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Book Fair Online

10/21/2014

Check out the Book Fair online!!

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Picture Day

10/14/2014

Picture Day is scheduled for Thursday, October 16th!  

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Fifth Graders Build Tipi

10/12/2014

For the fourth year in a row, fifth graders at King Elementary took part in an unforgettable team building activity.  Students worked together to create a traditional Native American Tipi with help from Mike “Marsh” Halvik, a Naturalist from the Boone Y Camp.  This activity is a great way for students to learn about authentic … Read more »

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DMPS, Parks & Rec Partner for Basketball

10/6/2014

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.

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October Newsletter

10/4/2014

Kindergarten A month into Kindergarten, and we are at full speed ahead! Learning is the name of the game! We have learned the words: I, like, the, and. In October, we will be working on our new words: see, we, to, a. We have worked on letters: “Mm” and “Ss”. Now we will be working … Read more »

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3rd Annual Pink Out

10/4/2014

King Elementary celebrated the 3rd Annual Pink Out for breast cancer awareness on October 3rd.  The event is organized by Chief Engineer, Terri Nelson in support of his wife, Lynda’s recovery the disease.  All students and staff were encouraged to wear pink.  The classroom with the most pink earned a prize and a picture with … Read more »

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Dec 22
No School - Winter Break
Jan 19
No School - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
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1849 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314
P: 515-242-8417 | F: 515-288-1382
E: king@dmschools.org

About King Elementary School

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1849 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314

P: 515-242-8417 |F: 515-288-1382 | E: king@dmschools.org

School Hours:  Breakfast: 7:50 | Tardy Bell: 8:15| Dismissal: 3:00
Wednesday Dismissal: 1:30

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