School News


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.


November Newsletter Available!


In this month’s newsletter, find out how many parents attended conferences, the importance of the Friday Folder and what Principal Szakacs wants you to know before the snow flies! We invite you to take a look and stay up to speed on everything happening at South Union Elementary. Click on the image to select English or Spanish.


DMPS, Parks & Rec Partner for Basketball


Des Moines Parks and Recreation and Des Moines Public Schools are partnering to offer a youth basketball league for the 2014-2015 season. The program is for students in grades 1st through 7th. The registration deadline is October 17 and fees are $50 per student or $450 per team. Click the image to learn more and register to play.

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Fuel Up To Play 60 and Iowa’s Healthy Kids


Come join South Union Elementary kick off their 2014 “Fuel up to Play 60” campaign with “Iowa’s Healthy Kids” 30 minutes of activity day.  The event is scheduled for Friday October 10, 2014.  Every student will be taking part in this activity and we would like to invite YOU to come and join in.  No … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Feb 03
PTO Meeting
Feb 19
1st Grade Music Concert
Feb 19
Kindergarten Music Concert
Mar 03
PTO Meeting
Mar 13
Spring Recess

4201 S. Union St, Des Moines, IA 50315
P: 515-242-8409 | F: 515-953-0486

About South Union Elementary School


4201 S. Union Street, Des Moines, IA 50315

P: 515-242-8509 | 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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