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West Des Moines Community Schools | December 14, 2019

Tigers Athletics Winter Sports

Check out the latest scores and schedules for basketball, bowling, boys' swimming, and wrestling.

PODCAST: Canvas FAQs for Parents

Listen as Carrie Jacobs and Abby Cunningham, online learning coordinators, share answers to common questions WDMCS parents ask about Canvas.

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Canvas - Parent FAQs by West Des Moines Community Schools

Seal of Biliteracy Opportunity

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, WDMCS students in grades 10-12 will have an opportunity to demonstrate proficiency in a world language to earn the Seal of Biliteracy. This award recognizes students who attain proficiency in two or more languages, one of which is English, by high school graduation.


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Earn the Seal of Biliteracy!

Valley Students Create Custom Monster Friends for Kindergarten Class

Students from Valley High School's Family, Consumer, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter gifted Western Hills Elementary kindergartners their very own monsters, based on designs the kindergartners had customized.


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Valley Students Create Monster Friends for Kindergarten Class

Virtual Backpack Community Opportunities

The following promotions are not endorsed or sponsored by WDMCS. The Virtual Backpack is being provided only to inform WDMCS students, families, and staff of other available community activities and opportunities.
Virtual Backpack

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All-Inclusive Park Playground Announcement

Thursday, Jan. 23rd, 4:30pm

200 Northeast Westgate Drive

Waukee, IA

The Waukee Betterment Foundation will hold a public event to reveal the design of the “EPIC” all-inclusive playground planned for Dallas County. The playground is part of the new park being built northwest of Waukee, near the new high school, but is designed for use by the entire county. It will include a Miracle League field, ADA-compliant fishing pier, and an all-inclusive playground.


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We understand a students’ education is an important part of their life journey, and we are committed to their success. At WDMCS, students will gain knowledge and develop skills to prepare them for life. The excellent opportunities we offer enable students to explore their interests and achieve their potential because we believe every student can find their place in the WDMCS.