Get Ready for Winter with WDMCS

Despite recent warm temperatures, winter break is almost here! This year, there will be no school Dec. 21–Jan. 1. All district offices are closed Dec. 25, Dec. 26, and Jan. 1. Classes will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 2.

As we head into December, families should be prepared for potential winter weather. To review our weather closings procedure, please visit our “Weather Closings” webpage.

If school is canceled, delayed, or dismissed early because of weather conditions, announcements will be provided:

  • through the district weather hotline at 515-633-5555
  • on the district website (
  • on the district’s Facebook page and Twitter account
  • through local TV and radio stations
  • through the Infinite Campus notification system

Families can choose to be notified by phone, text message, and email. Please make sure your preferred contact information and methods are entered into Infinite Campus. Get directions online. Changes may take up to 48 hours to appear.