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Battle of the Books


​ ​​Edmunds had six students competing in Battle of the Books this year. They were excited to participate and all walked away with ribbons and winning smiles! The returning 3rd and 4th graders who participated also came to understand the true importance of reading all the assigned books, because it will make the battle even … Read more »


DMPS Offers Free Summer Meal Program


DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.

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Students Create Mural


Wednesday Art classes at Edmunds are focused on the creation of a mural located on the second floor. The 24 foot long/12 foot high mural has been planned and executed by Edmunds students and Edmunds art teacher David Borzo. The Wednesday art project is being executed over the three trimesters of the school year: the … Read more »

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Edmunds 4th Graders Bowl a Victory!


The alleys were crowded with traffic on Thursday. Not the asphalted alleys between downtown buildings but the kind covered in hard wood and varnish, as more than 350 elementary students took part in the first DMPS district bowling tournament. The fifth grade students at Edmunds placed second over all and the 4th graders brought home … Read more »


Writing is in Full Bloom


Mrs. Tigges’s Kindergarten class has been busy developing writing skills this Spring. The have come a long way in their writing! Currently the kindergarteners are working hard to understand the difference between asking a question and answering a question. They are enjoying the process of interviewing classmates, and they get new partners and new questions … Read more »


Diabetes Busters Visit Edmunds 4th Graders


Edmunds Elementary hosted the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in March, who were at the school to present an educational program for the 4th graders about Diabetes, nutrition and exercise.  The ADA shares this program with 4th graders all over the district, teaching students about taking better care of their bodies and help prevent diabetes. The … Read more »

Upcoming Events

May 01
EC3 Celebration
May 01
Popcorn Day
May 18
Snow Make-Up Day
May 19
May Intercession
Jun 18
Last Day of School
Edmunds takes part in the School Improvement Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

About Edmunds Elementary School


950 15th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314

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