School News

Hy Vee PTA Fundraiser


Bring in this flyer to Hy Vee on October 14 or October 20 and part of the proceeds come back to the Studebaker PTA. Thanks

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Breakfast Free For All Students This Year


We’re pleased to tell you every Des Moines Public Schools elementary student will now have access to breakfast at no cost to the students or their families. This expansion means almost every school in the district offers at least one no-cost meal option during the day. Click on the headline to find out more about why DMPS now offers free breakfast to K-5 students!


Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers


No more pulling crumpled paper flyers from your student’s backpack! Opportunities in the community will now be available online, instead of jumbled up with homework and artwork. Read about child-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

New School Hours for 2017-2018


The new school hours for Studebaker Elementary for the 2017-2018 school year are as follows: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday   8:45-3:40 Wednesday  8:45-2:10

Students build rollercoasters for STEM project.

Amusement Park Lesson at Studebaker


Studebaker Elementary School students built a miniature amusement, complete with roller coasters and the ominous sounding “Wheel of Death” (OK, it’s a Ferris wheel, but a big one!) Check out photos of this fun exercise showing off their STEM engineering skills and understanding of Newton’s Laws of Motion. Click on the headline.

Paying it Forward at Studebaker Elementary


Fifth graders in Paula Banowetz’s class recently read the story “Pay it Forward,” about a boy named Trevor who plants a tree of kindness that branches out far and wide. For a project related to the book, one group of students decided to take action in the spirit of the assigned theme: Spread the Kindness. Click the headline to read more about a food drive organized by students Natalee Richardson, Lexie Bingham, Eric Millard, Jack Huffman, Kennedy Hopkins and Aiden Rinker.

Upcoming Events

Oct 27
No School – Professional Development Day
Nov 07
School Board Meeting
Nov 13
PTA Meeting (6-7)
Nov 21
School Board Meeting
Nov 22
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300 E County Line Rd, Des Moines, IA 50320
P: 515-242-8436 | F: 515-323-8646

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About Studebaker Elementary School

300 E. County Line Rd., Des Moines, IA 50320

P: 515-242-8436 | E:


As the pride of Des Moines’ south side, the Studebaker School Community will strive to create responsible, collaborative individuals who have the knowledge, attitude and ingenuity to be successful in an ever-changing world. Read More…

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