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•   Christopher R. Andersen (1992)  7/19
•   Michael Allen Berger (1995)  7/19
•   Skip Drake (1969)  7/19
•   Stephanie Hopkins (Beirman) (2003)  7/19
•   Dennis Marion Kinney (1971)  7/19
•   Susan M. Riehle (Larson) (1970)  7/19
•   Jessica Lea Romey (Allison) (1998)  7/19
•   Wendy Wiese (1984)  7/19
•   Eric Brown (1997)  7/20
•   Jeri Dick (Ballantine) (1970)  7/20
•   BrandyAnn Welch (Dwyer) (2002)  7/20
•   Patrick W. Dew (1978)  7/21
•   Bill Forret (1965)  7/21
•   Keven Glider (1980)  7/21
•   Shelley Glusac Schutt (Severns) (1981)  7/21
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Welcome to the Valley High School Alumni site. Run by Valley Alumni FOR Valley Alumni. We are not connected to Classmates, or the Harris Book Alumni site. You probably get a lot of confusing emails about alumni sites.  Your information is accessible only by VHS Alumni who have signed up on this site. No information will be shared with anyone else unless you opt out by allowing your information to be public. This site is FREE.  TO JOIN:  Click on MISSING CLASSMATES, upper right corner of this page, drop down arrow, click your year and then your name. Follow the directions to join.  If your name is not listed, please contact us through this site. Please encourage any/all VHS grads to register on your free site!

Class of 1967 
70th Birthday Celebration 
AUGUST 11th, 2019
Legion Park Shelter- 301 Vine Street, WDM
2:30 - 6:30 PM
Potluck - hamburgers, hotdogs, paper goods and drinks provided by the Class of '67 Fund! . 
Please bring some sides for everyone to enjoy!!
Check your e-mail for further details


Valley All Class Golf Outing

In Honor and Memory of Bill Coldiron

Friday, August 2, 2019

Best Ball/Best Shot Tournament 
Where: Willow Creek Golf Course

Cost: $50 per person includes golf cart and 18 holes of golf      Cash Prizes
Day of Event:  9:15-9:30 check in at Willow Creek Clubhouse   
10:00 Tee Off Shotgun Start 

Special Requests for your foursome, join a foursome or other questions should be directed to:    Doug Lenhart at 515-223-4466  

For Check Payment
Make checks payable to:
"Willow Creek Golf Course"  and only to Willow Creek (not Doug!!!!)
Mail to: Doug Lenhart 
PO Box 65064
West Des Moines, IA 50265    (Please mail asap)
Include Names for your payment for Cart Signs

Payment by Credit Card:  Call Steve Wilcox , Class of 1969  515-490-3673

Willow Creek will NOT accept payment day of the event for Participating in Golf.
Golf participation must be paid in advance. 

For those who are not golfing, but wish to mingle and follow people, you may rent a cart for about $20 directly with Willow Creek the day of event.  

Please come out, See your Friends, have some fun,

Raise Your Beer 

and Toast Our Coach!!  

Class of 1974

What: 45th Reunion Casual Get-Together
When: Saturday, August 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Foundry at 111 S. 11th St. (11th & Railroad in West Des Moines, where the old railroad station used to be).
Plan to check in at The Distillery lounge. Adjacent to The Distillery is The Hall, a food and beverage hall with more than 50 beer taps, food trucks, and a beer garden. There’s something for everyone!
Cost: On your own.
Head on over to our VHS 74 45-Year Reunion Facebook page to RSVP.
Other Information: If you want to participate in activities such as golf, the Iowa State Fair, picnics, etc. please express your interests on our reunion page, where it will be easiest to plan and communicate.
We hope to see you in August. If not, make plans for our big 5-0 in 2024!
VHS Class of ‘66!
Planning a mini-reunion in West Des Moines on October 19, 2019. Place and time to be determined. Email or Facebook Valley HS-Class of 1966.



VHS Class of 68



Summer Luncheon

Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Party Room at The Tavern II

1755-50th Street

West Des Moines, Iowa


Come join fellow alumni at a summer luncheon at The Tavern II.  Just an opportunity to socialize with fellow alumni during a non-reunion year.

Alumni/spouses/friends of Class of 68 are welcome.

Alumni will be responsible for their own lunch and drinks.  Everyone will order from the menu.

Here’s the link if you’d like to look over the menu choices in advance


We will not be sending out a mailing.  Pass the word to friends who do not use email or check the VHS alumni site or use our Facebook page.



Please reply if you are interested in attending the luncheon 

by email to one of the alumni below by July 22:  


Email to:   or  or


OR Reply on our Facebook page

Valley High School WDM Class of 1979 VHS Class of '79 reunion Friday night event.

$25.00 per person for Friday and Saturday
$15.00 per person for one night

Payment details to follow soon.

Separate event page will be created for Saturday night event.

Please share with your friends who are not on Facebook!

Please RSVP so we have a head count 2 weeks prior.

Entrance to Smash Park off of Coachlight. East green space Canopy area closest to the Hyatt Place Hotel.

Pickle ball courts for rent, cornhole, ping pong, shuffleboard, bocce ball, available to reserve 2 weeks prior. Paddles and balls extra. See Smash Park website for details.

Sponsorships available:
Coolers of beer
Pickleball rental (there is a court next to our space that is $30.00 per hour)
More details to follow

Visit Facebook page for more information!!!!


Class of 1969, 50th Reunion   August 1 - 3, 2019

Thursday, August 1 - Informal class get together, Valley Junction Farmer's Market, 5th Street, West Des Moines, 6 to 9 pm. Class will gather at the "Music in the Junction" event at South end of 5th Street.
Friday morning, August 2 - All class golf tournament at Willow Creek Golf Course. Tee time 10 am. Details to Follow
Friday Evening, August 2 - Class of '69 Welcoming Reception
 Willow Creek Golf Course Club House,
140 SE Willow Creek Drive, WDM, 6 to 10 pm.
Group picture at 7:00 pm.
Saturday morning, August 3 - Tour of Valley High School
by Principal David Maxwell.
10 am until noon. Meet at North Doors.
Don't be late, doors will lock behind the group
Saturday evening, August 3 - Class of '69 Dinner/Social/Dance at
West Des Moines Holiday Inn and Suites. Address below
6 to 11 pm. Class picture at 7:30 pm 
Holiday Inn and Suites, 6075 Mills Civic Parkway,
West Des Moines, IA 50266 is the host hotel.
Book before July 4th for group discount.
Ask for the Valley High School 50th Reunion for the discount rate.
Call 515-309-3900 to book your room.
For more detailed information, check out the class Facebook page at;
or contact the Reunion Committee at 





Our 55th Class Reunion is September 20 and 21, 2019—at Prairie Meadows Casino and Racetrack in Altoona, Iowa.  Friday night will be a casual affair in the Pavilion located next to the horse racing track from 5:30-11:00.  Saturday night will be in the Event Center adjacent to the casino from 6:00-11:00. There will be food and a cash bar both nights.  The total cost for the weekend is $85 per person ($170 per couple)

Reservations may be made at Prairie Meadows Hotel by August 20, 2019 to receive our group rate. Use the following code to reserve a room: 09202019VHS.

If you haven’t received the reservation letter with detailed information, contact us at, and we will send to you.