School News

It’s Official! Moore is an IB World School


Years of hard work has paid off as Moore Elementary School is now officially an International Baccalaureate World School. This is a great educational opportunity for our students and families. DMPS was the first school district in Iowa to offer IB, and 11 out of the 15 IB schools in Iowa are right here in Des Moines. Click the headline to read more about this exciting news for Moore.

Winter Break


Winter Break is December 24th to January 4th. Have a safe and fun break! See everyone back on January 7th!

Hoover Leaders Visit Moore for Children’s Day


Members of the Hoover High School “Difference Makers” spent part of Universal Children’s Day here at Moore Elementary School. The “big Huskies” read stories, did a holiday art project, and taught dance moves to our “future Huskies.” Click the headline to enjoy photos of this special interaction between our students.

Spooky Carnival/Trunk or Treat


Thanks to the Boys and Girls Club and our Parents and Friends of Moore for putting on a great event! The Spooky Carnival was fun with a little bit of spookiness added! What great weather we had for The Trunk or Treat! The trunks were decorated so creatively!  We even had a Fire Trunk and … Read more »

Buddy Rooms


Look at how well our  Buddy Rooms work together!

Skate Party


Moore Elementary had so much fun at the Skate Party at Skate North Incrediroll! Check out these fun pics!

New PFM Members


Welcome our newly elected PFM members! President = Lyndi Flugum-Collins Vice President = Erin Haemer Treasurer = Lisa Grimes Communications Director = Chloe Wingert Congratulations! What an awesome group we have. Moore is so lucky!

Upcoming Events

Dec 13
PFM Meeting
Dec 20
Hot Cocoa Night
Dec 24
Winter Break – No School
Dec 24
Holiday – Offices Closed
Dec 31
Holiday – Offices Closed

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About Moore Elementary School

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