School News

Winter Break

11/29/2018

Winter Break will be from Monday December 24th through Friday January 4th.  Classes will resume on Monday January 7th.  Happy Holidays!

Skating Event

11/29/2018

YOU’RE INVITED! WHAT? Family Skating Event for Willard students and families WHERE? Skate West (2019 Grand Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50265) WHEN? Thursday, December 20 from 4:00PM-6:00PM COST? FREE for Willard students and families ***Informational flyer and bussing sign up will be sent home to Willard students in early December. Students must be accompanied by … Read more »

Music Concerts

11/29/2018

Kindergarten through 2nd Grade Music Concert will be held on Tuesday December 11th at 5:30pm. 3rd through 5th Grade Music Concert will be held on Thursday December 13th at 5:30pm. Please come and enjoy!    

Winter Weather is Here!

11/7/2018

Please remember to dress your child appropriately!  Students go outside for recess unless it is below 10 degrees.  Make sure your child has a warm coat, hat and mittens or gloves.

Thanksgiving Holiday Break

11/7/2018

There will be no school November 21-23.  Enjoy your Thanksgiving Holiday!

Veteran’s Day Celebration

11/7/2018

Willard will be celebrating Veteran’s Day on Friday November 9th from 7:30-8:30. Thank you to all men and women who have served for our freedom!  

Upcoming Events

Dec 20
Skating Event - Skate West
Dec 21
Hat/Pajama Day
Dec 24
Winter Break – No School
Dec 24
Holiday – Offices Closed
Dec 31
Holiday – Offices Closed

2941 Dean Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317
P: 515-242-8439 | F: 515-323-8647
E: willard@dmschools.org

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About Willard Elementary School

2941 Dean Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317

P: 515-242-8439 | E: willard@dmschools.org 

School Hours: 7:30am-2:25pm, early dismissal every Wed. at 1:10pm

 

Willard Elementary School is located on the east side of Des Moines near the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Our school serves approximately 400 students in grades K-5. We are fortunate to have a wonderfully diverse student population and a very dedicated staff at Willard!

 

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