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2900 Indianola Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50315
Phone: 515-242-8413 | Fax: 515-323-8624

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Welcome to the new Howe Elementary School website! Here you can find out what’s for lunch, learn about upcoming news and events and much more. Use the menu at the top of the page or the Quick Links menu to the right to find what you’re looking for.

Important Dates & Upcoming Events

January

  • Thursday, January 11 – Schoolwide Attendance Initiative
  • Monday, January 15-Wednesday, January 17 – No School
  • Tuesday, January 23 – Attendance Initiative
  • Tuesday, January 23 – Vision 2 Learn Glasses Celebration
  • Wednesday, January 24 – McDonald’s Night


February

  • Thursday, February 8 – Schoolwide Attendance Initiative
  • Monday, February 12-Tuesday, February 13 – No School
  • Tuesday, February 13 (12pm-6pm) & Thursday, February 15 (3-8pm) – Spring Conferences
  • Tuesday, February 20 – 4th Grade Field Trip


March

  • Friday, March 8 – Bus Evacuation
  • Monday, March 11-Friday, March 15 – No School (Spring Break Week)
  • Monday, March 18-Tuesdday, March 19 – No School


April

  • April 9 – Spring Picture Day
  • Wednesday, April 10 – No School
  • Thursday, April 11 – Schoolwide Attendance Initiative
  • Tuesday, April 23 – Attendance Initiative Day (Attendance Tickets)
  • Thursday, April 25 – Attendance Initiative Game Day
  • Friday, April 26 – No School


May

  • Wednesday, May 8 – 2nd Grade Field Trip
  • Thursday, May 9 – Schoolwide Attendance Initiative
  • Monday, May 27 – No School
  • Wednesday, May 29 – Last Day of School

Des Moines Public Schools uses Nutrislice to provide easier and more complete menu information about breakfast and lunch at all of our schools.

Visit DMPS Nutrislice to see what’s for breakfast or lunch at any school on any day of the school year.

Des Moines Public Schools uses Infinite Campus as its web-based student information system.

Click Here to access the Infinite Campus Student/Parent Portal

Band/Orchestra
If your student will be renting an instrument from our school, please complete the form at the link below.

DMPS | Instrument Rental Agreement (qualtrics.com)

All Events
  • School Board Meeting

  • Ruby Van Meter Graduation

  • East High School Commencement

  • Lincoln High School Commencement

  • Roosevelt High School Commencement