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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 »

The Boys 2 Men groups from Edmunds and Monroe team up for helping the community

Edmunds Boys Club gives back to the Community


On March 23rd the Edmunds Elementary and Monroe Elementary 5th grade boys clubs, “Boys-2-Men” teamed up for a project in order to pay back something to their community. The boys took a working field trip to Meals from the Heartland in West Des Moines for an afternoon of packing meals for those in need. Donning … Read more »


Students, Staff Prepare for Severe Weather


Anna Brousard reviewed the tornado drill procedure with her kinder-garten class at Edmunds Elementary School this morning. Then at 10:15 AM, when the sirens sounded, her class moved to the school’s tornado-safe location and crouched quietly until the drill was over. As part of National Severe Weather Awareness Week Edmunds and other elemen-tary schools around the district participated in the Statewide Tornado Drill to ensure student safety. Click on the image to see photos.

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Edmunds Kindergarten Class Learns about Turtles!


Miss Brousard’s  kindergarten class at Edmunds has spent the past few weeks learning about different animals. They had the chance to Skype with a veterinarian at The Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Florida. The Turtle Hospital takes in sick or injured turtles and helps them get well enough to return to the ocean. Each student prepared … Read more »

Upcoming Events

May 02
May Intercession
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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