Perkins students have qualified for the G/T Spelling Bee. The Bee was held on February 28, 2014. Another great example of the great students we have at Perkins. The students are Tatum B. 3rd, Matilda W. 4th, and Sebastian L. 5th. Good Luck!!
Today the Perkins 3rd-5th grade ELL students were treated to a magnificent play at the Des Moines Playhouse called “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing.” The play was based a book that the children were already familiar with so the show was a great success. All of the children loved it and couldn’t stop talking … Read more »
Since October, a group of 12 fourth and fifth grade students have been preparing for the Children’s Choice Challenge! The Children’s Choice Challenge is in it’s first year, and promotes reading among Des Moines’ young students. Our Penguins read all of Iowa’s 25 Children’s Choice books in teams of six. After reading the books students … Read more »
Last Thursday, the Perkins 5th grade boys basketball team beat the (previously) undefeated North Combo team. The battle was hard fought, but our boys prevailed victorious as they so often do. LeBron James, forward for the Miami Heat, stated his respect for the Perkins team. “They play like we strive to play,” he stated with … Read more »
Today the 2nd and 3rd grade students put on a musical theatre for the ages. Not only were they singing various songs, but also tying them together to create a fluid and comprehensive story. Saira Martinez-Robles expressed her delight with the performance. “It was very fun because I got to sing,” she recalls. “I also … Read more »
Spirit Days February 28- Mustache Day March 7-Perkins Spirit Day March 13 (Thursday before Spring Break)-PJ Day March 28-Crazy Hair Day April 4-Perkins Spirit Day April 11-Perkins Spirit Day April 18- Super Hero Day April 25-Perkins Spirit Day May 2- Rainbow Day (5th-RED, 4th-ORANGE, 3rd-YELLOW, 2nd-GREEN, 1st-BLUE, K-PURPLE) May9- Perkins Spirit Day May 16-Crazy Hat … Read more »
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