School News

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Win-Win Collaboration for RVM and East

5/21/2017

Gloria Gallegos is one of our students who loves chocolate milk. Her occupational therapist wanted to find a way that she could enjoy it on her own, so he roughed out an idea that found its way to a Computer Aided Design class at East, where a student took on the challenge of turning the idea into reality, designing and manufacturing a custom milk carton holder. Click the headline to find out how Gloria enjoyed a nice, cold chocolate milk … all on her own.

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School Bell Time Survey

4/7/2017

Here is the link to the survey regarding the new bell time change the district is proposing for next year. Please take a moment to complete the survey so that your voices concerning your students will be taken into consideration before a decision is made. Click on the image to be redirected to the survey.

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Basketball Jamboree-New Date

2/6/2017

Date:     FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 Time:  Doors open at 5:30pm Tip off: 6:00pm Place: Roosevelt High School Gym-4419 Center St There will also be a raffle and silent auction. Tickets can be purchased at the door.          

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Spring Conferences

2/6/2017

February 28 from 4:15 to 7:45pm March 2 from 4:15 to 7:45pm

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RVM Registration

9/12/2016

Don’t forget to register your student.  If you have questions about registration, please call our office.  

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Earning the Medals in Ames!

5/31/2016

Pictured:  Women’s Swim Winners:  Denisse Montano, Melissa Gerard, Po Meh and Dani  Craven.   Ruby Van Meter students scored big at the Iowa Special Olympics bringing home many medals! Our Field Event athletes earned 7 Gold, 9 Silver and 6 Bronze medals. They also brought home 12 ribbons for 4th—7th place. Swimmers rocked a total … Read more »

Upcoming Events

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P: 515-242-8220 | F: 515-242-8223
E: vanmeter@dmschools.org

About Ruby Van Meter School

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710 28th Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

P: 515-242-8220 | E: vanmeter@dmschools.org 

 

Ruby Van Meter was established in 1973 as special school that serves secondary students that have significant intellectual disabilities.  Read More…

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