School News

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Perkins Singers Show Their Talents

4/28/2016

The Perkins Singers gave an exciting performance this week to the students and staff here at Perkins.  The songs were fabulously performed and even included some beat-boxing! Nice job Perkins Singers.

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Raises Money For Her Alumnus

3/22/2016

A former Perkins student raises money for her elementary school. Lily, a Perkins Alumnus, decided she wanted to do something special. She raised $32.00 at a “spin art booth” that will be donated to help fund a new Perkins playground. Lily wrote, “Merrill is having the Dollar Doing Good project, which is an annual community service … Read more »

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High Tech Meets Visitor Sign-In at Perkins

3/14/2016

At DMPS, we work to ensure that students are receiving a great education in schools that are not only first-rate learning environments, but are also safe and secure. Over the years DMPS has taken many steps to better ensure the safety and well being of our students, staff, parents and visitors. This spring and summer, DMPS will begin implementing an Electronic Visitor Check-In system for parents and visitors. Click on the headline to read more.

Spring Break

Have a Great Spring Break!!

3/12/2016

HAVING FUN AT HOME FOR YOU. BECAUSE THERE IS NO SCHOOL! SPRING BREAK IS HERE YOU SAY! THERE IS NO SCHOOL TODAY?

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Fifith Grade Dance

2/23/2016

It was a marvelous time. The student Council did a first class job on preparing their fifth grade dance. The weather was befitting of a Hawaiian theme.  Our fifth grade student body rocked the house. Every year, Perkins parents sponsors a fifth grade dance. The purpose of the dance is to allow our children to … Read more »

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DMPS Art Show

2/23/2016

Perkins students  look forward to the annual Des Moines Art Show all year (well, at least as far as art class is concerned!). Each child has a piece selected for them by their art teacher (it’s a surprise until the art is mounted). Volunteers help setup students’ art at Capital Square in downtown Des Moines. Art is displayed … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Jul 07
Cultural Night

4301 College, Des Moines, IA 50311
P: 515-242-8430 | F: 515-274-1367
E: perkins@dmschools.org

About Perkins Elementary School

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4301 College, Des Moines, IA 50311

P: 515-242-8430  | E: perkins@dmschools.org 

 

Perkins Academy is a culturally diverse community of high achieving students. Academic Data Teams and student data are the catalyst of Professional development and instruction throughout the year. Read More…

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