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4th Grade Food Drive


Thank you to everyone that contributed! It was a great success!

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Conference Sign-Up


Dear Parents, You are invited to sign up for South Union Fall Conferences at the website . At the website you will need to enter your enter your child’s teachers Entry Code (listed below).  Fall Conferences are scheduled for October 18 from 3:30-7:30 and October 20 from 3:30-7:15.  If you do not have internet … Read more »

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Parent – Teacher Conferences


Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held October 18th from 3:30-7:30 and October 20th from 3:30-7:15.  The link to sign up with be posted soon.

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Fundraiser Kickoff!


We kick-off our building fundraiser on September 29 We are trying to raise $6000 that will go to the walking track, school supplies and to support PTO family programs.  Thank for your support.  Our students appreciate it!

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Back to School Night!


Join us on Tuesday, August 23rd from 4pm-6pm for Back to School Night.  Come and meet your teacher, drop off supplies, get general information and celebrate the beginning of a new school year.  We can’t wait to see you!

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Fall Registration


Registration for the 2016-2017 school year will be July 28th from 1pm-7pm at South Union Elementary School.  We look forward to seeing each of you!

Upcoming Events

Mar 10
No school
Mar 13
Spring Recess – no school
May 29
Holiday – no school, offices closed
May 30
Last Day of School – Elementary & Middle Schools
Sep 04
Labor Day

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About South Union Elementary School


4201 S. Union Street, Des Moines, IA 50315

P: 515-242-8409 | E: 


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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