School News


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.


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.

Upcoming Events

Mar 03
PTO Meeting
Mar 13
Spring Recess
Apr 07
PTO Meeting
May 05
PTO Meeting
Aug 26
First day of school 2015-2016

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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