Nearly 40 area professionals part of the West Des Moines Leadership Academy visited Valley Southwoods Freshman High School on Wednesday, Feb. 19, where they interacted with ninth-grade learners, toured the building, and learned more about the West Des Moines Community Schools.
Seventh-grade learners part of the Project-Based Learning Network (PBLN) at Stilwell Junior High presented to classmates, school staff, families, and special guests on Friday, Feb. 14 in the school’s auditorium, highlighting local, state, and global issues as part of a Power and Government unit.
Fourth-graders in Iowa on average scored 221 on a standardized reading test administered last year, which is one point above the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
West Des Moines Community Schools students learned what it means to live in the “first-in-the-nation” state at a Caucus 101 event hosted by the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Jan. 30.
Fourth-graders in Indiana on average scored 245 on a standardized math test administered last year, which is five points above the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
West Des Moines Educational Support Personnel (WDMESP) will present their 2020-21 initial proposal to the school district at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 at the Learning Resource Center, 3550 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines. West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) will present their initial 2020-21 proposal to the WDMESP at 3:15 p.m.
University of Notre Dame grossed $149.5 million in 2018, making it the 12th-highest-grossing college athletics program in the United States that year, according to an Indiana Business Daily analysis of the latest federal data.
Valley High School sent three wrestlers — sophomore Jazmyn Knutson, and juniors Laura Kipnusu and Saida Komjo — to the Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association’s (IWCOA) state tournament on Jan. 24-25 at Waverly-Shell Rock High School.