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Learn About School Choice for 2015-16

6/17/2015

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, this school will be offering school choice for the 2015-16 school year. This is required by NCLB of schools “in need of improvement.” Click the headline for more information and to download a School Choice request form. All forms are due no later than July 1. Late forms will not be accepted.

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DMPS Offers Free Summer Meal Program

4/20/2015

DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.

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Make Plans for Summer at DMPS

3/30/2015

In spite of the debate about when the school year should start, at DMPS we wonder: when does it end? That’s because activities take place at our schools nearly every day of the year. Click on the image to visit our Summer Programs web page to learn more about our summer offerings, from Metro Kids to meal programs to new sports camps.

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Kindergarten Sign-Up Begins March 11

3/4/2015

The first day of Kindergarten 2015-2016 will be here before you know it! It’s an exciting time for staff and students, but it all starts with registration. Sign-up begins on March 11. Register soon to guarantee a spot in your neighborhood school. To find out where to register and what to bring, click on the image.

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Tutoring Sign Up at Morris Elementary

1/23/2015

Students who attend a Title I school in Des Moines may be eligible for tutoring services at no cost to their family. In order to be eligible students must attend one of the 25 Title I schools in Des Moines and meet low income guidelines. To learn more and to register, click on the headline.

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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.

Upcoming Events

Jul 30
Fall Registration
Aug 24
Meet The Teacher Night
Aug 26
First day of school 2015-2016
Sep 07
Labor Day – No school
Oct 02
Picture Day

1401 Geil Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315
P: 515-242-8421 | F: 515-285-1868
E: morris@dmschools.org

About Morris Elementary School

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1401 Geil Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315

P: 515-242-8421 | E: morris@dmschools.org

 

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