May 28, 2021 | Check out a new outdoor mural created by WDMCS art educators!
After 30 Years At WDMCS, Crossroads Park Principal Robert Davis Made School A Good Place To Be (05/28/21)
May 28, 2021 | Hard-pressed by others’ doubt and uncertainty, Crossroads Park Elementary Principal Davis has established an illustrious, decades-long career of servant leadership for thousands of WDMCS students, staff, and families.
May 27, 2021 | Senior student-athlete Laura Kipnusu relies on her family and new opportunities for motivation.
May 27, 2021 | All WDMCS elementary schools celebrated this year's senior class with Seniors Come Home events on Wednesday, May 26! Check out some of the highlights captured at Hillside, Jordan Creek, and Westridge.
May 24, 2021 | This project was created for GT Seminar, part of Valley High School's Gifted/Talented program, where students facilitate seminars, participate in enrichment, explore life beyond high school, and dialogue about aspects of giftedness. Organized by senior Aditi Tripathy, this compilation of essays from nine Valley High School seniors showcases the wide variety of talent, hobbies, voices, and perspectives that the high school has.
In an overnight press release from Governor Reynolds' office, West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) learned she signed into law that public schools can no longer mandate masks.
May 19, 2021 | Fewer than 250 families completed the form indicating they wanted WDMCS Online for their students this fall. Because these students were spread out from PK-12, we determined there were not enough students to meet the minimum requirements for this year.
May. 19, 2021 | Valley High School senior Leah Jones completed her senior field experience with WDMCS School/Community Relations during the 2020-21 school year.
Honesty. Integrity. Positive Sportsmanship: Lu Suarez’s Career Dedicated to Hitting the Bullseye (05/12/21)
Honesty. Integrity. Positive Sportsmanship. For Lu Suarez, coaching students in physical education, archery, and life has been his goal. And he’s not only reached his goal, but exceeded it, impacting thousands of students over his three-decade career with the West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS).
4105 Fuller Road
West Des Moines, IA 50265-5318
HOURS: 9:05 a.m.-3:55 p.m.
COLLABORATION SCHEDULE: Wednesdays 9:05 a.m.-3:10 p.m.
PRESCHOOL: 9:05-11:50 a.m. and 1:10-3:55 p.m.
Paul Wenger, principal
Annie Orsini, assistant principal