Archive for May, 2018
May 22nd, 2018

The K-2 students at Hanawalt enjoyed their annual version of the Bloom Camp Relays by having a Fun Day Relay.  All students were able to participate in several activities including a tire roll, a “tank” relay in cardboard boxes, and a tug-o-war to name a few of events.  Today represents an opportunity for these students … Read more »


May 21st, 2018

Hanawalt held its annual Bloom Camp relays on Friday, May 18th for all the 3rd, 4th & 5th grade students as they competed in this fun & exciting Hanawalt tradition – our very own version of the Drake Relays! All races/events took place on the track and around the back field.   The weather cooperated and … Read more »


May 18th, 2018

Hanawalt Community, Our colleague and dear friend is retiring at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. After more than 30 years of service, education and dedication to the health and wellbeing of all children, we would like to thank him with a celebration. Please join us Thursday, May 24th from 3:30-5:00pmin the Hanawalt Library … Read more »


May 14th, 2018

Hanawalt Elementary School participated in a very special day recently.  The students, along with teachers and staff, hosted the first annual Leadership Day on Friday, May 11th.  The day consisted of showcasing the different aspects of using The Leader in Me framework that promotes student success in and out of school.  Around 100 parents/families attended … Read more »


May 7th, 2018

A group of 5th grade students took part in the 2018 Drake Relays.  The 6 member team consisted 0f 4 boys and 2 girls coached by Mr. Baker and Ms. Bell.  Students were chosen from their time trials at during their physical education classes at school.  Congratulations to Ftahwit, Jimmylyne, Isaiah, Damarius, Alex, and Jack.


May 4th, 2018

Hanawalt is pleased to welcome new principal Jolene Liebl, who is currently serving as Oskaloosa Elementary School principal. She will join the DMPS team after the end of the school year. We will miss Principal Kelly Schofield — who isn’t going far! She has accepted the position of DMPS Director of Elementary Teaching and Learning. Congratulations to both Principal Liebl and Director Schofield! Click on the headline to read more.