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School Board to Review Boundary Proposal

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Boundary Committee Recommends New Map to Superintendency

At its Monday, Nov. 17 meeting, the Boundary Committee voted to recommend Map C5 to the superintendency.

Based on feedback from three public forums and an online survey, the superintendency developed two additional options – C4 and C5 – for the committee to review.

Map Options

The committee also recommended maintaining the current timeline to bring a proposal to the School Board on Monday, Nov. 24 and a final decision on Monday, Dec. 8.



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Flu Shot Clinic at Crestview Nov. 20

The Polk County Health Department is sponsoring a community flu clinic at Crestview Elementary on Thurs., Nov. 20 from 3-7 p.m. This clinic is open to students, staff, and families of West Des Moines Community Schools. It is also open to the community, so please invite family, friends and neighbors!

Most insurances are accepted, so please bring your insurance card with you. Flu shots will be $20 without proof of insurance.

Some students may qualify for a free vaccine. Please call 515-286-3798 with any questions regarding insurance and/or free vaccine eligibility.


Bricks 4 Kidz – Amusement Park Rides, Grades 1-5

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Grades 1-5 join this hands-on class where you’ll be able to discover, explore, invent, and create using LEGO® bricks! We’ll build motorized amusement park rides while learning how to make things spin, roll, turn, and rock! Class taught by Ingrid Wyman.

Saturday, November 22, 9 a.m.-noon, Westridge Elementary, Media Center, $40.

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Committee Selects Two Maps for Public Feedback

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Forums on School Boundary Changes Coming Up!

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School Boundary Committee Meets Nov. 6

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I’m Taking Care – Session 2

vb_adventures_taking_care_session_2WDMCS Community Education’s Adventures program is offering a second session of the class I’m Taking Care.

Class Description: Has your child been asking to start babysitting? Make sure they are prepared by signing them up for our I’m Taking Care class that will cover emergencies, child play, feeding, diapering, and more! The class for Grades 5-8 will run Saturdays, November 1 & 8 from 9 a.m. to noon at Westridge Elementary. For more information or to register, please call WDMCS Community Education at 633-5001 or visit their website.

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Boundary Committee Meets October 21

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Red Ribbon Week – October 27 – 31

Just a reminder Red Ribbon week is October 27 – 31! Below you will see the themes for the week!

Monday:  Rally Against Drugs (wear red to kick off the week)

Tuesday:  Team Up Against Drugs (wear your favorite sports team)

Wednesday:  Hats off to Being Drug Free (hat day)

Thursday:  Drugs Turn you Inside Out (comfy clothes inside out)

Friday:  Sock it to Drugs (crazy sock day)