Des Moines Public Schools has announced four new principals starting in the 2015-16 school year, including at Cattell Elementary School. Tiona Sandbulte, the school improvement leader at Harding Middle School, will be joining Cattell as our new principal next July. Click the headline to meet all of the new principals at DMPS.
Des Moines Parks and Recreation and Des Moines Public Schools are partnering to offer a youth basketball league for the 2014-2015 season. The program is for students in grades 1st through 7th. The registration deadline is October 17 and fees are $50 per student or $450 per team. Click the image to learn more and register to play.
You can now find out what’s for breakfast and lunch at every school on every day of the year. You can even find out nutritional information. Just visit the Dining section on the new DMPS Mobile App. If you don’t yet have the app, click the header to download it for Apple or Android and learn more about its many features.
Ten Cattell Elementary students pose for a photo outside the school on Meet the Teacher Night. The students and their parents explored classrooms, warmed up to their new teachers and picked out a free book! Let’s keep those smiles and have a terrific 2014-2015 academic year! Click on the image to see more photos.
The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with Cattell and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.
Students at 35 Des Moines schools and three learning centers can now eat breakfast and lunch at no cost because of a special U.S. Dept. of Agriculture program targeting high poverty schools throughout the U.S. The move will ensure students are focused on learning and not on hunger. To see a list of schools and learn more about the program, click on the image.
Students at 19 elementary schools, including Cattell Elementary, will adjust their schedule by 10 minutes this fall. It’s a move that will give bus drivers much needed time to get from school to school. Click on the image to read more about how the small time change will improve student safety and save the district hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities today announced the expansion of the Turnaround Arts initiative. Cattell Elementary School joins Findley, Harding, Madison and Oak Park schools in this program to use the arts as a tool to improve education. Click the headline to read more about this major development for five Northside schools.
Monday, May 19 was the annual field day at Cattell Elementary. The students had a great time getting to exercise and play outdoors.
A beautiful piano recital at Cattell Elementary. Our students PLUS one Cattell alumni did a great job. Congratulations and thank you for sharing the fruits of all of your hard work.