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Spanish Club Registration


The TLP Spanish Language Class will have a new start date of January 15th. If interested, please register your student at: Classes will be held Thursdays from 3:30-4:30.

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WANTED: Chunky Yarn and Knitting Needles


Mrs. Rodriguez and friends are starting their knitting again this year during indoor recess.  Please consider donating chunky yarn and any knitting needles to the cause.  It is their hope to sell some of their creations to help support food and other costs to care for our animals in Critter Camp.  Any donations may be … Read more »


Trees Planted on Playground


New trees were planted this week on the Windsor playground.  Many thanks to Ms. Imalua for making arrangements, our PTO, Mr. Khan (Ms. Cowman’s father), the Neighborhood Association , and Mr. Jordan for all their help in getting this done.

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Help for Families


Below are flyers of very useful information for any family that is in need of help in the upcoming months.   Please click on each link to find out more. TOYS 4 TOTS:  City of Des Moines Holiday Program Sign ups 2014 Sign Letter size ANYTIME HELP FROM THE CITY OF DES MOINES:  DMCAA Assistance … Read more »

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Jr Rough Riders Boys Basketball – 5th-8th Grades


See the Original Word Document Here:  Jr Rider Basketball Info (’14-’15) Roughrider Boys Basketball  2014 – 2015 Junior Rider Basketball  Roosevelt Boys Basketball is pleased to announce the return of Junior Rider Basketball its fourth season!  Please help us by distributing this information to anyone who might be interested in the program. Goals:             1).  Provide … Read more »


Important Message from Mr. Nichols


Windsor Families: There are several families that have not yet completed the community eligibility forms.  Please know that accurate reporting of household income impacts student services.  When a school’s population is economically disadvantaged, extra supports in reading and/or math may be provided.  (Title I services are an example of a type or service that may … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Mar 13
Spring Recess
Aug 26
First day of school 2015-2016
Sep 07
Labor Day – No school
Oct 23
No school – Teacher EQ Development

5912 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311
P: 515-242-8440 | F: 515-279-5372

About Windsor Elementary School


5912 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311

P: 515-242-8440 | E:


Windsor Elementary School is a diverse and intentionally inclusive school where all students are provided a foundation for success in a global community. Read More…

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