School News

Middle School Classroom News

Middle School Classroom News

9/30/2014

Middle School students are immersed in their AR or DM class. AR is starting basic programming with RobotC. They will be assembling a fully automated railroad crossing and programming the bars to move up and down. DM is learning sketching techniques and will be using the Autodesk Inventor program soon. Autodesk Inventor is a computer … Read more »

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What’s for Lunch? Ask the DMPS Mobile App

9/26/2014

You can now find out what’s for breakfast and lunch at every school on every day of the year. You can even find out nutritional information. Just visit the Dining section on the new DMPS Mobile App. If you don’t yet have the app, click the header to download it for Apple or Android and learn more about its many features.

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What’s for Lunch? Ask the DMPS Mobile App

9/26/2014

You can now find out what’s for breakfast and lunch at every school on every day of the year. You can even find out nutritional information. Just visit the Dining section on the new DMPS Mobile App. If you don’t yet have the app, click the header to download it for Apple or Android and learn more about its many features.

Primary Classroom News

Preprimary Classroom News

9/19/2014

Our returning and new preprimary students are adjusting nicely to the new school year.  Our goal as preprimary teachers is to help our students adjust to their new “Prepared Environment”.  An example of some of the lessons we are giving our students include:  “Grace and Courtesy”, what it looks like to be a “Peaceful student”, … Read more »

Upper Level Classroom News

Upper Level Classroom News

9/3/2014

Welcome back! In our first trimester we are studying Chemistry combined with Functional Geography and the beginning of time.  In chemistry we will be studying states of matter, elements, compounds, acids and bases. While in Functional Geography we are exploring the topics of our solar system and how the sun effects our earth. Through experiments, readings and research, … Read more »

Peace Walk

Photos: Peace Walk and Ice Bucket Challenge

9/2/2014

View photos from the 2014 Cowles Montessori Peace Walk and Principal Greg Grylls ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on the Des Moines Public Schools Flickr page. Click the image to see the fun!

Upcoming Events

Oct 1
90 Minute Early Dismissal
Oct 2
Chinese Acrobats Assembly
Oct 3
Interest Fair-Upper Level
Oct 6
CMPG Meeting
Oct 8
90 Minute Early Dismissal

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

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Cowles Montessori Pawction

Saturday, October 18th, 2014 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The FFA Enrichment Center, DMACC Ankeny Campus

Click here for additional information:  http://cowles.dmschools.org/parents/cmpg/auction/

 

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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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