School News

Congratulations 5th Grade Students

12/11/2017

What a positive inspiration of poetry Perkins students shared with their audience yesterday. Students like Charlie, Chloe, Ava, Reggie, Kellen, Helen, Olivia and Luke had such deep feeling and emotions that came out in their written word in the form of poetry. Reggie had an entire page he wanted to share. He wants to share it with the class … Read more »

Perkins Singer Field Trip To Perform At Drake

12/3/2017

The Perkins Singers will be taking a field trip to Drake University to perform at the Drake basketball game on Tuesday, December 5th.  The students will be attending the basketball game from 9:45am to 1:30pm. We know they will represent Perkins with Pride!

Second-Grade Music Concert

12/3/2017

The Second-Grade Music Program is this Thursday, December 7th.  The students will perform for the school at 10:00am, in the gym, and seating for parents will be limited during this time.  The performance for parents will be in the evening of December 7th at 5:30pm at MERRILL MIDDLE SCHOOL.

Third-Grade Watch the Iowa Wild!

11/12/2017

The Third-Grade recently went on a field trip to the Iowa Wild. The students watched the Iowa Wild play hockey. This was a great field trip which rewarded the students for their hard work at school for the last few months and they were able to see teamwork in action!

Kidergarten/First-Grade Music Program

11/12/2017

The Kindergarten and First-Grade Music Program is this Thursday, November 16th.  The students will perform for the school at 10:00am and seating for parents will be limited during this time.  The performance for parents will be in the evening of November 16th at 5:30pm.  Both performances will be in the Perkins gym.  Kindergarten and First-Grade … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Dec 12
School Board Meeting
Dec 22
Winter Recess – No School
Dec 25
Holiday – Offices Closed
Dec 29
Holiday – Offices Closed
Jan 01
Holiday – Offices Closed

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4301 College, Des Moines, IA 50311

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