School News

Hat Day October 12th


All school celebration on October 12th is Crazy Hat Day, Wear your favorite hat or be creative and make one.

PTA Meeting October 11th at 6:00


Please join us! We want all parents to have a voice in their child’s education. Consider becoming a member of the River Woods PTA by attending monthly meetings. Child care and interpreters provided

School Hours 7:30-2:25 Wednesday Dismissal 1:10


Doors open at 7:15 for breakfast. Tardy bell rings at 7:30. We want all students to start their learning day off right by being on time to school. Thanks for your support!

PTA Scholastic Book Fair During Conferences


October 23rd & 24th 3:00-6:30 Stop in the book fair during conferences to purchase a book.  Money made from this PTA event goes to purchasing student books for classrooms. Contact the school office to help with the book fair

Fall Conferences October 23rd – 2:45-6:30 October 24th 1:45-6:45


Click on the picture to sign up for fall conferences. Be sure to select a time under the correct teacher tab. Pre-set conference times will be sent home with a note if an interpreter was requested.    

Fall Picture Day – October 18th


Fall picture day is officially October 18th. We apologize that September 18th was communicated in error. Ordering information will be sent out one week prior to picture day.

Upcoming Events

Oct 16
School Board Meeting
Oct 18
Fall Picture Day
Oct 23
Fall Conferences
Oct 24
Fall Conferences
Oct 25
Staff Development – No School

2929 SE 22nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50320
P: 515-242-8433 | F: 515-323-8641

About River Woods Elementary School

2929 SE 22nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50320

P: 515-242-8433 | E:

New School Hours: 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM


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