The West Des Moines Community Schools proudly announces that 681 students will graduate from the district this year. Valley High School will graduate 593 seniors with traditional diplomas, plus 8 with Certificates of Attendance (foreign exchange students). Walnut Creek Campus will graduate 88 students. Sixty students will graduate with traditional diplomas, and 28 will graduate with core diplomas.
This year’s prom will be held from 8-11 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in downtown Des Moines.
The “Great Gatsby”-themed dance is for Valley High School and Walnut Creek Campus juniors and seniors and their dates or guests. Guests and dates must be under 21 to attend, and request forms will be available shortly.
Tickets are $25, and free for Valley and Walnut Creek seniors. Tickets will be on sale the week of prom.
The After-Prom Event is at Valley High School on Saturday, May 21, from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. This year’s theme is “Party in the USA.”
The West Des Moines Community School District proudly announces 59 students will graduate from Walnut Creek Campus this year. Forty -nine are participating in commencement. Thirty-three students will graduate with a traditional diploma, 14 will graduate with a core diploma, one will receive a diploma from Des Moines Area Community College, and one will receive a HiSET high school diploma equivalency.
Please join us in celebrating these graduates at Walnut Creek Campus’ 2015 commencement ceremony.
Walnut Creek Campus Commencement Thursday, May 21, at 7 p.m.
Valley Performing Arts Center (3650 Woodland Ave., West Des Moines)
Students who attended a West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) elementary are invited back to Seniors Come Home. This special event gives seniors the opportunity to visit their home elementary school so teachers and fellow students can wish them well on their upcoming graduation. Seniors Come Home has been a tradition in the WDMCS for more than 20 years.
On May 18, graduating seniors are invited back to their home school at the following times:
Clive 3:30 p.m.
Crestview 3:15 p.m.
Crossroads 4 p.m.
Fairmeadows 3:45 p.m.
Hillside 4 p.m.
Jordan Creek 3 p.m.
Western Hills 3 p.m.
Westridge 4 p.m.
All retired elementary teachers and staff are welcome!