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Family Cultural Night Dances the Night Away

2/10/2016

If someone were to ask you what you did on Tuesday, February 9th, we can promise you that the Findley community was enjoying a culturally dynamic evening full of music, dancing, food and fun. Family Cultural Night, hosted by the PTO, ELL Department and Creative Council is a huge hit and will easily become a … Read more »

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A New Twist on MLK Day

2/4/2016

The Friday before Martin Luther King Jr Day, students enjoyed a new twist on celebrating.  4th and 5th grade students prepared reader’s theater, tableaus, poetry (original and recited), musical compositions and more.  Kindergarten through 3rd grade were able to tour the classrooms after preparation and enjoy learning all about Martin Luther King Jr by their … Read more »

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Connecting Students Through String

11/17/2015

Every student in the school had the pleasure of working with resident artist, Amanda Morrow, during their normal art classes.  Amanda Morrow is a local artist and designer that helped kids create two large-scale string art pieces.  The first one, which reads “I Have a Dream” will be auctioned off at their annual fundraiser that … Read more »

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College Visits a Top Priority for Findley

11/6/2015

Fifth graders caught some extra fairy dust after Peter Pan Thursday, November 5th and “flew” on over to Grand View University for a college visit. They tapped into their sociology skills, met with Grand View students, worked with kinesiology professor Dr. Z, took some tours and spoke about what it meant to be a scholar. … Read more »

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Peter Pan Soars to the top of Findley Favorites

11/6/2015

Our entire student body enjoyed an incredible performance by North High School Theatre (www.northpresents.com) of Peter Pan. The theatrics, the music, the mechanics and the talent were out of this world! We are so proud of our very own Findley students who were in the production and all of the talent from throughout the Northside! … Read more »

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4th Graders Move with Mr. Ben

11/6/2015

Flying, fairy dust and college visits? You’d think that’d would be enough to exhaust someone but not Findley students! Fourth graders enjoyed a special visit from Mr Ben on Wednesday who worked with students on dance skills in preparation for when they see Pilobolous at the Civic Cenyer on November 10th. Students had a blast … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Feb 11
5th Grade to Civic Center
Feb 18
College Breakfast
Feb 23
Kindergarten to Civic Center
Feb 24
Conferences
Feb 25
Conferences
 

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It is the policy of the Des Moines Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you believe you have (or your child has) been discriminated against or treated unjustly at school, please contact the Equity Coordinator, Isaiah McGee at 2323 Grand Avenue, Des Moines 50312, IA 50263, 515-242-7662  Isaiah.mcgee@dmschools.org


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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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