School News

Ameri Corps Commitment Opportunities

11/8/2017

The Des Moines Public Schools AmeriCorps Program is hiring 20 and 30 hour a week positions with a start date of December 1, 2017. An AmeriCorps Member will serve as a literacy tutor in an elementary building. The DMPS AmeriCorps tutoring member will collaborate with school staff to improve and maintain reading proficiency for elementary students in … Read more »

Winter Break

10/18/2017

NO SCHOOL – December 22nd – January 2nd

Polar Express & Pajama Day

10/18/2017

Come to school on December 21st in your pajama and enjoy the day with friends watching The Polar Express.

Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grade Title Night

10/18/2017

Do you like to make gingerbread houses? Well come to Garton and make your own!!!  We are having our Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grade Title Night on December 14th, from 5:30-7:00.  Hope to see everyone for our Gingerbread Night!!!

Popcorn Days

9/11/2017

Popcorn Days at Garton!  The bags are $.50 a piece.  Please remember there is a limit of only 2 bags per student. September 29th November 17th December 15th January 26th February 23rd March 23rd April 27th May 25th

Backpacks

Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers

8/10/2017

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.

Upcoming Events

Dec 15
Popcorn Day
Dec 21
Polar Day Express
Dec 22
Winter Recess – No School
Dec 25
Holiday – Offices Closed
Dec 29
Holiday – Offices Closed

2820 E 24th St, Des Moines, IA 50317
P: 515-242-8408 | F: 515-323-8619
E: garton@dmschools.org

About Garton Elementary School

2820 E. 24th Street, Des Moines, IA 50317

P: 515-242-8408 | E: garton@dmschools.org 

 

Garton is a successfully merged building of Adams and Garton elementary schools. Garton meets the diverse needs of all learners by providing support to ELL, Special Education and mentally and physically disabled students. Read More…

Welcome to Garton Elementary School! We are excited to work with you and your child!

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