News
March 29th, 2017

Before starting 7th grade in the fall, students must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes in the fall. Currently, 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.


May 11th, 2017

8th Grade Celebration will be held on Friday, May 26th at 1:00 pm in the Hoyt gym. Please enter through the gym doors on the west side of the building.


May 11th, 2017

Tickets for 8th Grade Formal are now on sale! The event will be held on Thursday, May 25th at the Scottish Rite Temple from 6pm – 8pm. Tickets are $10 per student and can be purchased in the Hoyt office.


March 2nd, 2017

Community Forums to be held to discuss possible changes to school start and end times.
There are three other community forums scheduled:

Tuesday, February 28 –
North High School

Thursday, March 2 –
Hoyt Middle School

Thursday, March 9 –
Weeks Middle School

All of the meetings get underway at 6:00 PM.


February 6th, 2017

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


August 2nd, 2016

2016-2017 School Supply List 2016-2017 Hoyt Middle School Supply List 6th Grade • 9 2-pocket folders with prongs • 1 composition notebook • 4 1-subject spiral notebooks • 1 sketchbook for art • 2 packages of lined paper • 1 package of white computer paper • Clorox wipes • Kleenex • Hand sanitizer • Pencils … Read more »


May 27th, 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.


April 26th, 2016

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.


April 29th, 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.


September 26th, 2014

You can now find out what’s for breakfast and lunch at every school on every day of the year. You can even find out nutritional information. Just visit the Dining section on the new DMPS Mobile App. If you don’t yet have the app, click the header to download it for Apple or Android and learn more about its many features.