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DMPS Preschool Enrollment

1/5/2017

We are continuing to accept applications for the 2016-17 school year. We will begin to accept applications for the 2017-2018 school year soon. To find out more, click on the image.

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Parents are invited to attend weekly PACT time.

PACT time!

8/10/2016

Calling all parents! Remember, you are invited to Parent and Child Together Time (PACT time) once a week in your child’s classroom. Check with your child’s teacher to find out the day and time of PACT time for his or her classroom. Parent and Child Together time is a weekly chance to join your child for some fun one-on-one learning activities. … Read more »

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Coffee and Connections

8/9/2016

Coffee and Connections– drop in for a cup of coffee and a treat! Once a month, each of our four Early Childhood buildings is hosting a get-together for parents. Parents of preschoolers are invited to stop by for a chance to connect with other parents, connect with the school, and connect with community resources. We will … Read more »

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Head Start Policy Committee

8/7/2016

Des Moines Public Schools has 19 Head Start classrooms; during the first few days of school the parents in each of these classrooms elect representatives to serve on Head Start Policy Committee. Since its start in 1965, Head Start has recognized the value of including parents as full partners in making decisions that concern them, … Read more »

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Join the Community Legislative Action Team

3/8/2016

The DMPS Community Legislative Action Team is made up of parents and other community members who recognize the need for greater awareness of how legislative actions affect our schools, and advocate for policies that increase student success. To be successful, this group needs one thing: YOU. It’s important that the voices of parents, grandparents, community … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Feb 28
Head Start Policy Committee Meeting
Mar 10
All Sites-Spring Break
Mar 28
Head Start Policy Committee Meeting
Apr 25
Head Start Policy Committee Meeting
May 23
Head Start Policy Committee Meeting

EARLY CHILDHOOD ENROLLMENT
P: 515-242-7234
E: janet.riggle@dmschools.org

About DMPS Early Childhood Programs

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Des Moines Public Schools Early Childhood Programs provide quality learning experiences to help promote growth of young children and their families.  We adhere to state and national program standards to achieve our goal of Kindergarten Readiness.

 

 

 

Welcome to the DMPS Preschool website!

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