FINDLEY FUNDRAISER

Want to help our our Findley PTO with fundraising?  Click the pic!  Findley PTO helps fund so much of what we do at Findley including extracurricular activities, field trips, teacher appreciate and more.  Help us help our scholars!

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Iowa Credit Union Visits Findley Dreamer Academy

The Dreamer Academy welcomed 45 visitors from the Iowa Credit Union League today. They came from across Iowa and took a break from their 3-day conference in Des Moines to tour Findley, learn about the Dreamer Academy community …

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Findley Students, Brooklyn Artist Team Up on Project

Brooklyn-based artist Dave Eppley has 120 assistants for a new installation he’s preparing for the Des Moines Art Center. Click the photo to read how students here at Findley Elementary School are contributing their talents to a new work that will be unveiled at the art museum later this Fall.

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Spotted: Herd of Jamarisaurus Rex!

Yesterday, our playground was taken over by a herd of Jamarisaurus Rex! Their pack leader, Jamari aspires to be a Paleontologist when he grows up so that he can share his love of learning about dinosaurs and their …

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Morning Meeting Started with a Cyclone!

Cy, from Iowa State, visited morning meeting today (8/29)! He learned the Findley cheer, helped with the college cheer, picked up some breakfast, and gave out many high fives and hugs!

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Wasting No Time

Our scholars wasted no time getting back into the swing of learning! In fact, one might think that summer never happened with how quickly students got to work! Students spent the first three days of school collaboratively deepening …

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#bethedifference

“Be the Difference” is this year’s theme, chosen by 5th Grade Gabriana Ramirez. Why did Gabi choose this theme? In her words, ” It means you stand out in a good way. It means we make good choices …

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Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers

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.

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Findley Earns National Honors for Counseling

The American School Counselor Association announced that Findley Elementary School is a Recognized ASCA Model Program school for delivering a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program and an exemplary educational environment. Findley is the fourth school at DMPS, and only the sixth school in all of Iowa, to earn this national honor for its counseling program. Click the photo to read more about our efforts led by counselor Jackie Dehner.

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