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815 East 13th Street | Des Moines, IA 50316
Phone: 515-242-7788 | Fax: 515-242-7958

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Transition to Hybrid Learning

We are so excited to have our students back in the buildling on November 10th. In order to help you prepare for a safe return we have put together a document containing important logistical and safety information. The document has been translated in both   English  & Spanish   so please reference the link that makes the most sense for you and your family. Once you have reviewed our safety information please provide your signature on our Safety Agreement Form.

Please reference our TRANSLATED our TECHNOLOGY HELP GUIDES: English,  ArabicSwahili, Somali, Spanish,  Student Toolbox for Virtual Learning  for any technology support. You can also stop by East High School between 8-10 a.m. any day of the week to receive extra technology support. 

What is School CNXT

School CNXT is a  two-way communication platform that brings equity to  family engagement efforts. Please activate your school CNXT account: If you need to re-set your School CNXT password you can do so at the following link:

What is Infinite Campus

Infinite Campus is an excellent tool to track how your child is doing in his or her classes. This video gives you instructions for Getting to your IC Account.  Infinite Capus is an online tool we will utilize regulary throughout the school year. Click on the link below to login to your account: Login to your IC Account

How do I log into Canvas?

You can access you Canvas by logging into please bookmark the site. The link to Canvas can also be found on the DMPS website. Parents can download the Canvas app by follwing the instructions located on this link Canvas Access for Parents .This video also walks you through how to navigate your Canvas account-Canvas Help

Meals for Students

Meals will be available, Monday – Friday for pick up at all school buildings from 11 a.m. 1 p.m., except Smouse/Van Meter, Lincoln Rails, Mitchell Early Childhood Center, Taylor Early Childhood Center, McKee Early Childhood Center and Woodlawn Early Childhood Center. Harding, Hoyt, McCombs, Merrill, Meredith, and Weeks middle schools will be open again Monday – Friday from 4 – 6 p.m. for working families to come and pick up meals for their students at home.

DMPS Meals Information





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  • Soccer: Girls Varsity (Time & Location Changed) vs. Ankeny Centennial High School (Home)

  • Soccer: Girls JV2 (Location Changed) vs. Ankeny Centennial High School (Home)

  • Soccer: Boys JV1 vs. Ankeny Centennial High School (Away)

  • Soccer: Girls JV1 (Time & Location Changed) vs. Ankeny Centennial High School (Home)