News
March 21st, 2018

Come cheer on the the Hoyt track Athletes!


February 9th, 2018

Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 8:30 AM to 3:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.


January 10th, 2018

Come cheer on the the Hoyt boys basketball team!


January 10th, 2018

Spring Conferences will be held Wednesday, February 7, 2pm – 6pm and Thursday, February 8, 4pm – 7pm. Your students teacher will contact you to set up a time to meet.


December 6th, 2017

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


August 11th, 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.


July 30th, 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.


July 30th, 2017

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


March 29th, 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.


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.