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Des Moines Elementary School
23801 16th Avenue South Des Moines, WA 98198


Farewell Open House for Old Des Moines Elementary Building

Farewell Open House for Old Des Moines Elementary Building
Historical photograph of old Des Moines Elementary School building

You are invited to a farewell open house on June 1 for the current Des Moines Elementary building, which has been a school since 1925.

You are welcome to walk the halls one last time on Saturday, June 1, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. See past and present faculty and staff, and reunite with old elementary school classmates.

No fee for memories or to walk through. Lasagna dinner and other offerings raise funds for the Des Moines Elementary PTSA.

The PTSA is offering a lasagna dinner while it lasts... 

Lasagna Dinner

  • Pre-sale: $8/adult, $5/child (check to DME PTSA) mailed to Des Moines Elementary School PTSA, 22001 9th Ave S, Des Moines WA 98198 or drop it in the PTSA lock box in the school office by May 24.
  • At the door: $10/adult, $5/child, credits cards accepted.

The event includes:

  • Mr. Everett's photo booth
  • Homefront Ice Cream
  • Student art raffle
  • Teacher experiences for purchase (first come/first serve)
  • Bake sale
  • Memory lane of yearbooks & plaques 
  • Slideshow
  • Photos of the school for sale

Event planners have created "Walk to Remember: Celebrating Des Moines Elementary," a Facebook group to spread the word.