4th Grade

Katie Hiveley

4th Grade Teacher

E: katherine.hiveley@dmschools.org


My name is Katherine Hiveley and I graduated from Iowa State University in 2015 with a BA in Elementary Education. This is my fourth year teaching fourth grade at Edmunds. I love our school and our students, go Wildcats! When I'm not at school I enjoy being with family and friends. My daughter and I love exploring new places and being outdoors!

Katie Keyser

4th Grade Techer

E: katie.keyser@dmschools.org


My name is Katie Keyser and I graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2009 with a BA in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. This is my ninth year of teaching fourth grade! I am married and have two children, Addison-6 and Elliott-4.  I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. When together we like to ride bikes, go fishing, and play at parks!

Laura Olson

4th Grade Teacher

E: laura.olson@dmschools.org


My name is Laura Olson. I am very excited to move to fourth grade this year. This is my eleventh year teaching for Des Moines Public Schools, and my fourth year at Edmunds. I graduated from Iowa State University with my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education endorsed in Reading.  I also received my Masters in Educational Leadership from Iowa State. My husband and I have two daughters, Keira – 4 and Riley 1 and a half.  We love to cheer on the Cyclones, play outside, and read books.  I look forward to working with the fourth graders this year!  Go State!

Hayley Rankin

4th Grade Interventionist

E: hayley.rankin@dmschools.org