WDMCS Winter Weather Alert

No School Friday, Jan. 17; All Buildings Remain Closed Saturday, Jan. 18

Update (11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17): Due to severe weather conditions, all buildings will remain closed Saturday, Jan. 18, and all WDMCS activities are canceled or postponed.

Activities in buildings will resume Sunday, Jan. 19, as scheduled.

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PREVIOUSLY: The West Des Moines Community Schools is closed Friday, Jan. 17, due to severe weather conditions.

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

For students and parents, this announcement means:

  • No classes will be held.
  • No school-related evening activities will be held.
  • No Tiger Cubs preschool classes will be held. If you are a preschool parent in a non-district building, please contact that facility.
  • Kids West child care is closed.
  • No Community Education classes, activities, and programs will be held. This includes LEARNwest and Adventures classes, Kids West, and all facility use. All Community Education programs and services follow the decision of WDMCS for weather-related closings.
  • No meals will be served. For updated menus, please check the district menu webpage at www.wdmcs.org/departments/nutrition/menu. 
  • No transportation services will be provided, including out-of-district services. 
  • The Learning Resource Center and Operations building will be open.
  • (Note the following school-specific schedule updates:)

For WDMCS employees, this announcement means:

  • The Learning Resource Center will be open.
  • The Operations building will be open.
  • Employees designated to report to work when schools are closed should do so according to established procedures.

Debido a las malas condiciones del tiempo, todas las escuelas en nuestro distrito están cerradas el viernes, 17 de enero.

Si usted tiene a un/a niño/a en una escuela preescolar que no es del distrito, por favor póngase en contacto con esa escuela.

Los empleados designados a reportarse al trabajo cuando las escuelas están cerradas lo deben hacer de acuerdo a los procedimientos establecidos.