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Kindergarten learns about Ireland


Moore kindergartners continued learning about the many ways we express ourselves with the help of Kelly Schulte from Culture ALL ( Kelly visited us on Friday, February 17th and shared some of the music and dance traditions of the Emerald Isle. Students were introduced to the many different kinds of musical instruments. Kindergartners also learned … Read more »

Read Across America Week 2017

Read Across America Week!


Moore Elementary will be celebrating Read Across America Week the week of February 27th to March 3rd. We are excited to be participating in this great event to promote reading and to celebrate Dr. Suess’s birthday  on March 3rd. We can’t think of a  better way to do it than with the following fun activities. … Read more »

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What is Rangoli?


Moore kindergarten students have been learning about all the different ways we can express ourselves. From painting to knitting to singing-the possibilities are endless! Today we were fortunate to have a very special guest at Moore. Ms. Sonal Mistry from CultureALL ( came to educate kindergartners about Rangoli. Rangoli is an art form native to … Read more »


Moore Staff LOVES books!


Make sure to stop by the hallway outside the media center when you are here for Parent/Teacher conferences this week and see if you can guess who’s who! Many thanks to Mrs. Matthews for her brilliant idea to compile photos of Moore staff in their younger years and our list of five favorite books. Staff … Read more »

Original works flyer Feb 2017

Look What’s Coming!


With the help of our fantastic parent group “Parents and Friends of Moore” we are excited to share a very special program with you. In the next few weeks your student will be creating their own unique and beautiful artwork. Those masterpieces will be available on a variety of different items from note cards to … Read more »


Second Grade Value Fair


On January 20th second grades in Mrs. Askvig’s and Ms. Singer’s classes presented a “value fair” to their fellow students and special parents and guests. Each student picked something they valued and worked hard on explaining how and whey they chose what they did. Their answers were as varied as the students themselves. We learned … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Feb 22
Hearing screening for kindergarten, first, second and fifth grades
Feb 25
Strings Solo Festival
Feb 27
Read Across America Week-Cat in the Hat day. Wear your favorite hat.
Feb 28
Fox in Socks Day
Mar 01
Hearing screening for kindergarten, first, second and fifth grades

3716 50th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310
P: 515-242-8426 | F: 515-323-8633

About Moore Elementary School


3716 50th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310

P: 515-242-8426 F: 515-323-8633 | E:



Moore Elementary School is re-opening in the Fall of 2015 to serve the families of Beaverdale and northwest Des Moines. Read More…