Students and staff raise $407 dollars and take the ice bucket plunge!
You can now find out what’s for breakfast and lunch at every school on every day of the year. You can even find out nutritional information. Just visit the Dining section on the new DMPS Mobile App. If you don’t yet have the app, click the header to download it for Apple or Android and learn more about its many features.
Students who attend a Title I school in Des Moines may be eligible for tutoring services at no cost to their family. In order to be eligible students must attend one of the 25 Title I schools in Des Moines and meet low income guidelines. To learn more and to register, click on the headline.
The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with River Woods and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.
It’s been a terrific 2014-2015 school year so far! Can you believe we’re already looking ahead to fall break? This year, fall break for continuous calendar schools falls between Sept. 22 and Oct. 10. Here at River Woods we work hard, study hard and play hard! Let’s crack the books so we’re ready for fall break!
Students at 35 Des Moines schools and three learning centers can now eat breakfast and lunch at no cost because of a special U.S. Dept. of Agriculture program targeting high poverty schools throughout the U.S. The move will ensure students are focused on learning and not on hunger. To see a list of schools and learn more about the program, click on the image.
Students at 19 elementary schools, including River Woods Elementary, will adjust their schedule by 10 minutes this fall. It’s a move that will give bus drivers much needed time to get from school to school. Click on the image to read more about how the small time change will improve student safety and save the district hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The school start time and end time for River Woods will be changed when school starts in July. Our school day will start at 8:45 A.M. (ten minutes later than the current 8:35), and school dismissal time will be …
The first annual Des Moines 21st Century Community Learning Centers Makers Convention featured nearly 300 students from 9 schools, including Riverwoods. The students presented their work with food, robotics, photography, music and everything in between. Click on the image to see more photos of the event.
It’s been more than 25 years since DMPS made comprehensive changes to elementary school attendance areas. A lot changes in a quarter of a century, and to better serve students and meet the needs of schools the district has adopted new attendance areas for many elementary schools. Click the headline to learn about the plan and share your opinion.