School News

Healthiest State Walk A Runaway Success At Edmunds!


On Wednesday, October 3rd  the students (and many of the staff!) took advantage of the sunny and warm weather as they participated in the Iowa Healthiest State Annual Walk. Iowans across the state were encouraged to walk or run for at least 30 minutes Wednesday, an initiative driven by the goal of making Iowa the healthiest state in the nation. There … Read more »

Edmunds Teachers and Students Ready for Conferences!


Students and teachers are getting ready for Parent-Teacher conferences this week, on October 3rd and 4th. Conferences will be from 1:30-7:30 on Wednesday, and 2:50-7:00 on Thursday. There will be 7 translators speaking 6 different languages to help connect families and teachers. Edmunds teachers will meet with 100% of the schools’ parents – a goal they have … Read more »

Edmunds 2018 Family Night A Super Hero Success!


Edmunds students and their families gathered at the school on Thursday night, September 30th, to celebrate Family Fun Night 2018! The theme for the night was “Superheros” and every student felt like a superhero for the evening as they participated in the Bake Walk, Game Walk, and Pop Walk. The students and families also enjoyed dinner in the cafeteria, having their photos … Read more »

United Way and Edmunds 3rd graders team up for literacy!


On Tuesday, September 11th over 20 volunteers from the United Way of Central Iowa visited Edmunds Elementary to read with the 3rd grade students. Event coordinator Pat Steele shared that this annual interaction with Edmunds students is an exciting project for the volunteers. It is always an exciting time for the students – and this year did not disappoint!  Volunteers and students worked together … Read more »

Edmunds 4th and 5th graders hit the field with the Riders Football Club!


4th and 5th graders from Edmunds Elementary have been hitting the gridiron this fall, participating in the Rider Football Club, which is part of the Mid-Iowa Youth Football League. Rider Club Football is a youth tackle football development program that provides teams for all levels of players. On Sunday September 9th the Little Riders took … Read more »

Thanks from Edmunds Teachers!


Edmunds teachers were surprised this last week with the gift of classroom supplies from the United Way of Central Iowa and our Labor Union. They combined forces to create a special “packing event” for the staff in celebration of Labor Day! The result was a special delivery on Friday, prepared and packed by volunteers. Each … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Oct 16
School Board Meeting
Oct 24
Picture Retakes
Oct 25
Staff Development – No School
Nov 06
School Board Meeting
Nov 20
School Board Meeting
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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