School News

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Drama Club Kicks Off!

10/28/2014

Last Thursday, believe it or not, was Findley Drama Club’s first performance and it wasn’t your typical show.  The evening entitled “Behind the Scenes at Drama Club”, included highlights from all of the Drama exercises and games that students have been participating in to build up their theater skills!  Drama club meets every Thursday from … Read more »

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Fifth House Ensemble visits Findley

10/21/2014

Third Graders were in for a great afternoon when their Art Teacher, Lisa Hesse and Music Teacher, Jane Olson surprised them with visiting artists, Fifth House Ensemble – an musical group based out of Chicago.  The group worked with all of third grade to explore how music can help bring stories and writing to life! … Read more »

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Findley Scholars Recieve College Savings Accounts

10/15/2014

Wednesday, October 15th was a very exciting thing for Findley Elementary Students – now widely known as dreamers and scholars.  Every student at Findley, all 342 of them received a free College Savings Account that parents will set up during conferences.  And that’s not all – they have the opportunity to earn as much as … 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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Free HiSET (GED) Classes for Findley Parents

10/3/2014

I Have a Dream Foundation is hosting (at Findley) a FREE class for any Findley parent or guardian (or significant adult) who would like to complete their high school diploma (called HiSET — the new GED). Click the header to learn about registering.  It is completely free! It will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, … Read more »

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Findley Staff Support the I Have A Dream Foundation

10/3/2014

Last night, October 2nd, was a special event for I Have A Dream Foundation at Sticks, in Des Moines.  The Corks for College event included live music and a silent auction, all proceeds benefiting the I Have a Dream Foundation’s support of Findley students and their journey to college. Findley staff members Aimee Owens, Sarah … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Nov 03
3rd Grade Civic Center Field Trip
Nov 21
1st/2nd/3rd Grandview Theatre Field Trip
Nov 26
Thanksgiving Break (No School)
Nov 27
Thanksgiving Day
Nov 27
Thanksgiving Break (No School)
 

Announcements

Check out Findley on Social Media! We have a Facebook page, Twitter account, Flickr stream and a Youtube channel that is constantly sharing the successes and work of Findley Students!  Click the links to be redirected!


We welcome Jaclyn Dehner (Guidance), Allison Smith (2nd Grade), Vincent Lucas (ELL) and Eric Petterson (Physical Education), as new staff members to Findley!

 

 

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About Findley Elementary School

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3025 Oxford Ave., Des Moines, IA 50313

P: 515-242-8407 | E: findley@dmschools.org

 

Findley Elementary School is a neighborhood school serving preschool through fifth grade students. Findley’s mission is to accept nothing less than high academic and social achievement from every student. Read more…

Welcome to Findley Elementary School, where we are committed to our mission: Building Big Dreamers and High Achievers.

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