News
March 30th, 2015

In spite of the debate about when the school year should start, at DMPS we wonder: when does it end? That’s because activities take place at our schools nearly every day of the year. Click on the image to visit our Summer Programs web page to learn more about our summer offerings, from Metro Kids to meal programs to new sports camps.


March 6th, 2015

Amos Hiatt Middle School will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair March 6th through March 24th  before and after school in the library. The book fair will also be available during Conferences on March 10th and 12th from 4 to 7 PM in the gym. We had a very successful book fair in the fall and were able to add lots of fun new … Read more »


February 18th, 2015

Summer is just around the corner! Des Moines Public Schools is pleased to announce we will once again offer summer programming available at Amos Hiatt Middle School through our 21st Century Community Learning Centers – June 8 through July 17. Hiatt students must register online for 21CCLC and also complete the Boys and Girls Club … Read more »


February 17th, 2015

The chess club tournament final will be on Tuesday, February 17th, between Nick Brumbaugh and Dylan Wood. This picture was taken during the first round of Amos Hiatt Middle School’s chess club tournament.


February 10th, 2015

Starting this week, middle and high school students will be asked to review one new menu item each month. It’s a new program the Central Nutrition Center hopes will engage students in a discussion about nutrition and taste. To see photos of February’s featured item and learn how to give your feedback, click on the image.


February 5th, 2015

Do you like eating free food and winning prizes? Do you like playing games? Do you like creating your own sculptures and flying objects? Do you like using your creations to compete with others? Then make sure you come to our Passport to Fun Night on Tuesday, February 24th from 4 to 6 pm. Join us as we travel through fun!


February 3rd, 2015

If you see one of these cards floating around, you have been the recipient of a Amos Hiatt Random Act of Kindness! Our goal is to have as many kind gestures circulating throughout the city starting with our students and staff. If you receive one of these cards make sure to call the office or post your random … Read more »


February 3rd, 2015

  The Amos Hiatt art students have been working hard and collaborating around five big canvases lately. We are currently working on canvas four of a five piece installation that will be hung in the main office. Thanks to DonorsChoose.org we were able to receive the canvases, easel, paints, etc. The students are loving the … Read more »


February 3rd, 2015

One of our sixth grade students Sean Head was selected as the winner of the Forest Avenue Library MLK Jr. Art and Writing Contest! Sean created his piece to reflect his thoughts on the impact that Martin Luther King Jr. has had on our current reality. Here is his work and a picture of him … Read more »


January 29th, 2015

Tuesday January 27th was Amos Hiatt Middle School’s first-ever Annual Family Game Night. Hiatt hosted over 150 people for a fun-filled evening of games, pizza, and family. Families were playing games together, laughing, and enjoying each other’s company. It was so much fun to watch the kids interact with their families.