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Design Studio Class Presents Original Clothing Lines at Fashion Show

Slideshow image for 2016-17 Design Studio Fashion Show: "Papyrus." Features a graphic of a woman with short dark hair wearing a hat tipped low over her face and a white blouse. Blue and orange triangles make up the background.

The Valley High School Design Studio class presented its end-of-year fashion show, “Papyrus,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 12, in the Staplin Performing Arts Center. Student models showcased original lines crafted by the Design Studio students.

Download the Event Poster

See photos from this year’s show taken by sophomore Daniel Truong, as well as a video of the show edited by sophomore Allison Ohringer.

See more photos from this year’s show on the district Flickr.

See photos from the 2016 show.

See photos from the 2015 show.


2016-17 Sixth-Grade Track Meet Info.

The Dick Bittner Sixth-Grade Memorial Track Meet will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, at the Valley High School track, 3650 Woodland Ave., West Des Moines.

The 100-, 200-, and 800-meter races and the 4×200 relay will be held in the morning, along with the field events. The track meet will continue with three relays, the sprint medley, the 4×70 shuttle, and the 4×100 after lunch. “Chariot Race” and “Champion’s Run” events will also take place after the 100-meter dash.

Nutrition Services will provide breakfast and lunch to the students. Breakfast will be served as soon as the students arrive, and lunch will be served starting at 11 a.m. A la carte items will be available all day long. All students, visitors, and family members may use a school lunch account or cash to pay for lunches. Students will be able to get breakfast and lunch with a negative account balance, but they must have enough money in their account to pay for any a la carte items.

See the menu 2017 Sixth-Grade Track Meet Lunch Menu

The West Des Moines Police Department would also like to remind attendees not to park in front of the mailboxes on 39th Street.

The track meet is the culmination of a physical education unit. Students have the opportunity to enter as many as four events. The West Des Moines Community Schools elementary physical education staff is proud to sponsor the event and invites families and staff to attend the annual Dick Bittner Sixth-Grade Memorial Track Meet.

Approximate Schedule of Events
9:30-10:15 a.m. 200M Dash 14 heats (7 girls, 7 boys)
10:15-10:40 a.m. 800M Run 4 heats (2 girls, 2 boys)
10:40-11:15 a.m. 100M Dash 14 heats (7 girls, 7 boys)
11:15-11:45 a.m. 4x200M Dash 8 heats (4 girls, 4 boys)
11:45 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Shuttle Relay 16 heats (8 girls, 8 boys)
12:20-1 p.m. Sprint Medley 8 heats (4 girls, 4 boys)
1-1:40 p.m. 4x100M Relay 8 heats (4 girls, 4 boys)
1:45-2 p.m. Awards

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