School News

Backpacks

Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers

8/10/2017

No more pulling crumpled paper flyers from your student’s backpack! Opportunities in the community will now be available online, instead of jumbled up with homework and artwork. Read about child-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

Morris School Hours Change for 2017-18

5/12/2017

Morris school hours will be slightly different next year.  Please make note of the following: Student Day 8:45-3:40, Breakfast in the Classroom will begin at 8:35, school doors open at 8:35 in the morning.

Learning and Having Fun!

4/5/2017

These first grade students are playing a game during indoor recess time.

Battle of the Books Winners

4/5/2017

Four students from Morris participated in a recent Battle of the Books competition.  Students read books and then demonstrate their knowledge of what they have read.  The Morris team won 2nd place in the regional contest.  We are very proud of these outstanding students.  Congratulations!

100 Day Celebration

3/2/2017

Mrs. Wilson’s Kindergarten class dressed up as if they were 100 years old for the 100th day of school celebration.

All Morris Students Will Have Free Meals for 2016-17

7/18/2016

  Again this year, Morris has been designated a Community Eligible School.  This makes all of our students eligible for free breakfast and lunch.  No application is needed.  However, this waiver does not cover text book fees.  The waiver for textbook fees is determined by the Household Economic Survey that is completed during Online Registration.  … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Dec 12
School Board Meeting
Dec 22
Winter Recess – No School
Dec 25
Holiday – Offices Closed
Dec 29
Holiday – Offices Closed
Jan 01
Holiday – Offices Closed

1401 Geil Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315
P: 515-242-8421 | F: 515-323-8634
E: morris@dmschools.org

About Morris Elementary School

1401 Geil Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315

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

Fax: 515-323-8634

Our philosophy centers around building strong foundations for the humanistic side of the teaching and learning process while promoting high levels of academic rigor individualized to the needs of every student. Read More…

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