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Curious George Causes Commotion at Edmunds!


Curious George Causes Commotion at Edmunds!  May 13th was an exciting day for 2nd and 3rd graders at Edmunds. They were treated to a production of Curious George put on by the KPMG accounting firm. KPMG funds a literacy event called Families for Literacy in conjunction with First Book, providing thousands of books to students each year. Besides watching an … Read more »

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Kindergartners at Edmunds Explore the Earth!


Students in Anna Brousard’s Kindergarten class spent Earth Day learning about our world and the things around it. They began the day learning about the history of Earth Day and brainstorming ways that they could help protect the Earth. After that they made hats that explained many different ways that they could be a “planet protector.” Finally, … Read more »

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Teacher Appreciation Lunch at Edmunds


Edmunds Elementary staff were treated to an extra special lunch by their neighbors at Iowa Methodist Hospital in honor of Teacher Appreciation week. Cheryl Lounsberry, Holly Kearney, Staci Fry along with the Nutrition and Volunteers Services Teams at Iowa Methodist catered a delicious lunch featuring bruschetta chicken, roasted red potatoes, fresh green beans, dinner rolls, cookies … Read more »

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Former NFL Star and Iowa Hawkeye Tim Dwight Visits Edmunds Elementary


Famed NFL 10-year vet and Iowa Hawkeye All-American Tim Dwight paid Edmunds Elementary a visit in April. Tim spoke to the 4th and 5th graders about many of his experiences, including his famous Super Bowl kickoff return touchdown when playing for the Atlanta Falcons, to playing with Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, to running … Read more »

Edmunds Adopt a Shelf Winners

Edmunds Students Keep the School Library Well Organized!


Photo: Edmunds students who were Adopt-A-Shelf winners in March: 3rd grader Suha Ahmed, 4th grader Dol Aden and 5th grader Jayda Dixon   In the 2015-16 school year Edmunds Library Associate Stephanie Avery introduced a student participation program called Adopt-A-Shelf. The purpose of Adopt-A-Shelf is to encourage students to take responsibility and ownership in their … Read more »


Edmunds Students Spell Their Way to Glory!


Edmunds was proud to be represented by three qualifiers for the district spelling bee which includes 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade contestants from all the schools in the district. Edmunds 4th grader Gabe Redfearn made it to the 4th round; Edmunds 3rd grader Biar Biar made it to the 5th round, and 5th grader Emmanuel … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Jun 09
Culture Fair
Jun 14
Wildcat Day: Field Day
Jun 15
Last Day of School
Jun 15
5th Grade Clap-Out
Edmunds takes part in the School Improvement Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

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950 15th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314

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The Edmunds community provides a relevant, engaging and challenging learning environment. Each child attending Edmunds will be equipped to use their experiences in meaningful ways throughout their lives. Read More…

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