School News


PBIS: Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports


At Edmunds, positive behavior in the classroom and the hallways are rewarded with monthly celebrations for those who achieve an affirmative rating for the month.  Known as the PBIS (Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports) celebration, the students look forward to a fun and healthy reward, such as the last PBIS Celebration in October where they … Read more »


Edmunds Joins in Statewide Health Walk


Thank you to all of the students, staff and community members who joined us for the Edmunds annual health walk. According to the 2013 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, Iowa is #10 in the nation when it comes to being physically, emotionally, and mentally healthy. Click on the image to see more photos.


DMPS, Parks & Rec Partner for Basketball


Des Moines Parks and Recreation and Des Moines Public Schools are partnering to offer a youth basketball league for the 2014-2015 season. The program is for students in grades 1st through 7th. The registration deadline is October 17 and fees are $50 per student or $450 per team. Click the image to learn more and register to play.


Edmunds 4th Grade News


In Katie Keyser’s 4th grade classroom theirs is a buzz about their new technology! They are using their new Epson Projector every day to learn new skills, both during whole group math as well as other subjects. This projector creates an interactive white board in the classroom; on it students can write, draw, highlight and … Read more »


K/1 Family Activity Night


Join us for fun filled family night!  Families of K/1 Students are invited to come to Edmunds for Math and Reading Activities. The night will kick off with a performance in the gym at 5:00 pm.  Students and families will then break into groups to participate in math and reading activities. A snack will be … Read more »


What’s for Lunch? Ask the DMPS Mobile App


You can now find out what’s for breakfast and lunch at every school on every day of the year. You can even find out nutritional information. Just visit the Dining section on the new DMPS Mobile App. If you don’t yet have the app, click the header to download it for Apple or Android and learn more about its many features.

Upcoming Events

Oct 24
EQ Day: No School for Students
Oct 28
K/1 Parent Activity Night
Nov 13
4th & 5th Grade Parent/Activity Night
Nov 26
No School
Nov 27
Thanksgiving Holiday: No 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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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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