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  • October 22, 2020

    Helpful info for elementary parents as students come back full-time

    All of Ankeny Community School District’s PK-5th grade students returned to learn in person, full time on October 19th. In order to keep our Ankeny students, staff and families safe and healthy, we will be continuing to redefine what a “normal” school day looks like. We realize families may need…

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  • September 16, 2020

    Welcome Interim Superintendent Dr. Azinger

    The Ankeny Board of Education is pleased to announce Dr. Al Azinger was unanimously appointed as the Interim Superintendent of Schools for the Ankeny Community School District. Dr. Azinger has significant experience as a secondary and university administrator. He will step in as Interim Superintendent on September 16,…

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icon A note from Principal Owen

Welcome to Southeast Elementary!

My name is Tara Owen, and I am the principal at Southeast Elementary.  I look forward to serving your child and family in a school community that embraces and grows all learners! Our motto at Southeast is ‘Better Together’ and I believe that each day at Southeast we are here to live that motto with and for our Southeast students, families, and staff – we are better together! Southeast is a school that grows leaders through student voice and choice.  Our Southeast mission illustrates this by putting empathy, empowerment, learning, and relationships at the front of our work and interactions with every child. Our Southeast mission is… At Southeast we…
  • Lead with empathy
  • Empower the whole child
  • Are lifelong learners
  • Develop lasting relationships
Southeast welcome