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Ready for Winter? Notification System Test Nov. 1

The West Des Moines Community Schools is getting ready for winter weather and will be testing the notification system at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1. This system helps keep students and staff safe by providing notifications of inclement weather or emergency situation school closings.

The call will come from 515-633-5599 and is ONLY A TEST.

For Families

To make sure you receive the call:

  • Have an Infinite Campus account. If you don’t have an account, call your school office.
  • Once you have an Infinite Campus account, you may enter your preferred phone number in “Contact Preferences.”

Have questions or need assistance?

  • Your school office can answer your questions or update your information.
  • If you have an Infinite Campus account, you can also use these instructions to change your information in Infinite Campus.

For Staff

To make sure you receive the call:

  • Log in to your Infinite Campus account. If you have a district email account, then you have an Infinite Campus account.
  • Enter your preferred number into Infinite Campus and review your Messenger Preferences.

If you are unsure about either of the above steps, follow these instructions.