School News


No Cost Meals Available this Fall at Windsor


Students at 35 Des Moines schools and three learning centers can now eat breakfast and lunch at no cost because of a special U.S. Dept. of Agriculture program targeting high poverty schools throughout the U.S. The move will ensure students are focused on learning and not on hunger. To see a list of schools and learn more about the program, click on the image.


Back-to-School Health Fair at East on July 26


East High will again be the site of the Jumpstart Back-to-School Health Fair, held this year on Saturday, July 26 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Sponsored by the Polk County Health Department and Des Moines University, the event offers free physicals and other health services for students in grades K-12. Click the image for more details.

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Bell Times Change at Windsor this Fall


Students at 19 elementary schools, including Windsor Elementary, will adjust their schedule by 10 minutes this fall. It’s a move that will give bus drivers much needed time to get from school to school. Click on the image to read more about how the small time change will improve student safety and save the district hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Rider Club Youth Summer Football


Rider Club Football: Sign-ups for 3rd – 7th grade youth tackle football are Thursday, May 29th between 6-9 pm at the TRHS Commons (enter on south side of the building).  No prior experience needed.  Practices start in August; games are September and October on Sundays against other DMPS and greater Des Moines schools.  Registration fee … Read more »


Summer Safety Tips


Students have been reviewing summer safety tips.  Here are some solid tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics for you to consider. Click the image to read more.

Windsor Art Show

Windsor Art Show a Success


Windsor Elementary students presented their fine arts show this week to a good-sized crowd. Visitors were treated to an incredible rainforest created by all of the students working together. The show also featured works with many different mediums. We hope you enjoyed the show! Click on the picture to see more of the art.

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