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  • May 2, 2022

    Kindergarten Information Night Recording

    The Kindergarten Information Night was held virtually on Tuesday, April 26 at 6:00 p.m. Parents of incoming Kindergartners learned more about: How to register for school Documents needed for registration Before and After School program Meet the Elementary School principals Important upcoming date…

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  • April 20, 2022

    Join Us April 21 for the Parent Advisory Committee

    Please join us for the April 21, 2022 PAC meeting. This will be an open discussion about the draft Strategic Plan and Graduate Profile. The partnership between families, parents, students, and the school has always been a priority in Ankeny. This collaboration will grow as parents and families unite in…

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  • May 30
    8:00 am-3:00 pm

    No School – Memorial Day

  • Jun 1
    All Day

    Last Day of School

  • Jun 6
    5:00 pm-8:00 pm

    School Board Meeting (Home)

icon A message from Principal Cisney

Welcome to Northwest Elementary School!

My name is Kate Cisney and I am proud to serve the students of Northwest Elementary School.  Our primary goal at Northwest Elementary School is to provide a strong academic foundation upon which students can build successful lives. We deliver instruction that challenges children to reach their greatest potential through a variety of approaches, assessment methods, and technology tools. Along with the mastery of basic skills, we focus on the ability to reason, problem solve, communicate effectively and think creatively. Through the Leader in Me framework, we have the opportunity to guide each student along his/her individual journey of personal growth and whole-child development. At Northwest, we create a positive learning environment by reinforcing the importance of respect, responsibility, and safety.  It is our sincere belief that home, school and community must work together in order to best provide a healthy school environment that nurtures students who are lifelong learners and productive citizens.
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