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Edmunds Kindergartners show thanks


Edmunds Kindergarten Teacher Jodie Enos led her students through a special crafts project for some very special people in their school lives at Edmunds. In honor of Thanksgiving and for being thankful, the Kindergartners wanted to create something to show thanks specifically for their specials teachers, small group teachers and the school nurse. It took … Read more »

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Edmunds Student donate artistic talent for Thanksgiving, partnering with Aging Resources of Central Iowa


This Thanksgiving home bound older adults around the Des Moines area benefited from the thoughtful efforts of Edmunds Elementary art students. As a Thanksgiving community service project, the students partnered with Aging Resources of Central Iowa to provide art and holiday sentiments on greeting cards. Students from grades 2-5 worked on decorating the Thanksgiving cards, … Read more »


‘Momster’ Author Visits Edmunds


Edmunds 2nd grade students were treated to a special quest visit by local author Laura Jensen-Kimball. She is the author of the book Momster and shared with the students how she came up with the idea for the story and the process she went through to write it.  The students were very excited to hear … Read more »

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Edmunds 4th Graders go Wild!


On November 5th Edmunds 4th grade students attended a special Iowa Wild Hockey exhibition at Wells Fargo Arena in downtown Des Moines.  The Iowa Wild hockey team put on a “Wild About Education School Day” game, an educational visit for many schools and hundreds of students in the area. The Wild turned Wells Fargo Arena … Read more »

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Edmunds 2nd Graders put good citizenship to work!


This fall Edmunds Elementary students and teachers have been discussing what it means to be a good citizen in their daily morning yoga sessions. In Mr. Dolan’s 2nd grade class they have also been looking for ways to put that idea to work, discussing what they could do to be good citizens and to contribute … Read more »

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Edmunds Football Players Score!


Many students from Edmunds Elementary played full contact football in The Inner City Urban Development Sports League (I.C.U.D.) this fall. Providing the inner city of Des Moines with it’s own sports league, I.C.U.D. works in association with the Amateur Athletic Union. The 3rd through 5th graders from Edmunds and other area schools played on Saturdays at … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Dec 10
K & 1st Grade Parent Activity Night
Dec 23
Winter Break
Jan 08
1st Civic Center: Goodnight Moon and the Run Away Bunny
Mar 09
Spring Conferences
Mar 10
Spring Conferences
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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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…

The Edmunds community provides a relevant, engaging and challenging learning environment.

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