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Online Registration for the 2015-16 School Year Starts July 1st

7/8/2015

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The school office will be open for registration assistance on July 20th, 21st, and 30th from 1:00 to 7:00pm. Please call the school office if you need assistance with your parent portal account or are experiencing difficulty with the online process 515-242-8433.

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School Supplies

7/8/2015

Click on the image to the left to download your child’s supply list.

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Learn About School Choice for 2015-16

6/17/2015

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, this school will be offering school choice for the 2015-16 school year. This is required by NCLB of schools “in need of improvement.” Click the headline for more information and to download a School Choice request form. All forms are due no later than July 1. Late forms will not be accepted.

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Apps and Books Inspire Play at River Woods

5/11/2015

Iowa Public Television created a “library corner” in the River Woods Elementary School cafeteria, and hosted families for a fun evening, showing them PBS apps that help make anytime a learning time. The library corner will serve as an area for students to gather and share their love of reading. To see more photos, click on the image.

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DMPS Offers Free Summer Meal Program

4/20/2015

DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.

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1st Grade Teacher Jennifer Steinke Receives LifeChanger Award

4/3/2015

Jennifer Steinke was nominated by a community member and awarded the 2014-2015 LifeChanger of the year award.  This program recognizes and rewards the very best k-12 school district educators and employees from around the country who work to make a difference in the lives of students by exemplifying excellence, positive influence and leadership.  In the … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Aug 25
Back to School Night 4:30-6:30pm
Aug 26
First Day of School - 2:00 dismissal

River Woods is a Continuous Calendar school. Click here to access our academic calendar.

About River Woods Elementary School

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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…

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