Staplin Performing Arts Center Dedication Nov. 12

UPDATE, Nov. 17, 2015: The Staplin Performing Arts Center was dedicated on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. Below is a video of the full ceremony.


From Oct. 14, 2015: Join the West Des Moines Community Schools for a celebration of the arts as our community dedicates the Staplin Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12. This event is free and open to the public.

The dedication honors Dr. Phyllis Staplin, who served as a district curriculum director for 33 years and provided enduring support to every facet of the district’s fine arts program.

The evening will feature a student art exhibit, a youth dance showcase, and performances by Valley band, drama, orchestra, and vocal students.