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  • Girls Golf Meeting

    Posted by Kelli Moore on 10/20/2021 9:00:00 AM

    Girls interested in participating in Girls Golf in the spring, please attend a meeting on Thursday, October 28th at 3:45 in the Media Center. If you are unable to attend, please see Coach Moore before the meeting.



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  • FCA Huddle

    Posted by Brooke McTavish on 10/20/2021

    Join us at the FCA Huddle on MONDAY, Oct. 25 in the Valley North Gym from 8-9 pm. 

    Former University of Iowa athletes Hannah (basketball) and Garret (football) Jansen will be our guest speakers, plus we'll have a fun game to play.

    ALL Valley and Southwoods students are invited to attend! Follow us on twitter @Valley_FCA or Instagram @valleyhs_fca. 

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  • Italy and Switzerland

    Posted by Ann Krois on 10/19/2021

    Hello Future Travelers,

    It is not too late to sign up for the 2023 Switzerland & Italy trip yet with Ms. Krois and Mrs. Hudson!


    The sign-up deadline has been extended until Thursday, October 28, 2021. Applications must be submitted by 10/28 by 7 PM 


    Enroll soon - by today, if possible - and:

    • Take advantage of our group $200 discount (use code: Earlybird2023, expires 10/28)
    • Get more time to pay
    • Start fundraising now with Explorica’s personal fundraising pages
    • Apply for financial assistance! ($150 off!)
    • Take advantage of the Risk-Free Enrollment

                                                                 To enroll our trip…





    Don’t miss out on this experience-of-a-lifetime!  Please do not hesitate to reach out to Ms. Krois or Mrs. Hudson.

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  • REMINDER: Upcoming Deadline for Pass/No Pass and Withdrawing From a Class

    Posted by Counseling Center on 10/19/2021

    Thursday, October 28, the end of the First Quarter, is the deadline for students to submit the Class Withdrawal or Pass/No Pass forms to Counseling. 

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  • Need a Job?

    Posted by Counseling Center on 10/19/2021

    Marshall's in West Des Moines (4100 University Ave) are reaching out to teachers and parents that they're hiring part-time for ages 16 and older. Apply at

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  • SENIORS: FAFSA Completion Night Coming Up November 10

    Posted by Counseling Center on 10/19/2021

    Valley Counseling Center will host a FAFSA Completion Event as part of the FAFSA Ready Iowa program through Iowa College Access Network (ICAN). Valley Seniors and their parents are invited to sign up for an hour-long appointment to meet with a trained volunteer who will assist in completing the 2022-2023 FAFSA.

    What’s the FAFSA?

    FAFSA stands for FREE Application for Federal Student Aid. FAFSA is THE form required at all colleges that accept and award federal aid. It’s the form that provides college financial aid officers with the information they need to determine a federal aid package for your senior.

    Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021

    Time: 4 - 8 p.m.

    Location: Valley High School Media Center

    Use this link to sign up for your time slot.

    If you’re unable to attend this event, Grand View University will be hosting upcoming events open to the public. Visit for more information.

    For questions regarding Valley’s event please contact Eric Traynor, Counselor (, 633-4348) or Polly Maly, Counseling Secretary (, 633-4210).

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  • Bowling Informational Meeting

    Posted by Jason Eckhoff on 10/19/2021

    Bowling Meeting

    There will be a Bowling informational meeting for both Parents and Players in the Forum on October 26th. The Girls meeting will be at 6:00 pm and the Boys meeting will be at 6:30 pm. The season starts November 8th. If you would like to bowl this year and can't make the meeting get signed up on family ID. If you have any questions contact Coach Eckhoff at


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  • Winter Warmth Drive

    Posted by Ann Krois on 10/19/2021

    Valley High School is collecting winter clothing to donate to our Winter Warmth Drive. Please drop these items in the labeled boxes near the main entrances or outside Student Services. Items will be collected by Winter Warmth Drive on Friday, Oct. 22nd.

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  • Blood Drive at Valley High School on Monday November 1 from 8:45 am - 2:00 pm

    Posted by Jana Edwards on 10/18/2021 1:00:00 PM

    The National Honor Society is sponsoring their annual Blood Drive through LifeServe Blood Center on Monday November 1st from 8:45 am - 2:00 pm at the Valley PAC lobby. To donate blood blood, you must be 16 years old and weigh 120 pounds (16-17 year olds also need a parent consent form.)  Please click on the following to to make an account and sign up to donate blood.  Let's save lives!


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  • FCA Huddle

    Posted by Brooke McTavish on 10/15/2021

    Join us at the FCA Huddle on MONDAY, Oct. 18 in the Valley Cafeteria from 8-9 pm. 

    We'll have a fun game and a great speaker -- former Iowa golfer and Valley dad, Doug Lockin. 

    ALL Valley and Southwoods students are invited to attend! Follow us on Twitter @Valley_FCA or Instagram @valleyhs_fca. 

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