School News

Edmunds 3rd Grade Letters

Third Graders Correspond with the White House!


Miss Nygaard’s third grade class at Edmunds Elementary recently learned about the art of letter-writing. The students focused on correctly addressing a letter, starting the letter with a greeting, sharing information, asking questions and concluding with an appropriate closing. Students practiced by writing to each other, their parents and other teachers about various issues. As … Read more »

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Edmunds students learn on and off the court


Edmunds students learn on and off the court Dozens of Edmunds Students from 1st through 5th grades participated in the 2015-16 YMCA Basketball Season, with games held Saturdays at the Grubb YMCA. The YMCA of Greater Des Moines provided sponsorship for many the teams, the students learning the fundamentals of the game, the importance of of personal effort and the rewards … Read more »

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Yoga starts up Edmunds students every day!


Edmunds students start every day with Yoga routines in the classroom, helping students and staff to prepare for the day’s learning and work. Ms. Feuerbach’s 5th grade class took it one stretch further one Friday in December by inviting a local Yoga teacher into their classroom to help her class practice more advanced breathing techniques and poses. The … Read more »


Edmund’s 5th Grader Wins Art Award


Many Edmunds students participated in the Forest Avenue Library art and writing contest, sponsored as a part of the Library honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The competition was open to all schools in Des Moines. Edmunds is proud of all the artwork that was created by our students, and excited also … Read more »

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Edmunds Students at the Nutcracker


The entire Edmunds Elementary student body went to see The Nutcracker Suite at Hoyt Sherman Auditorium in December,  performed by the Ballet Des Moines. Luckily, Edmunds is located so close to Hoyt Sherman Place that the classes were able to walk with this year’s mild December weather! The Edmunds students did a great job representing … Read more »

Kinder Chairs

New Exercise Ball Chairs for Kindergarten!


Students in Miss Brousard’s Kindergarten class at Edmunds are enjoying their new exercise ball chairs, a fantastic donation made by the Neighborhood Investment Corporation (or NIC). The chairs were purchased for all three Kindergarten classes at Edmunds and they are a huge success in the classroom. The chairs are designed to help students stay focused as … Read more »

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