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Meet & Mingle Popsicle Gathering

7/29/2014

Summer is almost over and the school season is near… Let’s kick off the new year with a meet & mingle event! There will be familiar faces and some new, so join us for this social event to get to know our Cowles families. New families can ask questions to our current families, kids can … Read more »

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Back-To-School Night

7/15/2014

Please join us on August 26, 5:30 to 6:30 for our Back-To-School Night!  Families will have an opportunity to meet their child’s new teacher and hear about upcoming events for the 2014-2015 school year.  We hope to see you on August 26th!

Important date

School Registration

7/11/2014

Registration Day Is Coming – Thursday, July 24th 1:00pm-7:00pm This will give you an opportunity to pay your student’s book fees.  The following amounts are listed below by grade level.               •          Kindergarten – 5th grade – $25 / year             •          6th – 8th grade – $50 / year        Book fees are … Read more »

Art Festival

Des Moines Arts Festival

6/16/2014

Cowles Montessori Parent Group (CMPG) will be once again running one of the four nonprofit-run beer and wine sales tents at the Des Moines Arts Festival, and again this year we will also be running the Iowa Craft Beer tent! Volunteering at the festival is fun and easy – it’s a great way to get to know … Read more »

Cowles Moving Up

2014 8th Grade Promotion

6/16/2014

Congratulations to the Cowles Montessori 8th Grade Class of 2014 in their promotion to high school.

Middle School Classroom News

Middle School Classroom News

5/20/2014

As part of school-wide effort to promote a healthy lifestyle and the benefits of exercise, the seventh and eighth grade students are going to bicycle from Cowles Montessori School to Saylorville Lake next week.  The group will ride to Saylorville and have outdoor activities along with a picnic lunch.  Many of the students have been … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Aug 17
Meet & Mingle Popsicle Gathering
Aug 20
First Day of School (K-8)
Aug 26
Back-To-School Night
Sep 4
First Day of School (Preschool)

Cowles is Iowa's only public Montessori school. Click here to learn more about our philosophy.

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Cowles Mission:  Together we celebrate diversity, respect, and the love for learning through the Montessori Method.  Our environment nurtures and prepares the child for a global community.

 

CMPG officers for the 2014/2015 school year are as follows:

President: Dena Fife

VP: Jennifer Moehlmann

Treasurer: Mac Stanfield

Secretary: Amanda McGuire

 

CMPG has a new email address that people can be directed to: cmpgpresident@gmail.com

Calendar of Events

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About Cowles Montessori School

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6401 College Ave, Windsor Heights, IA 50324

P: 515-242-7818  | E: cowles@dmschools.org 

 

Located in the community of Windsor Heights, Cowles is Iowa’s only public Montessori school and serves students in preschool through eighth grade. Read More…

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