American Literature

Students in English 3 at Scavo High School are doing excellent work in their analysis of American Literature. Through their studies, they are learning why students are asked to learn about American culture by studying American Literature. In …

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Did you know?

CBL students learned how to use the resources, including books, files, maps and microfilm at the State of Iowa Historical Museum Library. Did you know that in 1882 the Iowa State Fair Grounds were west of Woodland Cemetery? …

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Donated Books!

Popular author, Heather Gudenkauf, recently  donated several copies of her New York Times Best Sellers to Scavo High School’s English Department.  The books are very popular among the students in Patty Guevara’s Individualized Reading and Greg Schmida’s English …

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Optimist Youth Lunch

Two Scavo students were recognized by the Des Moines Metro Area Optimist yesterday. Felipe Sandoval and Raini VanGundy were selected by Scavo staff. Both students are model students and citizens in the community. Both are on track to …

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Robotics

Scavo’s robotics team placed 9th out of 24 teams at the regional qualifying event in October. The team of Josh Gardener and Zach Hunt had a great time competing and held their own against teams of 6 people. …

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Spirit Week Door Decorating Contest

High School had a door decorating contest as part of “Spirit Week”. Advisory students worked together to come up with designs and create their unique displays.  Some advisories really went “all out” including strobe lights, fog machines and …

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Letters to the Troops

During the first week of November, English 10 students at Scavo High School wrote letters to our soldiers. The purpose was two-fold: learn how to write a friendly letter with strong voice and reach out with interesting news …

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