Students from Hoyt and all of Des Moines Public Schools’ middle schools competed at the City-Wide Track & Field Meet on April 25. Beautiful weather and a big crowd of family and friends cheered on the student-athletes. Click the photo to see more images from the event.
Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa has honored Hoyt Middle School employee Randy Bakker as their Achiever of the Year. Randy was born with a condition called hydrocephalus which renders him functionally blind. After enrolling in a job skills training program at Goodwill he started working at Hoyt this year. The award is presented to someone who overcomes obstacles to employment. Click on the image for more.
A committee with parent representatives from Goodrell, Harding and Hoyt middle schools along with East and North high schools developed a proposed change to the current attendance areas for these three middle schools. Meetings for parents are being held on January 14 and 18. Click the headline for more information on the proposal and meetings.
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 28 Title I schools, including Hoyt, in Des Moines and meet low income guidelines. To learn more and to register, simply click the headline.
Plans are in the works for a trip to Washington, DC as well as historic Philadelphia during the 2016 spring break for DMPS 8th grade and high school students. For interested parents and students, please click the photo to learn more about this fun and educational opportunity including information on costs, application forms, schedules and more.
School resumes August 26th at 7:45 AM with an early out dismissal at 1:00 PM. We are excited to have you join us for a great year of learning and fun! Welcome back!