Mrs Peshel named DMEA Volunteer of the Year!

Monroe Elementary School is one of several Des Moines Public Schools which serves their families not just a world-class education, but also provides items for those in need through a Community Services and Food Bank. It is important to …

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Iowa Assessments April 2-6

Each year 3rd through 5th grade students take state-wide Iowa Assessment tests. Two 30 minute tests will be given daily the week of April 2-6 in reading comprehension, math, social studies and science. Make up assessments, as needed, …

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She Blinded Me With Science!

Congratulations Mary Lou Vranjesevic! Her homemade batteries science fair demonstration earned Mary Lou First Place for First Graders at the Des Moines Public Schools Science Fair.

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Spring Break 2018: March 9 through March 18

Spring Break is Friday, March 9 through Sunday, March 18. The office will be closed Tuesday, March 13 and will open when we return on Monday, March 19. We wish everyone a fantastic spring break and look forward to having you back …

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Parent Teacher Conferences – Thu, Mar 1

Due to last week’s weather, conferences which were supposed to be last Thursday are now THIS Thursday, March 1 at 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Conferences de padres y maestros — jueves, 1 de marzo – 4:00 pm a 8:00 pm

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Stephanie Flickinger to be Monroe’s Next Principal

Congratulations to Stephanie Flickinger, assistant principal at Brubaker Elementary School, on being named as the next principal of Monroe. She will replace Laurel Prior-Sweet when she retires this summer. Click the headline to read more about Ms. Flickinger and other new principals named at DMPS.

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Thu, Feb 8 – College & Career Night at Monroe!

Join us Thursday, February 8 5pm-6pm for our special family event for College & Career Night. Wear your favorite College or Company gear and talk with representatives about all the great possibilities our students can have as they …

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