Fatumata Sanago, a senior at Scavo High School is modeling the vest she made during her Sewing Technology class. The vest will be donated to Scavo’s Community Based Learning class. The CBL class is a special course at Scavo that meets at the State of Iowa Historical Museum and learns about American History and Government … Read more »
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.
Over the weekend Sherri Huff, a Science Teacher at Scavo, completed in and won her age division in the Cy Man Triathlon in Ames. Sherri lists her hobbies as training and competing in triathlons, maybe she should change her hobby to WINNING triathlons. Congratulations Sherri!!
CBL students are researching Civil War era Iowa newspapers in the State Historical Library & Archives of Iowa. The newspapers are over 150 years old and are stored on microfilm. Students are taught why this is the best way to save newspapers and how to use the microfilm by one of the librarians on staff.
Students who attend a Title I school in Des Moines may be eligible for tutoring services at no cost to their family. In order to be eligible students must attend one of the 25 Title I schools in Des Moines and meet low income guidelines. To learn more and to register, click on the headline.
A group of Scavo students met Wednesday, September 17, 2014 for a day long leadership retreat off campus at Farrell’s in Beaverdale. Students worked on leadership skills, defining leadership, and brainstorming ways they can positively impact the school and community environments. One way we explored leadership is by playing with Legos! Our student leaders were … Read more »
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