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Student Athletes

Student athletes, it is never too early to get your physical, eligibility form and health/injury form turned in to the activities office if you are planning on participating in a winter sport (basketball, bowling, wrestling or boys swimming). All necessary forms are right outside the activities office or can be downloaded from the Valley website.  Fall sport athletes can wait until their season is over before coming to the athletic office and switching paperwork.

Reminder: Your name will not be put on the roster until all paperwork is in!! Go to Infinite Campus and check your schedule. If the winter sport that you want to participate in is not on your schedule, you are not on the roster and you will not be able to practice. If you have questions, stop by the athletic office soon!!

Iowa Assessments Test Schedule

Thursday, October 23rd

8:10-8:20    Students report to correct room and teachers take attendance and pass out materials
8:20-8:30    Directions over intercom
8:30-10:40 Testing
8:30-9:10    Written Materials 40 minutes
9:10-9:50    Math 40 minutes
9:50-9:55    Break 5 minutes
9:55-10:35 Science 40 minutes
10:35-10:40 Collect Materials. Go over next week’s testing schedule.
10:47 -12:53 Regular 4th-5th
12:58-1:42    1st Period
1:47-2:31    2nd Period
2:36-3:20    3rd Period

Thursday, October 30th
8:10-8:20    Student report to correct rooms and teachers take attendance and pass out materials
8:20-8:30    Directions over the intercom
8:30-10:40  Testing
8:30-8:45    Vocabulary
8:45-9:25    Reading Comprehension 40 minutes
9:25-9:30    Break
9:30-9:50    Computation 20 minutes
9:50-10:30  Social Studies 40 minutes
10:30-11:10 Tryout Test
11:10-11:20 Collect and Organize Materials                                        

If I have First Lunch: 
11:25-11:51 is Lunch
11:56-12:42 is 4th
12:47-1:33 is 5th

If I have Second Lunch:
11:25-12:11 is 4th
12:16-12:42 is Lunch
12:47-1:33 is 5th

If I have Third Lunch:
11:25-12:11 is 4th
12:16-1:02 is 5th
1:07-1:33 is Lunch

1:38-2:08    6th  Period
2:13-2:44    7th  Period
2:49-3:20    8th  Period

Are You Ready for the ACT?
LEARNwest is proud to offer a series of ACT Prep Classes including:

  • ACT Practice Test: October 13
  • ACT Boot Camp: October 10

Please register for the classes before they begin. ACT Prep classes fill up quickly so register early.

Download Flyer
Register Online


Instructional Coaches Blog

The Valley Instructional Coaches have created a blog, Valley Tiger's Eye, that will be used to communicate what they see and do over the course of thew school year. They hope to give insigt as to what is happening in their classrooms and where they are headed. Be sure to take a look. Valley Tiger's Eye


2015 Senior Photos and Recognition Ad Information

Click Here for information on senior portrait guidelines and senior recognition ads.


Athletic Physicals Due

Athletes in 9th-12th grade planning to participate in football, volleyball, cross country, boys golf and girls swimming this coming school year, all athletic paperwork is due before the beginning of the first practice which is Monday, August 11.  Please turn all paperwork in to Mrs. Wiemers in the Athletic Office.  All athletes must turn in new forms every year. Physicals are good for 13 months. Forms for 9th graders must be turned in at Valley Southwoods. 


Welcome to our New Administrators

Tim Miller Named Valley Principal | Perrigo Recommended as Associate Principal

Tim Miller David Perrigo

The Valley High School Parent Teacher Organization would like to invite all Valley families to a Meet and Greet with Principal Tim Miller on Sunday, July 27 at 1 p.m. in the media center. Visitors should enter the main doors on Woodland Avenue. The building will also be open for people to walk around and view the new construction. The auditorium will not be available yet, but it is expected to be completed in mid-October. Hope to see you there!


Important Information for Seniors
Click Here to find out information regarding transcripts, college visits, letters of recommendation, ACT's and SAT's and Scholarships.


Cafe V
Café V - Open on September 26
Café V is part of the Culinary Arts Program at Valley High School. This “bistro café” is located in Room 2429 at the high school where lunch will be served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on most Fridays (please see schedule on Café V reservation page). Meals are $8. Take-out meals will also be available.

District staff, families, and community members are invited to enjoy lunch at Café V! Reservation are required and can be made by accessing the CAFE V HOMEPAGE or by calling 633-4122. (You will not receive a confirmation e-mail when you make a reservation.) Bon appétit!


TIGER AND TIGER PAW LOGOS APPROVED
Valley TigerLogo files for the public to download and use can be found in the Logo Library. Refer to and follow the guidelines stated in the Brand System Official Usage & Style Guide when using all marks. Any entity which wishes to use the logos for profit must comply with our licensing agreement.

The Board of Education for the West Des Moines Community School District approved tiger and tiger paw logo designs for use throughout the district in an effort create a brand that will instill a sense of pride and unity in the WDMCS. The tiger logo is the first official tiger logo the district has had. READ MORE

 

 

 


PARKING
Students who park on the side streets are reminded to take note when police parking bans take effect after a snowfall, as the city will issue tickets or tow away the vehicles . REMINDER:  No parking is allowed in Valley lots without a sticker. 


TRANSCRIPTS FOR VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES ONLY
All transcript requests must be in writing including a complete address to which the transcript is to be sent. A fee of $5.00 is charged for each transcript sent for graduates of Valley High School. Checks should be made payable to Valley High School and mailed along with the written request to
Valley High School, Attn. Registrar, 3650 Woodland Avenue, West Des Moines, IA 50266-2198. Questions may be directed to the Office of the Registrar at (515) 633-4124.

 

 
 



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