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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!

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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.

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Online Registration

7/19/2017

Online registration is open! Please log into your Parent Portal account in Infinite Campus to complete the registration process for your child. Your username should be your first name.last name. If you forgot your password, you can use the reset option if you have an email in the system. Once you are in the system, double … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Dec 22
Winter Recess – No School
Dec 25
Holiday – Offices Closed
Dec 29
Holiday – Offices Closed
Jan 01
Holiday – Offices Closed
Jan 09
School Board Meeting

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…

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