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Waukee Board of Education Update

At the September 22 Board of Education (BOE) the Reorganization Meeting of the BOE was held. The Board of Education is required to elect officers at the annual organizational meeting.  Historically this used to coincide with school board elections. Legislative changes effective in 2010 now dictate that Board elections only occur in... Read More

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News from the Woods

9.26.14 News from the Woods

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Prairieview Online Conference Scheduling

Prairieview’s 2014 Fall Conferences:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 14, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.,
  • Thursday, Oct. 16, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. and
  • Wednesday, Oct. 22, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Families will be able to sign up for conferences between Sept. 27 and Oct. 22.

  • Prairieview will be using CanyonCreek’s online scheduling system to
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PBIS at South Middle School

The 2014-15 school year got off to a great start with South Middle School students learning behavior expectations for locations across the building. The Positive Behavior and Interventions Supports (PBIS) committee of teachers and PBIS Student Ambassador groups met over the summer to create videos demonstrating examples and non-examples of... Read More

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9/23/14 Totem Tales

9-19-14 Totem Tales Revised

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Jazz Improvisation has begun at WMS!

Students are getting ready for the “jazz season” through the creative process of improvisation.

Pictured:  (L-R) Justin Urban, Bryce Berthusen, Abigail Lesnick, Jacob Baskin, Devin Neitzel, Tyler Schutt, Govind Kannoly, Thomas Frohwein, Dylan Hanrahan, Ethan Nehls, Jarret Schuster and Bruce Antone. Directors: Deb Dunn and Mary Crandell (Not pictured)

Pictured: (L-R) Justin Urban, Bryce Berthusen, Abigail Lesnick, Jacob Baskin, Devin Neitzel, Tyler Schutt, Govind Kannoly, Thomas Frohwein, Dylan Hanrahan, Ethan Nehls, Jarret Schuster and Bruce Antone. Directors: Deb Dunn and Mary Crandell (Not pictured)

 

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Waukee Schools Ranked Fifth in Iowa’s Top 100 Workplaces

TWP_TOP100_DesMoinesRegister_Portrait_2014_AWFor the fourth year in a row, Waukee Community School District (WCSD) was among Iowa’s top 100 workplaces. The Des Moines Register in partnership with WorkplaceDynames, set out to identify the top 100 workplaces in Iowa. These rankings were based on employee evaluations and survey results. Employees were asked questions... Read More

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Waukee Enrollment Update

Dr. Dave Wilkerson, superintendent of schools, provided the Board with an overview of the district’s enrollment as it currently stands, along with the district-generated projections for future enrollment at the September 22 meeting.  These projection are based off historical data.

The numbers provided represented served students (those actually in our... Read More

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Calendar Recommendations for 2015-16

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At the September 22 Waukee Board of Education meeting Susan Sandholm-Peterson and Andy Pals, calendar committee chairs, presented the 2015-16 Waukee Education Association (WEA) school calendar recommendations. Sandholm-Peterson and Pals walked board members through the recommendation and answered questions.

The 2015-16 school year calendar, along with the appropriate public hearings, will... Read More

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Waukee Theatre Arts Presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

aMidsummersNightDreamBlue11x17v4The Waukee High School Theatre Arts Department is proud to present the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream on October 9, 10, and 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Theatre Arts Center at Prairieview School.

This adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic comedy, written by Ken Womble, retains the passion, humor, and... Read More

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