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  • WDM Parks & Rec Looking for Lifeguards

    Posted by Counseling Center on 1/25/2022

    The City of West Des Moines is looking for lifeguards for the summer season. * Now hiring ages 15+ * Pay rate: $12.42/hour * Any training costs are reimbursed  * They pay for the hours it takes to become certified

    Questions? Call Trevor at 515-222-4329

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  • 2022 Young Women in Leadership Conference

    Posted by Counseling Center on 1/25/2022

    Wednesday, March 9, 2022

    The fourth annual event, hosted by the University of Northern Iowa Women in Business, is open to all high school students and is geared toward developing young leaders. Check out their website to be the first to know when registration officially opens and learn more about this year's event. 

    Registration fees will be $15 per attendee which includes t-shirt, lunch and training. Registration runs from January 26 to February 23.

    (Juniors: This event is the same day as the Valley's ACT test.)

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  • Need a Job?

    Posted by Counseling Center on 1/25/2022

    Clive Leisure Services is hiring for Summer 2022! Open positions include Recreation Lead, Recreation Assistant, Recreation Assistant II, Lifeguard, Swim Instructor and Admissions/Concession. Got questions? Call 515-223-5246. Visit to apply. 

    The City of Clive will be hiring into May and will be hosting lifeguard classes at the Valley Pool (partnering with WDM Parks and Recreation) starting in March. 

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  • Sign-Up fpr Boys Track and Field

    Posted by Jeremy Caracci on 1/25/2022
    Sign-up For Boys Track and Field
    Anyone that plans to go out for 9th-12th grade boys track and field needs to sign-up through familyID:
    Practice starts on Monday, February 21st at 3:45.  If you have any questions, please contact coach Trygstad at 
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  • Boy's Soccer- Scarf Fundraiser

    Posted by Aziz Haffar on 1/24/2022


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  • FCA Huddle

    Posted by Brooke McTavish on 1/24/2022

    Join us at the next FCA Huddle on Monday, Jan. 24 in the Valley Cafeteria from 8-9 pm. 

    We'll have an awesome game and a great speaker. 

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


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  • Sweetheart Show Tickets

    Posted by Brooke McTavish on 1/24/2022
    Get your tickets for the 2022 Sweetheart Shows at Two nights of great entertainment by the talented Valley High School & Valley Southwoods choir students - Feb 8th & 10th at 7pm. You can attend in-person at the Valley Performing Arts Center or watch it live-streamed. You don't want to miss it...with performances including show choirs, jazz choirs, ensembles and solos!
    Also - check out great raffle items at $5 per entry or $20 for 5 entries. Items include: Professional/Senior Photo Session; Tickets to Broadway Series performance of Hadestown at the Des Moines Civic Center; Des Moines Playhouse tickets + Gilroy's Gift Card; Central Standard + Message Envy gift cards; Botanical Garden + Olive Garden gift card; WDM Pool Passes for summer 2022, School Supply Packs for 2022-2023; Season football tickets for 2022-2023; custom decorated cookies, and more! Raffles close at midnight on Friday, Feb 11. Winners will be contacted Tuesday, Feb 15.
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  • DMACC Fire & EMS Career Fair

    Posted by Counseling Center on 1/21/2022

    Tuesday, March 22, 2022


    DMACC Ankeny Campus,Building 5 Conference Center

    Free to attend and open to any high school or college students interested in learning about these careers!

    Meet representatives from 45+ fire departments, ambulance services, healthcare providers, and other EMS employers from around Iowa to learn about exciting career opportunities for Firefighters, Paramedics, and EMTs!


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  • WDMCS Student Scholarship Fund: Best Buddies Scholarship Available

    Posted by Counseling Center on 1/21/2022

    Seniors -- If you have participated in Best Buddies for the past 3 or 4 years please consider applying for Scholarship 828. You must have been an active member of Best Buddies, been a good “buddy” and be recommended by the Best Buddies Advisor. Please fill out the Student Scholarship Fund general application that can be found online on the Valley Counseling Web page and be sure to indicate your participation in Best Buddies.

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  • WDMCS Student Scholarship Fund: Technical Scholarships Available

    Posted by Counseling Center on 1/21/2022

    Students interested in pursuing a 2-year associates degree or a technical career should fill out the Student Scholarship Fund general scholarship form and be sure they indicate in the major area of study section that they wish to go into a 2-year degree program or technical career. We have multiple scholarships available for students wishing to pursue this kind of career path. The applications are available on the Valley Counseling web page.

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