Archive for March, 2017
March 31st, 2017

Thank you to the students and their families that were able to join us for IB Inquiry Night on Thursday, March 30th. Families gathered in the cafeteria and explored the best way to make a paper airplane and how to create the most stable marshmallow/spaghetti structure. After their first attempt with no research participants were … Read more »


March 29th, 2017

Basketball isn’t the only game in town these days! If you are a Moore student you can get in on another type of “March Madness.” Our very own TOURNAMENT OF BOOKS! Each week through at least the end of April students will be voting on their favorite books. Each week’s winner will go on to … Read more »


March 24th, 2017

Congratulations to Moore’s very first Battle of the Books team. They competed today at Meredith Middle school against nine other Des Moines elementary schools and came in seventh! We are all so proud of your hard work and dedication and know that you found some great books along the way! Thank you to Mrs. Matthews, … Read more »


March 24th, 2017

Thank you to all the families and friends that joined us for our very first Gallery Night. It was a huge success and we are thrilled you could be part of it! Thank you to Miss Papich for her hard work in getting this event organized and to our parent group-The Parents and Friends of … Read more »


March 24th, 2017

On Thursday March 23rd Kindergartners took a trip to the Civic Center to see “Brown Bear, Brown Bear” and “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.” Each grade level has taken or will soon take a fieldĀ trip to see a performance from the Applause Series. Our kindergartners were so excited to take the bus-half the fun of any … Read more »


March 22nd, 2017

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 »


March 20th, 2017

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 »


March 20th, 2017

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 »


March 9th, 2017

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 »


March 8th, 2017

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 »