School News

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A little birdie told us that something “EGG-cellent” is coming to Moore!


It’s spring and that means big things are about to happen in first grade at Moore Elementary! We will soon be welcoming some tiny little visitors to the three first grade classrooms. We are so excited! If you have a second grader ask them about what they did and saw last spring. Stay tuned for … Read more »


What in the world is happening to our yard?!


Have you driven by school lately and seen lots of activity and piles of dirt in our yard? We are excited to share that Moore is getting a new walking path. With thanks to the district and Polk County for their contributions and parent Erin H. for her hard work we will soon be enjoying … Read more »


Spring has sprung!


It is the first day of spring and it showed at Moore Elementary today. With assistance from Jenetta of Food Corps and her team of helpers each student got to plant seeds today. And now we wait! The plantings will remain in the classrooms until they are big enough and it is warm enough outside … Read more »


Roosevelt’s STEP team visits Moore


This morning the Roosevelt Step Team visited the 4th and 5th graders during their Music and PE times. It was a great way to start our last day before break and all of the students were laser focused at these young ladies who were setting such a positive example! After performing for us they taught … Read more »

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First grade market was a SUCCESS!


Moore first graders have been studying goods and services and the differences between them. With the guidance of teachers Mrs. Manroe, Mrs. Petersen, and Mrs. Booth Moore’s three first grades hosted a market today to sell both goods and services to classmates, staff and parents. The market was also a great tool to learn how … Read more »

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A little bit of North High right here at Moore!


We may be the Moore Mustangs but today we are all Polar Bear fans! Today is a big day for the North boys basketball team and we are behind them all the way! We are so excited for Coach Ryan and his team and we are proud to share in all of the excitement with … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Mar 24
Battle of the Books competition
Mar 29
Third Grade Field Trip
Mar 30
IB Night
Mar 31
"Original Works" fundraiser packets due
Apr 03
Iowa Assessment Testing

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…