“Urban Farmers” Shine at Iowa FFA Conference

When you think of agriculture in Iowa, Des Moines may be the last place that comes to mind. But when you think of agricultural education, DMPS should be at the top of the list. Students had much success at the Iowa FFA Leadership Conference, including Lee Thomsen (center in photo at left) being the first Des Moines FFA member elected to state office.

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Students visit DMU

On Friday, April 11th, Career Opportunities in Health students had the opportunity to visit Des Moines University to learn about the variety of medical programs that DMU offers.  Students had 3″ hands-on” lab opportunities as well.

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Students win Golden Eddy!

On a recent April weekend, the Cedar Rapids Independent Filmmakers hosted the 14th Annual Film Festival at the Collins Road Theatres in Marion, Iowa.  Among those honored and selected for viewing were four students from the Central Campus …

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First DMPS International World Languages Festival

Celebrate spring, culture and learning at the first annual DMPS International World Languages Festival. The festival will be held Thursday, April 10 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Central Campus. The event is free and open to the public. It is co-sponsored by Des Moines Public Schools and the Iowa International Center. Click the headline to read more!

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