April 16, 2021 | Burlington Stores, the national off-price retailer, through its partnership with the national non-profit organization, AdoptAClassroom.org, has donated $5,000 towards school supplies to West Des Moines Community Schools’ Crestview School of Inquiry in celebration of its new store now open in Clive.
Crestview Students Become 'Change Agents' Behind City of Clive's Linnan Park Revitalization (04/12/21)
April 12, 2021 | Throughout this school year, sixth-grade learners at Crestview School of Inquiry have teamed up with the City of Clive in revitalizing Linnan Park. The collaboration comes as part of the city's 86th Street Neighborhood Plan, a master guide that helps lead community conversations through Clive's policies, regulations, and capital investments.
April 9, 2021 | The West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) Board of Education will hold a workshop meeting at 5:15 p.m. on Monday, April 12, followed by a regular business meeting at 7 p.m.
April 7, 2021 | Three West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) teams earned top honors at the 2021 State Archery Finals. The Tiger Archery teams placed in the top three across two different events, Bullseye and 3D.
Negotiations for the 2021-2022 teachers’ contract will begin April 7, 2021 in the West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS).
April 1, 2021 | There will be no school on Friday, April 2, due to a districtwide professional development day for WDMCS staff.
From ‘Broken Down And Dirty’ To Up And Running, How A WDMCS Student Restored Valley’s Greenhouse (03/31/21)
March 31, 2021 | The interest of agriculture runs in Valley High School junior Nathan Steimel’s family. Growing up with gardens of vegetables and making homemade salsa, a wealth of knowledge has passed down his family tree. That, coupled with natural leadership skills, has led Steimel to revitalize Valley’s greenhouse.
March 24, 2021 | The West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) is excited to get the spring sports season underway! As we prepare for practices and games, the following COVID-19 guidelines—intended for all athletics programs at the high school and junior high level—have been developed and will be implemented this season.
This past week, a shooting in Atlanta killed eight people, six of them Asian women. West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) stands in support of and solidarity with our Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students, families, staff, and the broader AAPI community.
March 22, 2021 | Get ready—registration for new Kids West participants is now open.
March 10, 2021 | The prescribed burn of prairie areas on the south and east sides of the Valley High School campus this week has been postponed due to inclement weather and wind conditions.
1601 Vine Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265-4322
HOURS: 7:35 a.m.-2:35 p.m.
COLLABORATION SCHEDULE: Wednesdays 7:35 a.m.-1:50 p.m.
Erica Whittle, principal
David Perrigo, assistant principal