Do you have a book recommendation? Our Loco Librarian does!

For adults, Mrs. Larson recommends… Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover; https://tarawestover.com/book/ Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcom Gladwell;  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3228917-outliers The Library Book by Susan Orlean; http://www.susanorlean.com/books/the-library-book.php   For students, Mrs. Larson recommends… Anyone but Ivy Pocket by Caleb …

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Have You Seen Our Library Lately?

You might not realize that we have two smartboards with projectors that play at the same time!  In addition, we have a soundbar so our setup is better than the movie theater.  Well, it’s close!  We also have …

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Parent-Teacher Partnership

What is the number one thing a parent can do to support teachers?  Check your child’s backpack each night.  We send home important information in your child’s backpack.  It’s our most used communication tool. Also, keep backpacks in …

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Phillips Teacher Helps DM Refugees

Alison Hoeman, an ELL teacher at Phillips Elementary, helped organize Des Moines Refugee Support. One of their more recent efforts was a “Free Stuff Store,” providing donated clothing to refugee students and families. Nearly 400 people shopped the “Free Stuff Store” at First Chuch of Nazarene on Saturday, thanks to local donations Click on the headline to see photos.

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Did You Know? We are a CommonSense.org school!

https://www.commonsense.org/education/ Our second through fifth grade students are learning how to be safe and respectful digital citizens.  As a matter of fact, they just might be able to teach you something!  This website is not just meant for …

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2nd & 3rd Grade Winter Concerts are Coming Soon!

Tuesday, December 4 will be the Winter Concert for 2nd and 3rd grades.  Ms. Moldovan has been working hard with students and is excited to share this experience with you and your family.  Students are welcome to wear …

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Welcome back to school Phillips’ families!

It is time for the 2018-19 school year.  If you have not registered for school, do so now!  You can complete your registration online at https://www.dmschools.org/enrollment-registration/ or at our school.

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New School Hours! 7:30-2:25

Please remember that elementary schools will begin at 7:30 a.m. and end at 2:25 p.m. Doors will open for breakfast students at 7:10 a.m.

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