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All the 2015 Valley Southwoods Freshman High School Tigers of the Month. Photo credit: VSW principal Mitch Kuhnert.

Life in the WDMCS 5/18/15

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WDMCS Graduation and Commencement

The West Des Moines Community School District proudly announces that 713 students will graduate […]

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Murphy Earns Iowa World Language Association Award

West Des Moines Community Schools Spanish teacher Amy Murphy was named the Outstanding Elementary […]

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Welcome to West Des Moines Community School District

The West Des Moines Community School District serves more than 55,000 residents in the western portion of Polk County – West Des Moines and Clive, parts of Urbandale and Windsor Heights, and nearby rural areas. For more than 100 years, the West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) has been preparing learners for life. We are the ninth largest district in the state with more than 9,000 kindergarten through 12th grade students, approximately 1,200 employees and 14 schools.

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Life in the WDMCS 5/11/15

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Valley High School’s “The Wizard of Oz” Features Students From Across the District

Valley High School Performing Arts Department is performing the classic “The Wizard of Oz” […]

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Students learned about Japanese fish-printing for Fairmeadows Cultural Arts Day.

Life in the WDMCS 5/4/15

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Information for Parents

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Life in the WDMCS 5/11/15

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Youth Classes Survey

WDMCS Community Education would like your input to help us better plan our future […]

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Valley High School’s “The Wizard of Oz” Features Students From Across the District

Valley High School Performing Arts Department is performing the classic “The Wizard of Oz” […]

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Information for Staff

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Life in the WDMCS 5/11/15

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Board Approves Budget, Calls for State Funding

On Monday, April 13, the West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education approved […]

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The Blue and Gold Award, for the Valley High School website.

WDMCS Earns School Public Relations Awards

The West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) earned the Blue and Gold Award for […]

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About Our Schools

The West Des Moines Community School District serves more than 55,000 residents in the western portion of Polk County.

What's New

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Valley High School’s “The Wizard of Oz” Features Students From Across the District

Valley High School Performing Arts Department is performing the classic “The Wizard of Oz” […]

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Board Approves New 2015-16 Calendar, Aug. 24 Start Date

The first day of school for the 2015-16 school year will be Monday, Aug. […]

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