Halloween Parade/Parties
October 31st (2:30-3:20)

Headlines and Features
Calling All Veterans
Dear EDW Parents and Community Members, As part of our fall investigation, we have been studying rights, responsibilities, and civic duty. We are looking for veterans who would be willing to participate in some upcoming activities and a celebration in their honor.  READ MORE...
Stop Bullying
Anti-Bullying Awareness Month
In USD 204/Edwardsville Elementary, bullying is not an acceptable behavior. During the month of October, we are participating in several activities to educate students and staff on what bullying is, how to handle bullying situations, and how to report bullying.   READ MORE...

Extra Extra...Read All About Them

Edwardsville Elementary strives to make sure your child is building to be their best and we want you to know more about the staff that partner with your children. Last month, we introduced you to the Kindergarten team. This month, we are highlighting our 3rd Grade team, who are located in the PURPLE pod. 

Left to right: Mrs. Ball, Mrs. Copple, and Mrs. Downing

This is Mrs. Ball’s fifth year teaching at Edwardsville Elementary School, eighth year teaching in USD 204, and her twelfth year teaching in an elementary classroom.  In 2002, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and English as a Second Language from Emporia State University.  In 2010, she received a Master of Science degree in Instructional Design and Technology from Emporia State University.  Mrs. Ball is currently working toward an Educational Specialist Degree in Education Administration at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She lives in Kansas City with her husband Aaron and their three children Mitchell, Lillie, and Beckett.  They enjoy traveling, camping, playing outside, and watching The Royals!

Mrs. Copple is a proud graduate of Northwest Missouri State. Go Bearcats!!!  She is in her 5th year of teaching at EDW.  This is Mrs. Copple’s first time being a 3rd grade teacher. She loves being here at EDW.  She has a very handsome son whose name is Ryder as well as two dogs! Her favorite thing to do with her family is go to the Lake of the Ozarks!

Mrs. Downing has been teaching at Edwardsville Elementary for the past two years.  She graduated from Ottawa University with her degree in elementary education.  She has been teaching third grade for about 12 years.  For fun, Mrs. Downing loves to travel and be outside.  You can often find her walking with her dog and husband. Sometimes, she can be seen visiting her three children at Pittsburgh State University.


 Edwardsville Elementary School 
1700 S 104th St, Edwardsville, KS 66111
Phone (913) 422-4036
Fax (913) 422-7165

Principal - Tammara DeLaRosa

Assistant Principal- Stefani Dreiling

Counselor- Kristin Moulin


Today I promise to be in control of my attitude.  I can be a caring friend.  Be honest in what I say and do.  Show respect to others and myself.  Care for our building.  And give my best effort in all I do.  I will soar to my personal best.  Because I am an EAGLE.

Edwardsville Elementary Vision
Edwardsville students, staff, and community; Building to be our BEST!