodCorps is supported by the DCSD’s Iowa Nutrition Network school grant Pick A Better Snack program.… Read more

Girls Track Runners Qualify for State

chs track Congratulations to ten members of Central High School’s girls track & field team who qualified for the State Championships in Des Moines! Bella Solis will participate in the high jump, 100 hurdles, and 400 hurdles; Lauren Lamourt will participate in the long jump; and Alex Dodds, Bailey Nelson, Bella Zepeda,… Read more

Junior Olympians Win at Regional Tournament

chs boxers Congratulations to Jaylin Buckley and Cederick Thomas, two young boxers from Central High School who won the Junior Olympic Regional Tournament this past weekend. Both will now advance to Nationals in West Virginia later this summer. These two have shown as much dedication and devotion to their craft at practice… Read more

NHS Students Qualify for State Track Meet

nhs drake Congratulations to the following North High School state track and field qualifiers who survived a cold, windy, and rainy district track meet at North Scott for the right to represent the school in Des Moines at the State Track Meet.   Boys: 100 m Dash: Collin Glazek 200 m Dash:… Read more

NHS’ Class of 2015 Awarded Over $1M in Scholarships

NHS scholarships Students from North High School’s current graduating class have been awarded over $1,200,000.00 in scholarships and awards. The winners were introduced at the Senior Award Recognition ceremony on Wednesday, May 13th. Way to go Wildcats! Here are some of our award winners! Alexander Baker—QC Times Salute to Academics (Young Journalist)… Read more

WHS Student Sees Success at National Tournament in Lincoln, Nebraska

? West High School Senior Olivia Grubbs attended the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions (NIETOC) in Lincoln, NE, the first time West participated. It was quite the experience! There were 130+ entries in Original Oratory, Olivia’s event, which cut to quarterfinals of 30! We saw some great speeches from around… Read more

Wood TAG Students Launches New-Literacy-Out Loud Event

wood lol 1 On May 12, 2015, Wood Intermediate’s TAG Creative Writing Students gathered with their families and friends to present Wood’s first ever Literacy-Out-Loud (LOL) Night. Students have been taking a creative writing class all year long, and as a culmination of their work, designed their own classes, which they taught in… Read more

AT&T visits MCHS iJAG

mch at&t On May 12th, AT&T representatives, Jen and Jess, visited Mid City High School to discuss career opportunities and important work force skills. They gave tips for interviews and talked about what employees expect of employers. Students were excited to hear about what this great company has to offer them post… Read more