School News

Fifth Graders March Ahead at Leadership Retreat

8/28/2018

First thing the morning the morning of August 28, the 5th grade class from Hillis Elementary School marched over to the old Franklin Junior High School. The students took part in an all-day leadership retreat, working on ways that the “seniors” of elementary school could be of service to support and improve Hillis for all students. Click the headline to read and see more.

New School and Office Hours 2018-2019

7/25/2018

*New School & Office Hours for the 2018 – 2019 School Year*   *New School Hours* 7:30 am – 2:25 pm 7:30 am – 1:10 pm (Wednesday’s Early Out)   *New Office Hours* 7:15 am – 3:15 pm

Kindergarten Jump Start

7/25/2018

Hillis Elementary is excited to have your child join our Kindergarten teachers for two hours on both the 1st and the 2nd of August from 9:00 am to 11:00 am for our Kindergarten Jump Start. We will be getting to know everyone and show you our school. *Parents plan to stay for the first 30 … Read more »

School Supply List

7/25/2018

Click below to download supply list School Supply List 2018-2019[28]

Meet the Teacher Night

7/25/2018

Dear Students and Families, I hope that you have enjoyed your summer and that you are excited to return to school! Meet the teacher night will be Tuesday August 21, 2018. Students and families should report to the cafeteria upon arrival where they will be greeted by teachers and a presentation. Please attend one of … Read more »

District staff walk safe routes to school.

Scouting the Routes for Safe Walks to School

6/15/2018

The school bell times at Hillis will change with the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Our new start time is 7:30 AM and we will dismiss at 2:25 PM, with a 75 minute early dismissal on Wednesdays. Please click on the headline to learn more about how we are engaging our staff to ensure an orderly transition when school resumes August 23.

Upcoming Events

Sep 18
School Board Meeting
Oct 02
School Board Meeting
Oct 11
Picture Day
Oct 16
School Board Meeting
Oct 23
Conferences

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
New School Hours: 7:30 AM to 2:25 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!

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