School News


DMPS Offers Free Summer Meal Program


DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.


Family Fun Night


Windsor Elementary Fun Night Volunteers Windsor Elementary School is hosting its annual Fun Night on Friday, May 1. To make this event a success for the kids, we need volunteers. The shifts are short! Please sign up today. You must be 16 or older to volunteer. DATE: 5/1/2015 (Fri.) Sign up by clicking on the link … Read more »

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2015-16 DMPS Calendar Now Online


For those of you who like to get their calendars prepped in advance, the school board has approved the 2015-16 school year calendar.  You may find the calendar by following this link:  


Congratulations to Ms. Imlau!


Congratulations to Windsor art teacher, Ms. Elaine Imlau, for being selected as the Merle Hay Neighborhood Association’s Public Employee of the Year.  Here’s an excerpt from their letter to her. Hope you are doing well. Each year, MHNA and other neighborhood associations are able to nominate a neighborhood volunteer, public employee, and business to be … Read more »


Rider Football Club


RCF 2015 Flyer v3 If you are interested in learning more about the Rider Football Club, please open the document link just above this paragraph for more information.  Thank you!


Make Plans for Summer at DMPS


In spite of the debate about when the school year should start, at DMPS we wonder: when does it end? That’s because activities take place at our schools nearly every day of the year. Click on the image to visit our Summer Programs web page to learn more about our summer offerings, from Metro Kids to meal programs to new sports camps.

Upcoming Events

Apr 30
Plant Sale Pick-Up
May 05
5th Grade Visit to Merrill
May 12
Music Concert (Gr 4 at 5:30, Gr 5 at 6:30)
May 14
Windsor Olympics Grades 3rd-5th
May 21
Windsor Olympics Grades K-2nd

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About Windsor Elementary School


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