School News


Edmunds Students go WILD


On November 10th, Edmunds 3rd and 4th grade students attended a special Iowa Wild Hockey game at Wells Fargo Arena in downtown Des Moines.  The Iowa Wild hockey team put on a “Wild About Education School Day” game, an exciting exhibition and an educational visit for thousands of students from Des Moines Public Schools and … Read more »

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Girls on the Run take on the 5-K


Seventeen girls in 3rd-5th grades reached their goal of running a 5K on November 12, 2016 with the Girls on the Run program! The girls spent the last 10 weeks participating in team-building and empowerment activities while building up their endurance to complete a 5K run. The team was coached by Mrs. Moore, the counselor … Read more »

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2nd Graders Create!


Mrs. Mauren’s second graders were so excited when they got to conduct their first science experiment of the school year.  After learning about properties of matter, the scientists were presented with a question:  how could they design a hat that would protect their face and neck from the sun?  Keeping the properties of matter in … Read more »

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Junior ROTC at Edmunds!


Mrs. Webb’s 1st grade class at Edmunds Elementary enjoyed an afternoon of reading and writing with special guests from Des Moines Public Schools Central Campus’ Junior ROTC (JROTC) program. The “Red Bull Battalion” is comprised of students from Des Moines high Schools, as well as surrounding area high schools including Urbandale, Ankeny and Van Meter. … Read more »


Health and Fun at Edmunds Elementary


On October 5th all the students and many teachers at Edmunds Elementary participated in the Iowa Healthiest State Annual Walk, joining thousands across Iowa who were encouraged to walk or run for at least 30 minutes during the day. The Healthiest State Initiative is driven by the goal of making Iowa the healthiest state in the … Read more »

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Edmunds Kindergartners Study Nature!


Students in Ms. Brousard’s Kindergarten class at at Edmunds Elementary spent time in early October studying  the natural world around them. After learning about earthworms in class, the students headed outside to put their knowledge to good use. They knew that the worms would not survive on the blacktop since lunch and recess was coming … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Dec 08
K/1 Grade Parent Activity Night
Dec 23
Winter Break – no school
Dec 23
No School - Winter Recess
Dec 26
Holiday – offices closed
Dec 30
Holiday – offices closed
Edmunds takes part in the School Improvement Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

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