School News

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New School Hours Beginning in August


Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 8:30 AM to 3:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.

Brother 2 Brother Volunteers


Our B2B group volunteered at Meals for the Heartland event on Aug. 30th 2017. Our students helped package over 150 meal bags. Great job guys!

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School Board Election Date


Des Moines Public School Board Election will be held on Tuesday, September 12th. Polls open at 7:00am and close at 8:00pm.

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Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers


Our students have enough to carry around! Opportunities in the community will now be available via Virtual Backpack for Des Moines Public Schools. Read about student-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

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Attention: Incoming 7th Grade Students


Before starting 7th grade in the fall, students must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of a meningitis vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes in the fall. As of Aug. 1, 11% of Hiatt students do not have the vaccination. Click the headline to read more about what is needed, and where students can find assistance meeting this requirement.

Sign Up for Athletics!


Make sure you get your son or daughter signed up for a sport. Kids who are in sports usually do better in the classroom and have better attendance.   Fall Sports: Start Now 8th Grade Football 7th & 8th Grade Volleyball 7th & 8th Grade Cheerleading   All athletes must have an up to date … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Mar 20
School Board Meeting
Mar 30
No School – Professional Development Day
Apr 3
School Board Meeting
Apr 11
Kindergarten Sign-Up
Apr 17
School Board Meeting

1430 East University Avenue
P: 515-242-7774 | F: 515-323-8653

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Hiatt Gear Website:

Atte Parents and Hiatt Supporters: Show your support for Hiatt Middle School with our Hiatt Gear Website. Adults can purchase various clothing items.

These items are NOT dress code items. Students would only be able to wear these items off-campus.


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About Hiatt Middle School

1430 E. University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50316

P: 515-242-7774     F: 515-323-8653 | E:


Amos Hiatt Middle School has a rich tradition as a community school. We strive to provide a quality education with high expectations for teaching and learning, dedicated to the safety, social and emotional well being of all. Read More…

Welcome to Amos Hiatt Middle School where the students, staff, and families work together to create a positive environment.

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