February 2nd, 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.

October 13th, 2017

We want to recognize our students for being respectful, responsible, safe, and caring!  Our student advisory team sponsored our October school spirit day, Pajama Day.  Students were encouraged to show school by wearing pajamas.  We have spirit.  Yes we do.  We have spirit.  How about you?  Open the story and click here to see more photos … Read more »

October 11th, 2017

The weather was a little brisk but the walk was invigorating as Greenwood students and staff took a stroll through the neighborhood, part of Iowa’s Healthiest State Initiative. Click the photo to see more of Greenwood taking to the streets.

September 29th, 2017

Greenwood has started a student advisory team.  We have a representative from each homeroom on the team.  Our student advisory is responsible for planning monthly school spirt days and monthly celebrations.  The group also helps us problem solve issues that are happening at Greenwood.  They serve as liaisons between their homerooms and staff.  We are … Read more »

September 25th, 2017

We want to recognize our students for being RESPECTFUL, RESPONSIBLE, SAFE, and CARING! Our student advisory team sponsored our first school spirit event this year, Mismatch Day. Students were encouraged to wear mismatched clothing. They could wear stripes and spots or animal print with floral print. They could even just wear two different socks. We had some students mismatched from head to toe. Check out more pictures by clicking on the title.

September 25th, 2017

It was game day and members of the Roosevelt football team, cheerleaders, and Coach Link stopped by Greenwood. The student athletes answered questions, read with students, and participated in classroom activities. The Greenwood students were excited to see the players and cheerleaders in uniform! Thanks for giving back and showing our students you care! Click on the headline for a link to more photos.

August 18th, 2017

We’re pleased to tell you every Des Moines Public Schools elementary student will now have access to breakfast at no cost to the students or their families. This expansion means almost every school in the district offers at least one no-cost meal option during the day. Click on the headline to find out more about why DMPS now offers free breakfast to K-5 students!

August 10th, 2017

No more pulling crumpled paper flyers from your student’s backpack! Opportunities in the community will now be available online, instead of jumbled up with homework and artwork. Read about child-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

August 10th, 2017

We are excited to meet all our Greenwood families during Back to School Night on Monday, August 21st from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. You may bring your school supplies and meet your new teacher.

August 10th, 2017

Greenwood will be participating in Breakfast in the Classroom this upcoming school year. Students will have the option to grab breakfast on their way to their classroom FREE OF CHARGE to parents. The menu will be posted on our district website. For more information about the program visit the Breakfast in the Classroom website.