Top Five Ways to Stay Informed in the WDMCS

As we start a new school year, we want to give you an overview of the best ways to stay informed in the West Des Moines Community Schools!

1. District Website
Keep an eye on our district website,! You’ll find new information and stories on the front page and tabs, and school news on each school site.

2. Email
Many schools have daily announcements that will arrive as emails sent directly to your inbox. You will also get emergency notifications and other updates.

3. Facebook and Twitter
The district is on Facebook and Twitter! Each school has its own Facebook page, and some are on Twitter. Like or follow us on these platforms to see feature articles, news items, and updates about life in the district.

Some Twitter accounts to follow:

4. Flickr, Instagram, and Snapchat
The Snapcode for the WDMCS district Snapchat account.We are also connecting with you through photos! Check out full albums on our Flickr account, or follow us on Instagram and Snapchat for snapshots of district life.

5. The “Informaline
The “Informaline” newsletter is one of the main places to find district news. It is a districtwide newsletter published about twice a month featuring district news and updates. It provides School Board meeting highlights and information relevant to all families.

Welcome to a new school year!