News
October 23rd, 2014

Amos Hiatt Middle School started a book club for sixth graders. Due to the tremendous turnout, the book club is split into three sections of roughly 20 students. The clubs meet Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays during lunch time. The students eat lunch, read the selected book, and discuss their reading.


October 20th, 2014

On Thursday October 16th, Amos Hiatt Middle School SWAT students went on a field trip to Wells Fargo Arena to watch the Denver Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors Preseason NBA game. SWAT is Amos Hiatt Middle School’s leadership team. SWAT stands for Students Working with Administrators and Teachers. The purpose of this group is to promote positive student behavior … Read more »


October 17th, 2014

Amos Hiatt Middle School will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair October 16th through October 29th before and after school in the library. The book fair will also be available during Conferences on October 21st and 23rd from 4 to 7 PM outside the gym. This is the first time in several years that Amos Hiatt Middle … Read more »


October 10th, 2014

The organizations, Rebuilding Together and Meredith Corporation, have so graciously donated a food pantry to Amos Hiatt Middle School. The food pantry was built, decorated, and supplied with food and hygiene supplies for Hiatt families in need. Please contact the office if your family is in need of food, hygiene supplies, etc.


October 10th, 2014

Des Moines Parks and Recreation and Des Moines Public Schools are partnering to offer a youth basketball league for the 2014-2015 season. The program is for students in grades 1st through 7th. The registration deadline is October 17 and fees are $50 per student or $450 per team. Click the header to learn more and register to play.


October 1st, 2014

Go, Hurricanes!!! Check out Hiatt’s Monday night football and cheerleading highlight video. Our student athletes are doing some amazing things both in and out of the classroom. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edPvREUNGxw&feature=youtu.be


September 26th, 2014

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.


September 19th, 2014

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.


September 18th, 2014

Amos Hiatt Middle School will soon have a more secure main entrance.  The district is in the process of installing a system that will keep the front doors locked throughout the day.  When a visitor arrives to the building, they will need to press the appropriate button to contact the office.  Visitors trying to contact … Read more »


September 17th, 2014

If you haven’t noticed, Hiatt windows are being revitalized! Over the last month, many of the windows around the building have been replaced. It may take the next month to eventually replace all of the windows in the building. The workers are moving room by room replacing the old windows with modern, new black windows. Take a minute to admire … Read more »