School News

August 23rd First Day Of School

7/17/2017

The first day of school for the 17.18 school year will be Wednesday, August 23rd.  That is an early out day so we will be dismissing at 1:40pm.

PTA Kindergarten Playdate

7/17/2017

The PTA is hosting a Kindergarten Playdate for 17/18 incoming kindergarteners and their families.  Please join us on Sunday August 20th from 4:00pm -5:00pm on the playground behind the school.

Kindergarten Jumpstart

7/17/2017

Kindergarten Jumpstart will be August 10th & 11th from 9:00am-11:00am. All incoming Hanawalt kindergarteners are invited. You can drop your child off between 8:50 and 9:00 on the 10th. A sign in table will be located outside the office.

Meet the Teacher-Monday, August 21st

7/17/2017

Please join us from 6:00-7:30 on Monday August 21 for our Meet the Teacher and Information Night. Teachers will be in their rooms from 6:00-7:00. Information about arrival and dismissal, Metro Kids, PTA, lunches and more will be available.  You may drop your school We hope to see you there!

Longer School Day for 17.18 School Year

7/17/2017

Our school hours are changing for the 17/18 school year.  Bell hours will be from 8:15-3:40. Wednesday Early out will be from 8:15-1:40. Students may enter the building at 7:45 am. Students will also be off the following dates to allow for Professional Learning for our teachers: October 27, January 22,Febraury 19 and March 30. … Read more »

Online Registration Starts July 17

7/17/2017

On July 17, 2017, online registration will open for families currently in the district for the 2017-18 school year. Families new to DMPS should contact the Welcome Center (see below) as soon as possible. To help ensure that schools and students are well prepared for the first day of school, parents are encouraged to register their child … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Aug 01
School Board Meeting
Aug 10
Kindergarten Jumpstart
Aug 11
Kindergarten Jumpstart
Aug 15
School Board Meeting
Aug 20
Kindergarten Playdate

225 56th Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
P: 515-242-8411 | F: 515-323-8621
E: hanawalt@dmschools.org

About Hanawalt Elementary School

225 56th Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

P: 515-242-8411  | E: hanawalt@dmschools.org 

 

Hanawalt Elementary is a neighborhood school that serves the west side of Des Moines with a rich tradition of educational and social excellence. Read More…

Welcome to Hanawalt! It is a sincere honor to be a part of such an outstanding school community.

-Principal Kelly Schofield

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