School News

Book Character Day Long-Barnes 15-16

Teachers Dress Up!

4/20/2016

Morris staff celebrated National Library Week with fun activities to promote reading.

Book Character Day Beumer-Fancis 15-16

National Library Week

4/20/2016

Morris teachers celebrate Book Character Day!

Book Character Day-K Teachers 15-16

Book Character Day at Morris

4/20/2016

Morris students and staff celebrated National Library Week with fun activities to promote reading and using the public libraries.  The culminating activity was Book Character Day where students and staff got to dress up!

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High Tech Meets Visitor Sign-In at Morris

3/14/2016

At DMPS, we work to ensure that students are receiving a great education in schools that are not only first-rate learning environments, but are also safe and secure. Over the years DMPS has taken many steps to better ensure the safety and well being of our students, staff, parents and visitors. This spring and summer, DMPS will begin implementing an Electronic Visitor Check-In system for parents and visitors. Click on the headline to read more.

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Tutoring Sign Up for Title I Students

9/28/2015

Students who attend a Title I school in Des Moines like Morris may be eligible for tutoring services at no cost to their family. In order to be eligible, students must attend one of the 28 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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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.

Upcoming Events

May 05
Spring Band Concert
May 12
1st Grade Field Trip
May 12
Kindergarten Music Program
May 12
1st Grade Music Program
May 19
5th Grade Field Trip

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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