Edmunds Library is a favorite and busy spot for the classes. Edmunds Librarian Darcy Swesey likes to make the library a sharing experience for the students, encouraging them to improve their reading skills in a fun and creative environment. One way the classes get involved is to have them take turns each week reading to … Read more »
On February 16th a group of Edmunds students attended an Iowa Wild hockey game at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The tickets to the game – as well as new floor hockey equipment and jerseys for the school – were donated to Edmunds by the Iowa Wild organization. For the big game against … Read more »
Edmunds second and third grade students hosted a Parent’s Night in January. The theme was Winter Wonderland and was held on January 16 – the evening that Des Moines had a winter storm “white-out.” Several families still found their way to the event, however! First teachers read the book Snow Globe Family to kick off … Read more »
In Joann Brighi’s first grade classroom the students have been learning about two digit numbers gradually leading into place value. The first graders have been working hard on writing and constructing number and number patters and building their math proficiency. Ms. Brighi then lead the class in a follow up math activity utilizing snowballs to … Read more »
There will be no classes the entire week of February 10 – 14. Classes will resume on Monday, February 17, 2014. This is a great time for students to read their books and color in their pizza slices for every 15 minutes read. We look forward to seeing all students and staff on Monday, February … Read more »
It’s been more than 25 years since DMPS made comprehensive changes to elementary school attendance areas. A lot changes in a quarter of a century, and to better serve students and meet the needs of schools the district is considering new attendance areas for many elementary schools. Click the headline to learn about the plan and share your opinion.