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Hubbell student and his family delivers donated school supplies to Jamacia


Students at Hubbell helped collect school supplies that were delivered to children in Jamaica.


Hubbell Elementary Students Create Mosaics


Hubbell Elementary School students decorated their hallways in beautiful colors this spring. They created mosaics, mostly featuring nature scenes, with their artist in residence, Concetta Morales. You’ll find the mosaics in the stairwells and hallways. Click the image to see more photos of their work on the district’s Flickr page.


Rodeo Prepares Students for Summer Riding


Hubbell Elementary students strapped on helmets, hopped on bikes and learned the rules of the road ahead of summer vacation. Thanks to Bike World for providing the gear and the bikes! Have a great summer, kids! Click on the image to visit the district’s Flickr page and see more photos.


Summer Reading Packets are Here!!!


The Summer Reading packets are in and you may download them now. Click Here to download the packet to get started.


Great Day for Gardening, Learning at Hubbell


Many schools around Des Moines now have gardens, which provide a real-life, hands-on lesson for students in botany and small-scale agriculture. Hubbell Elementary was one of the first schools to plant an on-site garden. Click the photo to read and see more about our school and community pitching in on a perfect day to plant this year’s crop.

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About Hubbell Elementary School


800 42nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

P: 515-242-8414 | E:


Our school prides itself on strong student achievement, engaged parental support, and a broad liberal arts curriculum that builds upon the cultural opportunities inherent in our eclectic neighborhood. Read More…

Hubbell has successfully served the families of this diverse neighborhood for several generations.

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