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2820 E. 24th Street | Des Moines, IA 50317
Phone: 515-242-8408 | Fax: 515-323-8619

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Here Comes the Bus App

Please click on the below link for instructions on how to download Here Comes the Bus app.  If your student rides the school bus, you will want to have this app on your phone.  Is shows where the bus is at, if it is running late or if there is a different bus number picking up your student.

Here Comes the Bus App Download instructions


Garton Elementary is HIRING for our After School Programs! 

We are looking for engaging and attentive new staff members to provide care and supervision for students in our 21st Century After School Programs! This position would be responsible for helping to hand out snack, providing support during planned activities, helping students transition between activities, and assisting with student dismissal at the end of the program. If you are a parent or guardian, this position comes with the added perk of your child having a guaranteed spot in the after-school program!

Shifts Available: Monday – Friday (2:30-5:00) with the potential to be flexible if needed
Pay Rate: $13.17 per hour


  • Applicants must be 16 years of age or older
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Patience, flexibility, and empathy
  • Ability to effectively communicate with students, family members, staff, and Community Partners
  • Ability to pass and maintain an approved criminal background check clearance

If you, or someone you know, is interest in applying please reach out to Marilyn Bagley through Snap! Connect messaging, by email at, or by call/text at 515-423-0299.


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