School News

Hillis Field Day

5/23/2018

Hillis Field Day will be Friday, May 25. All parents and family are welcome to attend. Please check in at the office first to get a guest badge. The event will be outside on the playground and field during the following times: 9:00-11:00 – 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders 12:25-2:22 – Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd … Read more »

Hillis Art Show

4/9/2018

Hillis All School Art Show Theme: Wizard of Oz Thursday, April 19th, 2018 At Hillis from 5:00pm-6:30pm Art from ALL students on display, Art activities, and Food All are welcome to come see our students’ hard work and creativity! 5th grade Wax Museum will also be on display that night from 5-5:45.

NO SCHOOL 3/30/18

3/28/2018

REMINDER: No school on Friday, May 30, 2018 so that our teachers can partake in a day of professional development and training. Classes resume on Monday, April 2 at 8:45am.

Battle of the Books

3/26/2018

Six of our Hillis students represented Hillis at the annual Battle of the Books tournament 2017-2018.

Culture Night 3/22/18

3/19/2018

Come join us for a night of fun exploring different cultures from around the world. The event is on Thursday, March 22 from 5:00pm-6:30pm.

Boy exits bus

New School Hours Beginning in August

2/5/2018

Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.

Upcoming Events

May 28
Memorial Day
Jun 05
School Board Meeting
Jul 04
Independence Day
Jul 10
School Board Meeting
Aug 14
School Board Meeting

2401 56th St, Des Moines, IA 50310
P: 515-242-8412 | F: 515-323-8622
E: hillis@dmschools.org

About Hillis Elementary School

2401 56th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310

P: 515-242-8412 | E: hillis@dmschools.org
School Hours: 8:45 AM to 3:40 PM

 

We serve students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Our teachers design and facilitate lessons to make learning relevant and rigorous, and use the latest research behind effective math instruction and methodology. Read More…

We are glad to share with you a bit about our school and why we think Hillis is the place where Dreamers Learn To Dream Big!

Click here for more »