School News

Parent Teacher Conferences

10/4/2018

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd from 3:15 to 7:00pm and Wednesday, October 24th from 2:00 to 7:00pm.  Your student should have brought home a note with your conference date and time.  If this time does not work for you, please call the office at 242-8439 to reschedule.

Book Fair

10/4/2018

Come and check out the wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level.  Books starting at $1.00. Books make great gifts! If you cannot make it to the Book Fair, you can order online at http://www.scholastic.com/fair and search for Willard.  Online dates are Oct 18-31.

Picture Day

9/28/2018

Pictures will be taken the morning of Tuesday October 2nd.  Please have your student bring their best smile!

Here Comes the Bus App

9/14/2018

Des Moines Public Schools is happy to announce the adoption of an innovative mobile device app and website entitled Here Comes the Bus®. Please click here to get more info.  The code for DMPS is 87641.  If you need your student’s id number, please call the office. https://www.dmschools.org/departments/operations/transportation/comes-bus-app/

First Day of School

7/10/2018

The first day of school is Thursday August 23rd.  We will dismiss at 2:25 on this day.  We look forward to seeing you! Reminder:  our new school hours are 7:30 am to 2:25 pm (1:10 Wed).

Meet the Teacher Night

7/10/2018

You are invited to come meet your teacher on Tuesday August 21st from 3-5:30pm.  You may also bring your school supplies this night.

Upcoming Events

Oct 23
Conferences 3:15-7pm
Oct 24
Conferences 2-7pm
Oct 25
Staff Development – No School
Nov 02
Fall Parties 1:15pm
Nov 06
School Board Meeting

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!

 

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Willard Elementary School’s website!

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