Archive for August, 2018
August 28th, 2018

Welcome to Orchard Place School!  This is a great place to work and learn!  I feel fortunate for the opportunity to be starting my 24th year at OP School; first as a teacher, then an interventionist and now School Improvement Leader. Our staff are a highly trained, dedicated group of educators, providing rigorous academic instruction while infusing social … Read more »


August 24th, 2018

I am very excited to welcome our students and staff back to another great school year in the Des Moines Public Schools.    We are three schools in one here at Orchard Place School as we serve students in grades four through twelve grade.  We have highly qualified teachers at all grade levels who are … Read more »


August 18th, 2018

Summer School High School PE students were able to experience biking on the bike trails of Des Moines this summer.  We received a generous donation from Variety Club of fifteen bike helmets that helped us provide a real life biking experience for our students.  The Des Moines Bike Collective rented bikes to us for our … Read more »