WDMCS Highlights from Let’s Move
West Des Moines Community Schools had quite the representation at the Let’s Move event at Wells Fargo Arena featuring First Lady Michelle Obama.
- Featured speaker Shawn Johnson is a former Valley High School student.
- Performer Katelyn Epperly is a Valley High School graduate. She was assisted by drummer, and fellow Valley alum, Nick Frampton.
- Valley’s five time state champion Competition Cheer Squad performed.
- Valley’s A Cappella Reign choral group also performed.
- Journalism students from Valley received press passes and were able to cover the event.
- Jordan Creek fourth grader Elyse Hall is a member of the Isiserettes who also performed at the event.
- Westridge Elementary’s “Westridge Walks” program was mentioned by the First Lady in her speech and the entire Westridge Elementary sixth grade was in attendance.
- Phenix Elementary got a very special invitation to the event as the only students younger than sixth grade because they were recently named Iowa’s Healthiest K-12 School.
- More than 200 students from Indian Hills and Stilwell junior high schools were in attendance.
- Stilwell students were on stage with the First Lady performing the Interlude Dance for the finale.