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are two directly related to the safety of our students. The School
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Develop respectful, responsible learners
through a rigorous curriculum
in a caring, diverse community
note: This web site will not be updated or maintained throughout
the summer months. New updates will occur in August. Please refer
to our ERMS
Facebook page for updates and announcements for the 2014-2015
to another wonderful school year! We are proud to send our 8th grade
graduates on to high school with the knowledge they gained at ERMS!
Remember: Once a Raptor, ALWAYS a Raptor!
...and mark your calendar for July 28! That's when REGISTRATION
for the 2014-2015 school year begins!
Also, when you are ready to start buying new supplies, click on
the notebook icon to the right! It will take you directly to the
to School web page for DCSD!
MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) testing is rapidly approaching.
Mrs. Watson would like you to click
here to become more informed!
On March 20th,
five Roosevelt students travelled to Des Moines to participate in
the State Math Counts Competition. Tessa K., Joyce S., Marcy A.,
Dottie A., and Casey N. participated in three rounds of testing
amongst the top 24 teams in the state of Iowa. As a team they placed
6th and Tessa K. placed 22nd as an individual. The students had
a wonderful time with fellow mathletes from George Washington Middle
School and enjoyed satisfaction in solving some incredibly challenging
6th grade Basketball Schedules Hot off the Presses! Click
Track Schedule Hot off the Presses! Click
7-1 & 7-2
Language Arts Newscasts!
grade language arts students in Houses 7-1 & 7-2 work with their
teachers Mr. Konrardy, Mrs. Stackis, & Mrs. Stanner to create
current events newscasts! They wrote the script, developed the stories,
found videos, and taped it in our very own television studio! Using
real life skills and applying it to their language art lessons! 21st
Century Skills at it's finest!
will be AMAZED at the talent that is in our Jazz Band! Sit back, relax,
and enjoy the sounds of EXCELLENCE!
you spell C-H-A-M-P-I-O-N-S?
to the following students who placed in the top 7 in the School Spelling
Bee! Carter S. (School Champion), Kara M., Brian D., Grant D., Rahul
M, Sharik K. and alternate Bryan K. They will now move on to the Sectional
Spelling Bee in January at Clarke University!
VERY important message!
is proud to announce that you can now access our daily RTV News Announcements
right here! You will be able to see the whole student production of
our daily shows, to keep you informed about EVERYTHING ERMS! Click here or
on the RTV icon!
you are have not "liked" the ERMS Facebook Page yet, then
you are missing out on lots of daily photos like this one! Here, two
6th graders get into the spirit of Miracle Week and particpate in
80s Day! Click LIKE on the ERMS
Facebook page to get daily updates!
school GeoBee will take place on December 17 at 1:00 pm in the auditorium.
The top ten students from the qualification test will compete against
each other on this date.Who will be our GeoBee Champion??!! Come
watch and see! Contact Mrs.
Watson for further details!
Visits ERMS 8th Graders!
member of the Iowa House of Representatives visited our 8th graders!
Times Town Skits
Ripperger's 7th grade history students collaborated and created educational
skits on life in the Medieval Times. Each group had a different catergory
to develop a lesson on.
on the photos to see just 2 of the over 30 skits! Or
click here to pick the ones you want to see!
is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Photo by Maddy
Wagner, Hempstead Yearbook Staff
Cancer has hit the ERMS Family very closely. Our beloved, Mrs. Hilby
(House 8-2, SS teacher) was diagnosed with breast cancer last March.
She has been a inspiration to both students and staff through her
courageous battle. She was the guest speaker at the Dbq Senior &
Hempstead Volleyball Pink Out game. Click on the video to hear about
her fight against this disease.
Mrs. Molony &
some 8th graders gather around Eleanor Roosevelt to celebrate her
birthday! Students reflected on the life of our school's namesake.
Mrs. Roosevelt even had a birthday hat!
out our AMAZING Marching Band! Under the direction of Mr. Norman,
they impressed the crowd in the Labor Day Parade!
Volleyball Raptors are looking strong and fierce! Click here to see the photos
from the season!
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Look how tough our Football Raptors are! Click here!
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STATE TREE WOODLAND WALK
Putting down roots for the future. Environmentally minded
ERMS students had the opportunity to take part in a a service project
last week where they assisted with planting
80 trees at the Mines of Spain.
8-1 travels back in time to meet the Founding Fathers! What??!!! Click
Day Assembly! Awards, Pep Talks & Garbage Talk! Click
out our brand new Raptors and their first day of 6th grade!
will make your day! We have launched our Group Page on Facebook!
Other DCSD schools have done this and have found it extremely helpful
in parent communication! Principal Lass thought this would be a
great way to provide up to the minute information! Click on the
logo, log into your Facebook account, and join the fun! Our updates
will appear in your Facebook News Feed!