School News


Kindergarten Sign-Up Begins March 11


The first day of Kindergarten 2015-2016 will be here before you know it! It’s an exciting time for staff and students, but it all starts with registration. Sign-up begins on March 11. Register soon to guarantee a spot in your neighborhood school. To find out where to register and what to bring, click on the image.


Parent-Teacher Conferences Postponed 2/25/15


The parent-teacher conferences that are scheduled for tonight ave been postponed.  We will let you know when they have been rescheduled.


Student Handprints Headed to California


The Kind-Hearted Handprints that were on display in the building are now on their way to Dignity Health Hospital in California where an organization called Kids for Peace will combine them with other student handprints to try and break the Guinness Book of World Records record for the largest collage of cut-out handprints. The current record is 30,006!


Tutoring Sign Up at South Union


Students who attend a Title I school in Des Moines may be eligible for tutoring services at no cost to their family. In order to be eligible students must attend one of the 25 Title I schools in Des Moines and meet low income guidelines. To learn more and to register, click on the headline.


December Newsletter Now Available!!


Please click here to access the December South Union Newsletter!


Student Council Cleans Up Neighborhood


Members of the South Union Elementary School student council broke up into teams, picked up rakes and spent Tuesday afternoon clearing neighboring yards of leaves and debris. The task left the students invigorated, the neighbors smiling and the neighborhood looking terrific. Nice work, guys! Click to see more photos.

Upcoming Events

Mar 30
Iowa Assessment Testing
Apr 02
3rd Grade Music Concert
Apr 02
2nd Grade Music Concert
Apr 07
PTO Meeting
May 05
PTO Meeting

4201 S. Union St, Des Moines, IA 50315
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About South Union Elementary School


4201 S. Union Street, Des Moines, IA 50315

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South Union Elementary is a union of Granger and Mitchell Elementary schools. We prepare students to be productive citizens through academics, arts and wellness. Read More…

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