School News

20160210_170110

River Woods Students Art Work Represented at District Art Show

2/11/2016

Seventeen art students are representing River Woods in the Des Moines District Art Exhibit from Feb. 18- Mar. 1.  Art work from each Des Moines school was on display at the Capital Square Mall. Our Art Club had a banner and two mosaic tile benches on display, while nine other students had individual artwork displayed. Congratulations to … Read more »

vote

River Woods “voters” head to the Polls

1/23/2016

5th grade teachers and students help put on the Presidential Straw Poll.  Students filled out ballots and placed their votes in our voting stations in the library.  The results were counted at the end of the day.  The votes were separated into K-2, 3-5, and staff votes.  On the Democratic side Hillary Clinton won all … Read more »

flowers

5th Grade Flower Sale

1/23/2016

Our 5th grade is selling flowers for Valentine’s Day to raise money for a class field trip.  They will be selling Red carnations for $1.00 each and Red Roses for $2.00 each.  The flowers need to be preordered on the form sent home with your child.  If the flower(s) are going to a student, they will be handed out February 12th … Read more »

conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences

1/20/2016

Parent Teacher Conferences will be on Wednesday, February 24th from-2:15-7:30, and Thursday, February 25th from 4:00-7:45.  We welcome you to come in and see how your student is doing, and visit with their teacher.  PTA will also be sponsoring a book fair during conferences.

RCwillyard021613_ts07

PTA VIP School Dance

1/20/2016

Join us for a fun school dance!  It will cost $1 to get in.  There will be cookies, punch, and a DJ! Come out and dance around with family, friends, and teachers.

Hat-Day-Flyer-1

Hat Day

1/20/2016

On Friday, January 29th celebrate your River Wood’s spirit by wearing your favorite hat to school!  Please make sure it is an appropriate hat, and isn’t a hat and a mask.  Find your favorite hat, and get excited!

Upcoming Events

Feb 24
Parent Teacher Conferences
Mar 28
Iowa Assessment

2929 SE 22nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50320
P: 515-242-8433 | F: 515-244-2386
E: riverwoods@dmschools.org

About River Woods Elementary School

River-Woods-2657-180x120

2929 SE 22nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50320

P: 515-242-8433 | E: riverwoods@dmschools.org

 

At River Woods, our mission includes providing learners with meaningful, differentiated learning experiences, collaboration and a common vision for achievement, and maintaining a safe, responsible and respectful school climate. Read More…

Welcome to the River Woods Elementary website. I hope that you find the information on our site to be helpful.

Click here for more »