School News

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Hundreds Attend Hoyt Comic Book Night

5/1/2015

Hundreds of students and family members got together at Hoyt Middle School for Comic Book Night. From good food to comic books, games, caricature drawings, face painting and more, the event was a celebration of the school year and a promotion of literacy efforts. Plus, it coincides with Saturday’s National Free Comic Book Day (thanks to local comic book stores and artists who took part in the event). Click the photo to see more.

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Middle School: Faster, Higher, Stronger

4/29/2015

Hundreds of middle school students gathered at Williams Stadium on Monday evening for the annual DMPS All-City Middle School Track & Field Meet. Great weather led to some great results, and a reminder of the district-wide effort to increase middle school sports and activities. Click the image to read and see more of the competition.

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DMPS Offers Free Summer Meal Program

4/21/2015

DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.

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Make Plans for Summer at DMPS

3/30/2015

In spite of the debate about when the school year should start, at DMPS we wonder: when does it end? That’s because activities take place at our schools nearly every day of the year. Click on the image to visit our Summer Programs web page to learn more about our summer offerings, from Metro Kids to meal programs to new sports camps.

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Students to Provide Lunchtime Feedback

2/10/2015

Starting this week, middle and high school students will be asked to review one new menu item each month. It’s a new program the Central Nutrition Center hopes will engage students in a discussion about nutrition and taste. To see photos of February’s featured item and learn how to give your feedback, click on the image.

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Tutoring Sign Up at Hoyt Middle School

1/22/2015

Students who attend a Title I school in Des Moines may be eligible for tutoring services at no cost to their family. In order to be eligible students must attend one of the 25 Title I schools in Des Moines and meet low income guidelines. To learn more and to register, click on the headline.

Upcoming Events

Aug 26
First day of school 2015-2016
Sep 7
Labor Day – No school
Oct 23
No school – Teacher EQ Development
Hoyt takes part in the School Improvement Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Attention: Hoyt Middle School Registration for all new and returning students is available online as of July 1, 2015. Please use the following link for more information: http://www.dmschools.org/enrollment-registration/online-registration/


Staff Resources Page (IC, email, Skydrive links): http://hoyt.dmschools.org/resources/staff-links/


Hoyt Mission:  Coming Soon in 2015 (under revision)

Calendar of Events

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About Hoyt Middle School

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2700 East 42nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50317

P: 515-242-8446 | E: hoyt@dmschools.org 

 

Each day we work to engage our students in a secure and supportive learning environment where they can achieve their highest potential and accept responsibility for their learning. Read More…

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