School News

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Attention: Incoming 7th Grade Students

3/29/2017

Before starting 7th grade in the fall, students must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of a meningitis vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes in the fall. As of Aug. 1, 43% of Hoyt students do not have the vaccination. Click the headline to read more about what is needed, and where students can find assistance meeting this requirement.

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Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers

8/11/2017

Our students have enough to carry around! Opportunities in the community will now be available via Virtual Backpack for Des Moines Public Schools. Read about student-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

New dismissal time for the 2017-18 school year

7/30/2017

Regular school hours will be 7:45 am to 2:40 pm.
Every Wednesday will be a 90 min. early dismissal at 1:10 pm.

2017-18 Supply List

7/30/2017

Click link above for a complete supply list for the 2017-18 school year.

Box Tops For Education

2/6/2017

Hoyt Students are collecting Box Tops for Education!
Donate your Box Tops in the Hoyt office.

Hoyt’s Bakker: Goodwill Achiever of the Year

5/27/2016

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.

Upcoming Events

Aug 23
First Day of School
Aug 23
First Day of School
Aug 26
Graduation Walk
Sep 4
Labor Day
Sep 4
Labor Day
Hoyt takes part in the School Improvement Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

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2017-18 School Supply ListClick here


Hoyt Middle School is now registering students for Fall Athletics:

Please register @ https://fs8.formsite.com/DMPSchools/form238/index.html

Participants must have a current physical and registration before they may begin practicing.


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


Hoyt Mission:

Our Mission is to ensure high levels of learning for all (staff, students, and community) in a positive environment.

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About Hoyt Middle School

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…

One of our greatest strengths is the diversity of our student population as well as the programming we provide daily.

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