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  • January 26, 2021

    Classes Canceled at Ankeny Schools Tuesday, January 26

    Due to inclement weather, classes are canceled at all Ankeny schools today, Tuesday, January 26 this includes remote learners. All athletics and activities are postponed. The Before and After-School Program will be closed. No drivers’ education at Ankeny school buildings.  Call Street Smarts for additional information, 515-279-1112. No high school…

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  • January 21, 2021

    Volunteers Needed: Ankeny Service Center Community Event

    The Ankeny Service Center will host “Sharing our Resources: A Community Event” from Noon to 5 pm: Saturday, January 30 10 am to 3 pm: Sunday, January 31 at the Lakeside Center, Ankeny. The event, which is open to the public, will offer coats, winter gear, personal care and household…

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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