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Dr. Metts showed the students a pertussis simulation.

HS Health Careers Class Visits Des Moines University

by Mary Owens, High School CNA Teacher | Thursday, January 1, 2015

On Tuesday, December 2, the high school students enrolled in the Health Careers Academy had an experience they will never forget.  Students traveled to Des Moines University and were provided with some very unique hands-on learning opportunities.  First, students attended a lecture by Dr. Michael Metts, who called upon students to . . .

8th Grade Parent Night Scheduled for January 21

The registration process for the 2015-2016 academic school year at Southeast Polk High School is fast approaching.  As the parent/guardian of a prospective ninth grade student, it is certain that you are anticipating your child's . . . read more

Project Fresh Start Provides Prom Dresses

January 2, 2015

Want to free up some space in your closet? Project Fresh Start’s prom dress giveaway can help. Bring the prom dresses you no longer need to the high school office (7945 NE University), and they will be distributed to students who . . . read more

More Than a Trend

SEP High School weaves promising futures with textiles and design classes

by Julie Eslick | January 1, 2015

Teaching and learning about fashion has come a long way since the days of every student making the same project in a slightly different color of fabric. Interweaving technology, history, and more, the fashion industry has become a complex . . . read more

Career and College Readiness (CCR) Conferences at SEP High School

Southeast Polk High School announces a new opportunity for all parents and students grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 - college and career readiness conferences. The CCR conference format will replace the January conference formerly known . . . read more

Fishing for Knowledge: High School Students Raise Barramundi

by Julie Eslick | December 1, 2014

Aquaculture and agriculture – these words have a similar meaning, but we all know that “aqua” relates to water. So what are two Southeast Polk High School ag students doing that brings up the word “aquaculture”? . . . read more

HS Students Learn about College Writing Expectations

by Julie Eslick | December 1, 2014

This November, students of college prep writing classes at Southeast Polk High School had the opportunity to learn about college life and what it takes to succeed in college writing classes when Iowa State University Professor Christiana . . . read more

2015-16 High School Registration Guide is Now Available

November 25, 2014

The 2015-16 High School Registration Guide has been approved by the school board and is now available for viewing. Click here to view the guide.     Please see below for highlights:    Current . . . read more

Instructional Model Takes Shape at the High School

by Carol Von Tersch and Katie Henry | November 11, 2014

With the school year quickly approaching the end of the first semester, the teacher leadership model has rapidly made an impact.  With over 2000 students and 120 teachers, there are great things happening at the high school every period . . . read more

NCRC Exam Predicts Workplace Success for SEP Students

National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) - Results from Spring 2014 Pilot

October 3, 2014

Seventy-five (75) students in Business, Health Occupations, and Agriculture Education took the National Career Readiness exam at Southeast Polk High School in the Spring.   The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) is a . . . read more

Student Driver Permit

Minor School Permit

Student Driver Permit applications begin in the front office of the high school.  Students must bring their Driver Education Certificate and current permit to the office.  We have the DOT forms and will also generate the necessary . . . read more

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