News
August 10th, 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.


July 19th, 2017

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


July 19th, 2017

Families may register online from home, stop in the office from 9:00-3:00 (call first) or by attending the online help session from 1-7 PM on July 27th.


July 19th, 2017

Register now for our free Kindergarten Camp! Dates/Times: August 15-17 @ 9:00-11:00 a,m.      


July 19th, 2017

Each student should have a back pack they bring to school each day. A school supply fee of $20 covers all student supplies for the year. Families can pay online here  or cash payment to Stowe PTO. A school supply scholarship may be requested at school.


October 7th, 2016

When DMPD police officers Carlos Puente-Morales and Susan Farrell were killed in the line of duty earlier this year, our elementary school was personally touched. Officer Puente-Morales’ children attend Stower and Officer Farrell’s cousin is a teacher here. Today, students and police officers planted two trees on our school’s front lawn, a memorial that will stand tall in honor of two fallen officers. Click the photo to read and see more of this touching tribute.


June 14th, 2016

If you have summer food, health or clothing needs, Des Moines Public Schools and Polk County have resources for you. From immunizations to free meals, clothing to utility payments, you’ll find a list of places where help can be found. For a list of DMPS no-cost summer meal locations and times, and to learn more about other available resources, click on the headline.


June 2nd, 2016

June 2 was Stowe’s annual talent show.  We had a talented group of student performers entertain us with their various acts.  Click on the image to see more photos.  


June 2nd, 2016

On June 1 Stowe Elementary honored our fifth grade graduates with a clapout in the hallways followed by a graduation ceremony and reception.   We are very proud of our fifth grade graduates and wish them well on their journey to middle school!  Click on image to see photos.


May 26th, 2016

Stowe students participated in the 21st Century Afterschool Half-Pints Poetry Club. The following four students represented Stowe in the Half-Pints School vs. School Slam on May 24 at Central Campus:  Hailie, Amani, Bay, and Zavion, led by our very own Mr. Montgomery.