Walnut Hills families... you really filled our teacher hearts today! ❤️ Thank you for all of your amazing signs, smiles and waves today during our car parade! We absolutely loved seeing each and every one of you. Thank you for being patient with us as our long parade made its way to your streets. We love you and look forward to the next time we can see you.
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Route for car parade : Wednesday, April 1st We will depart Walnut Hills at 2:00pm.
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#what lifts you
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WHE FUN RUN 2019! We are more than halfway to our goal, so our principals are sporting purple wigs today!
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We can’t wait to see the final product! Family painting at Walnut Hills - come add your thumbprint! #leadershipnight2019
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Leadership Night Tonight! 6:00-8:00pm
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Welcome back teachers!! Students, we can’t wait to see you next week!
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Twinning at Walnut Hills today!
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School Information


Walnut Hills Elementary
4240 NW 156th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50323


Phone: 515.987.3585
Attendance: 515.987.2742
Fax: 515.987.9784

School Time

Regular: 8:50 - 3:40
Early Dismissal: 1:40

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Walnut Hills Elementary Stories

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Principal Carenza

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It is a pleasure to serve as the Principal at Walnut Hills and I very much look forward to working with you this school year!

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Upcoming Events

Walnut Hills Elementary Monthly PTO Meeting
4240 NW 156th Street, Urbandale, IA 50323
Early Dismissal/PD
Walnut Hills 4th Grade Classes to Capitol
Des Moines Capitol, 1007 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50319
Walnut Hills Elementary 5th Grade to JA Biztown Trip 1
Biztown, 6100 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
Walnut Hills Elementary 5th Grade to JA Biztown Trip 2
Biztown, 6100 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
Walnut Hills Elementary Grand Blue Mile for Striders
Location TBD
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