School News

District staff walk safe routes to school.

Scouting the Routes for Safe Walks to School

6/15/2018

The school bell times at Stowe will change with the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Our new start time is 7:30 AM and we will dismiss at 2:25 PM, with a 75 minute early dismissal on Wednesdays. Please click on the headline to learn more about how we are engaging our staff to ensure an orderly transition when school resumes August 23.

Track Champs hug students.

Track Champs Take a Run With Students

4/24/2018

A couple of real ringers in town for this week’s Drake Relays showed up at Stowe to give the kids some kudos and tips – and to take a lap with them. World Championships track medalists Brenda Martinez and Katie Mackey then took the kids for a run. Click on the headline to read and see more.

Boy exits bus.

New School Hours Beginning in August

2/5/2018

Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.

A Heinz 57 Pets

11/10/2017

Thank you Stowe Elementary Service Learning club.

backpacks

Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers

8/10/2017

No more pulling crumpled paper flyers from your student’s backpack! Opportunities in the community will now be available online, instead of jumbled up with homework and artwork. Read about child-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

Meet the Teacher Night

7/19/2017

Meet your teacher and visit your classroom before school starts! Tuesday, August 21st @ 4:30-6:30 PM.

Upcoming Events

Jul 26
School Registration July 26 1-7 pm
Aug 09
Kindergarten Camp
Aug 10
Kindergarten Camp
Aug 14
School Board Meeting
Aug 15
Kindergarten Camp

Stowe Elementary School is an IB World School. Click here to learn more about this elite classification.

About Stowe Elementary School

1411 East 33rd Street, Des Moines, IA 50317

P: 515-242-8435 | E: stowe@dmschools.org

 

As an authorized International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, Stowe focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and the world.

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At Stowe Elementary, we are focused on learners and committed to excellence in all that we do!

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