School News

Edmunds 4th Graders Soak in the Art in Des Moines


On April 13th, fourth graders at Edmunds Elementary took part in the annual fourth grade Art Center Tour. The students and chaperones toured the three buildings that comprise the Art Center on Grand Ave., and also got to explore the Pappajohn Sculpture Park on the second leg of the field trip.  The students were on their best behavior as they looked at the amazing art, much of … Read more »

Edmunds Art Room is Thankful for it’s Generous Supporters!


The Edmunds Art department depends on community support to help provide materials and additional resources for a well rounded art experience. Every year Edmunds students excel in art with the generosity of Edmunds’ friends and family. This year we received drawing pads for all upper level students with contributions made through Donors, as well … Read more »

Edmunds and Monroe “Boys toMen” groups team up to volunteer!


“Boys-to-Men,” is the 5th grade boys leadership boys club at both Edmunds Elementary and Monroe Elementary, headed up by Boys to Men founder, John Hawkins. In March boys from both schools teamed up for up for a volunteer project at Meals for the Heartland. Located in West Des Moines, Meals for the Heartland is a … Read more »

Edmunds Artists ROCK at the DMPS Art Exhibition!


The 2018 Des Moines Public Schools Art Exhibit was a huge success, and Edmunds art students played a part in the great display of talent from all the Des Moines Schools. Edmunds kids from Kindergarten to 5th grade had work displayed the annual exhibition, seven in all. Selecting seven works from hundreds and hundreds of … Read more »

Leonardo Da Vinci visits Edmunds Art


The Edmunds Elementary art room received a special visitor in March, an artist by the name of Leonard Da Vinci. The famous Renaissance genius was in the Edmunds art room for two days of classes, visiting with students and sharing his experiences in art, science, anatomy and many other disciplines that he excelled in. Students asked many questions about Leonardo’s achievements, his many successes, and … Read more »

Edmunds Spirit!


  Edmunds students like to show their class and school spirit, and they take many opportunities to do so. In February the entire school participated in “Color Wars;” each grade level taking part by sporting a certain color for the day. The 4th grade color was blue, and Ms. Hiveley’s 4th grade class took first place, with all 23 … Read more »

Upcoming Events

May 01
School Board Meeting
May 15
School Board Meeting
May 17
Culture Fair
May 25
Wildcat Days (Field Day)
May 28
Memorial Day
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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