Free Arabic Summer Program

STARTALK 2014: Summer Arabic Program at Lincoln High School runs June 9 – 27. The class is open to all DMPS 8th grade and high school students. Learn to read and communicate in Arabic and make comparisons between Arabic cultures, your own culture and the dominant culture in the United States. Click the headline for more information.

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St. John Wins Rotary Scholarship

Lindsey St. John was one of six Des Moines Public Schools seniors to win an $8,000 Rotary Club of Des Moines scholarship to the school of her choice. St. John told the club she will attend DMACC and study Business and Graphic Design. “My dream is to have my own successful business someday,” she said. Click the headline to read more about the scholarship.

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Kickboxing

Spring is finally here, and SCAVO P.E. department is taking full advantage of the weather as we wind down the year.  As the weather has improved we are getting outside for a Flag Football Unit where the students …

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“Where I’m From”

Scavo students in the Creative Writing classes have been working on, “Where I am From” poems modeled from the poem by George Ella Lyon.  Their poems are to be displayed in the Scavo Showcase on March 27, 2014. …

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Loom and Weave

Sarah Skidmore, a student teacher from Drake, teaches senior Jamaya Harris  how to set up a loom and weave.  She shared examples of her own personal weaving projects and Jamaya learned about the history of weaving through a …

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“Good Samaritans”

Ginger Blanchard, school nurse at Scavo High School spoke to students in the Personal Development and Health class about First Aid.  She began with an explanation and discussion about the “Good Samaritan Law.”  This law states that a …

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Steve Peters Wins Award

On April 10th, Scavo High School Social Studies teacher was presented with the Iowa Association of Alterative Education Hall of Fame Award.  Steve Peters has spent his entire career in alternative education.  He has served on the IAAE …

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Math Department

April and May will be extra-busy months at Scavo High School. One of our Scavo “SmartGoals” is to graduate 97 students, and many students are working hard so they are ready to graduate on May 23rd and help …

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