The Edmunds Elementary staff met for a busy day of training in June to prepare for a new program, “Yoga 4 Classrooms,” an innovative program for improving student’s physical, emotional and comprehension skills. Click on the image to learn more about it.
East High will again be the site of the Jumpstart Back-to-School Health Fair, held this year on Saturday, July 26 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Sponsored by the Polk County Health Department and Des Moines University, the event offers free physicals and other health services for students in grades K-12. Click the image for more details.
Edmunds opened with great fanfare in 2013 and Principal Rittman and the Edmunds Elementary staff set high expectations for all of their students as they started school in their new building. As academic year 2013-2014 draws to a close, click on the image to read Principal Rittman’s thoughts about the first year.
Edmunds Elementary 5th graders sang a new pop song and danced an old folk dance for the 4th grade class and their parents before being applauded by the entire student body as they left the building for a picnic. Today brought the school year at Edmunds to a close. Click the image to see more photos of their celebration.
Edmunds Elementary girls from grades 3rd through 5th grade participated in the “Girls on the Run” 5K at Raccoon River Park. The Girls on the Run club had met twice a week for 10 weeks at Edmunds to prepare for this event. Each week they would run, play games and do activities promoting a healthy … Read more »
This is an exciting time in Miss Fort’s second grade classroom. It’s a great time to see the students so motivated and enthusiastic about the progress that they have made. In the Spring, the class continued to work on and review all their reading comprehension skills, and the class made tremendous growth in other disciplines … Read more »