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Southwoods Contact Information

ADDRESS: 625 South 35th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265-2053
PHONE: 515-633-4500 
FAX: 515-633-4599 

PRINCIPAL: Mindy Euken
ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL: Haley Hockensmith
COUNSELORS: TJ Cox (L-Z), Tess Young (A-K)
NURSE: Jackie Dewater
SECRETARIESAlixandra WimberleyWendy RamirezSabrina Douglass


School Times

HOURS: 8:20 a.m.-3:20 p.m..
COLLABORATION SCHEDULE: Wednesday 8:20 a.m.-2:35 p.m.

News & Events

Latest News

Recognition and Honors

WDMCS Community Education is saying goodbye to two long-time colleagues with 60 years of combined experience this spring. Kids West Program Supervisor Amy Dvorak and Continuing Education Coordinator Sue Otte couldn't seem more different at first glance, but they are similarly dedicated to WDMCS students and families and will leave a lasting impression on their department as they retire. 

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Recognition and Honors

Valley High School knows 2024 graduate Briley Corwin best as the one covering school events and student news. Editor of the yearbook and secretary of communications for Student Council, Briley spent much of her high school career getting to know her school community and lifting up others instead of seeking the spotlight.

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Nutrition for Your Student's Wellbeing

All Southwoods students receive free meals for 2023-24.

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