School News

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.

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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.

Technology Day 1-31-18

1/30/2018

January’s behavior incentive was to earn class tickets to go towards a technology party. 1st graders through 5th graders would earn 5 minutes towards a technology party for every class ticket they earned. They will have their technology party on Wednesday, January 31 during ECO Hour. If your child does not have their own device … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Apr 19
Hillis Arts Show and Wax Museum
May 01
School Board Meeting
May 15
School Board Meeting
May 28
Memorial Day
Jun 05
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…

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