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 »
Winter arrived earlier than anticipated this year but we still need to keep our students safe from the cold. Remember to dress your student with gloves, hats, winter coats and scarves. If they want to play in the snow during recess they will also need to have snow pants and winter boots on.
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »