Boys To Men group learns about policing

Edmunds 5th grade boys have been learning about leadership and community in the “Boys 2 Men” club that meets weekly. The boys learn about personal responsibility and community engagement with their mentors, Boys 2 Men club founder John Hawkins and Edmunds’ …

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Edmunds Music Students Take Part In The DMPS Honor Choir

A special group of Edmunds’ fifth grade music students took part in a city-wide choral performance held at Central Campus on Saturday, May 4th. The DMPS Elementary Honor Choir has over 130 students from across the city who worked hard to prepare for this special performance.  Congratulations to …

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Edmunds Kindergartners Take on Responsibility!

In Ms. Stevens’ Kindergarten class, the students have been working very hard in their “table teaming.”  Each student takes on a different role on the team as they work on different math tasks; some help facilitate the math lesson, …

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2nd Graders At Edmunds: “Morning Coffee Club”

Ms. Oleman’s second grade class at Edmunds sure knows how to start their school day:  after Yoga and morning meeting  one day this month, they all took part in their newly formed “Coffee Club.” Students receive  their “coffee”  …

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Edmunds Art Students Rock the DMPS Art Show!

Edmunds students played a great part in the 2019 Des Moines Public Schools Art Exhibition, on display in the Atrium at Capital Square in downtown Des Moines. Six Edmunds students have their work displayed in the exhibit, their work selected from hundreds and hundreds of art pieces over this school year. A difficult …

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Edmunds 5th Graders Mentor 2nd Graders and Make Friends

Ms. Maxwell’s 5th graders at Edmunds are learning the value of the mentor-mentee relationship  this year, with weekly meet-ups with Ms. Oelmann’s 2nd graders.  The two classes meet a couple times a week for yoga time or for other special activities. The “big kids” …

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