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3015 Francis Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50310
Phone: 515-242-8425 | Fax: 515-323-8632

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Tuesday, May 30th — Field Day for K-2nd grade

1st grade: 8:15 – 9:50 am

2nd grade: 10:05 – 11:40 am

Kindergarten: 12:30 – 2:05 pm

Wednesday, May 31st — Field Day for 3rd – 5th grade

4th grade: 8:15 – 9:50 am

5th grade: 10:05 – 11:40 am

3rd grade: 12:30 – 2:05 pm

LAST DAY of School will be Friday, June 2nd!


5th Grade Activities on June 2nd will be as follows:

Certificates will be presented in classrooms at 9:30 am

CLAP OUT will be at 9:50 am

Picnic Lunch for all classes on this day.

Lunch Schedule – Picnic lunch outside

5th 10:00 (Bowden, Hauser, Agnew)

KG 10:05 (Templeton, Risse)

KG 10:10 (Ghormley, Ince)

1st 10:15 (Clayton, Herrold)

1st 10:20 (Mauk, Johnson)

2nd 10:25 (Sigvertsen, O’Brien)

2nd 10:30 (Freel, Hrubetz)

3rd 10:35 (Rodgers, Ewart)

3rd 10:40 (Gruhn, Fillman)

4th 10:45 (Brose, Gibson)

4th 10:50 (Cunningham, Peterson)

Dismissal at 11:40

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  • Memorial Day (no school, offices closed)

  • Last Day of School

  • School Board meeting

  • School Board meeting

  • Independence Day (offices closed)