Mission Statement

West Des Moines Community School District Mission Statement

Working in partnership with each family and the community, it is the mission of the district to educate responsible, lifelong learners so that each student possesses the skills, knowledge, creativity, sense of self-worth and values necessary to thrive in and contribute to a diverse and changing world

Mission, goals, objectives:

The Valley High School Library seeks to provide an equitable physical and intellectual access to the resources and tools required for learning in a warm, stimulating, and safe environment. The teacher-librarian seeks to collaborate with others to provide instruction, learning strategies, and practice in using the essential learning skills needed in the 21st century.

The Library will provide learners skills, resources and tools to:

  1.       Inquire, think critically and gain knowledge.
  2.       Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations and create               new knowledge.
  3.       Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic                society.
  4.       Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.

Mission, goals and objectives taken from the AASL Standards for the 21st Century