WDMCS Winter Weather Alert

WDMCS Schools Closed Thursday, Jan. 11

The West Des Moines Community Schools is closed today, Jan. 11, due to severe weather conditions.

Employees designated to report to work when schools are closed should do so according to established procedures.

  • No Tiger Cubs preschool. If you are a preschool parent in a non-district building, please contact that facility.
  • Kids West is closed.
  • No evening activities.
  • All Community Education activities and programs have been canceled. This includes Brighter Beginnings, LEARNwest and Adventures classes, preschool, Kids West, and all facility use.
  • Valley High School and Valley Southwoods Freshman High School finals will move back one day. Finals for periods 2, 4, and 8/Early Bird will take place on Friday, Jan. 12. Finals for periods 1 and 6 and make-up exams will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 16. The first day of second semester will now be Wednesday, Jan. 17. 

Student days missed during the 2017-18 school year will be made up beginning Monday, June 4.