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  • Welcome to the updated Valley Vibes! You can now view Vibes by scrolling down the page OR by clicking on the month or tag in the right-hand column. A "tag" is like a filter which will narrow down the type of announcements to a particular category like counseling, scholarships, Silver Cord, etc.

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  • Silvercord Opportunities for Summer

    Posted by Brooke McTavish on 6/1/2022
    Silver Cord Opportunities For Summer -  SAIL/SEA, Jump Start, Art Adventures and more!

    Get your Silver Cord hours planned for the summer! Get up to 20 hours completed by assisting teachers at Community Ed's programs.

    Sign up to help with  Summer Adventures in Learning (SAIL), Art Adventures, Jump Start and more! Dates throughout the summer, sign up for one class or more. You must be available Monday - Friday for the class you are assisting.

    Help at SEA/SAIL with awesome classes June 27 - July 1:
    Help at Art Adventures July 11-15:
    Help at Jump Start Aug 1-5:
    Questions? Email Mrs. Weeklund at Community Education. 
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  • 22-23 Juniors & Seniors: Applications Are Now Being Accepted for 22-23 Valley Ambassadors

    Posted by Counseling Center on 5/31/2022

    22-23 JUNIORS & SENIORS: Applications are now being accepted for 22-23 Valley Ambassadors! 

    Ambassadors are students selected to represent Valley High School by acting as New Student Guides, assisting parents, students and staff at various VHS activities, and serving as tutors to their peers. 

    One of the most important jobs we ask of our Ambassadors is to be paired with students who are new to our district. New Student Guides help students find their way around Valley, and provide a valuable connection and friendly face as the student acclimates to a large, new school.

    To apply, please visit

    Students will be notified by email of their acceptance as Ambassadors in mid-August 2022.

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  • Need a Job? Capriotti's is Hiring!

    Posted by Counseling Center on 5/27/2022

    Capriotti's Sandwich Shop in Clive (13101 University Avenue) is hiring for summer employment. Check out their opportunities online!

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  • Elderly Clive Resident Needs Gardening Help

    Posted by Counseling Center on 5/27/2022

    The Counseling Center was contacted by an 81-year-old Clive resident (near Barnes & Noble) who needs help with gardening, such as planting flowers, weeding, and watering. She's willing to pay an hourly rate for 1-2 hours weekly, with hours to be arranged mutually. If you're interested, please see Mrs. Maly in the Counseling Center. 

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  • Need a Job? Goldfish Swim School is Hiring!

    Posted by Counseling Center on 5/24/2022

    If you love water, making an impact on kids' lives and having fun, apply today! Goldfish Swim School in Urbandale is currently hiring swim instructors, lifeguards and customer service representatives. Applicants must love working with kids in the water. A background in swimming or lifeguarding is preferred, but not necessary. Must have or be willing to obtain cpr/first aid/lifeguard certifications. 

    Click here to apply today!

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  • Need a Job? QT is hiring!

    Posted by Counseling Center on 5/24/2022

    QuikTrip will be having a hiring evening on Thursday, June 2, Noon-6pm at all Des Moines QT locations. Positions for part-time clerks and assistant managers are available with competitive pay and bonuses. You can also apply online anytime at or text "apply" to QTJOBS.

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  • LifeServe Student Scholarship Opportunity

    Posted by Counseling Center on 5/23/2022

    LifeServe Blood Center will award a $500 scholarship to students who organize a successful blood drive during their summer (Memorial Day - Labor Day) or winter (December and January) scholarship periods! To be eligible to win, students must recruit donors, act as the chairperson for the blood drive, and meet specific goals for registered donors. Individual scholarships are offered to any student seeking a higher level of education.

    Interested? Great! Reach out to them at 800.287.4903, by e-mail at, or through social media to get started! Learn more here.

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  • Seniors Come Home

    Posted by Becky Sinram on 5/23/2022

    Seniors Come Home

    What:  Visit your WDM elementary school and teachers
    When:  Wednesday May 25th 3:30PM
                Cross Roads @ 2:50 PM
    Who:  Graduating Seniors of 2022
    See Mrs. Sinram in Counseling with questions


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  • AP Chemistry Meeting

    Posted by Kathy McGrane on 5/18/2022

    Students who have enrolled for AP Chemistry for August 2022, please attend a short informational meeting with Mrs. McGrane on either Monday, May 23, 2022 at 6 PM (google meeting link: or Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 8:05 AM (google meeting link:  Questions?

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  • Design Studio Fashion Show

    Posted by Carmen Clark on 5/13/2022

    fashion show

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Last Modified on June 1, 2022