"Leadership is communicating people's
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that they
are inspired  to
see it in themselves
- Stephen R. Covey

The State of Iowa has passed a new law requiring meningococcal (ACWY) vaccine for students entering grades 7 and 12 beginning in the 2017–2018 school year. UMS and UHS school nurses mailed letters home for those students entering grades 7 and 12 during the 2017–2018 school year who will need the vaccine before school starts. Students must have submitted proof of receiving the vaccine before the first day of school, Wednesday, August 23, 2017, or they will not be able to attend school. Please provide documentation of the completed vaccine and date to your school nurse and contact your school nurse with any questions regarding this new requirement. Continue Reading

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Educational Equity Statement

No student enrolled in the Urbandale Community School District shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in the District’s programs on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status (for program), ethnic background, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (for employment) or socio-economic background (for program). The policy of the District shall be to provide educational programs and opportunities for students as needed on the basis of individual interests, values, abilities and potential. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district office at 11152 Aurora Ave, Urbandale, IA or call 515-457-5000. The district’s Equity Coordinators are Dr. Keri Schlueter, Coordinator of Student Services, schlueterk@urbandaleschools.com, Mark Lane, Director of Human Resources, lanem@urbandaleschools.com and Crista Carlile, Director of Teaching and Learning, carlilec@urbandaleschools.com.