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Welcome Back!

1/3/2018

Greetings, Wright Families! Welcome back to school. We are having a wonderful morning as we kick off 2018 together with your children. Classrooms are revisiting learning conditions and setting goals for the new year. Here are a couple dates for you to mark on your calendars. January 15 – No School January 19 – Family Movie … Read more »

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Gallery of Arts Night!

11/6/2017

Please join us for the 5th Annual Gallery of Arts on November 16 from 5:00-7:00! Your child’s art work will be on display, Mrs. Meyer will share book tips, and complimentary pizza will be served. Stop by anytime between 5 and 7 for this open house to celebrate the arts and literacy at Wright!

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AmeriCorps is Hiring!

11/6/2017

The Des Moines Public Schools AmeriCorps Program is hiring 20 and 30 hour a week positions with a start date of December 1, 2017. An AmeriCorps Member will serve as a literacy tutor in an elementary building. The DMPS AmeriCorps tutoring member will collaborate with school staff to improve and maintain reading proficiency for elementary students in … Read more »

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Fall Conferences

9/29/2017

Fall conferences are the week of October 9th. Please use the following link to sign up for a time that works for your family. Conference Sign Up – https://ptcfast.com/schools/Wright_Elementary_2 The Scholastic Book Fair will be open in the library during conferences on Wednesday, October 11 (2:00-5:30) and Thursday October 12 (4:00-8:00). Each conference is only … Read more »

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Breakfast Free For All Students This Year

8/18/2017

We’re pleased to tell you every Des Moines Public Schools elementary student will now have access to breakfast at no cost to the students or their families. This expansion means almost every school in the district offers at least one no-cost meal option during the day. Click on the headline to find out more about why DMPS now offers free breakfast to K-5 students!

Upcoming Events

Jan 22
No School – Professional Development Day
Jan 23
School Board Meeting
Jan 23
School Board Meeting
Feb 06
School Board Meeting
Feb 19
No School – Professional Development Day (Educator University)

Wright Elementary school is the only Artful Learning school in Des Moines. To learn more, click here.

About Wright Elementary School

5001 SW 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50315

P: 515-242-8442 | F:  515-323-8649 | E: wright@dmschools.org 

 

The Artful Learning model consists of four main elements—experience, inquire, create and reflect—which encourage and support best teaching practices and improve the manner in which both students and teachers learn. Read More…

I welcome you to Wright Elementary School, a true treasure on the south side!

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