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Gaming in 6th Grade Math

Today’s students are using a variety of different technologies to play games on a daily basis. Educational research has shown that gaming in the classroom increases student achievement. Benefits of gaming include engaging students in their learning, promoting teamwork, risk-taking, increasing motivation, growth of critical thinking skills and an increase... Read More

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Maple Grove 5th Graders Experience Kuehn Conservation

Fifth graders in Shannon Campbell’s class at Maple Grove Elementary visited Kuehn Conservation Area at the end of September to learn about the culture of the first Americans. The students were led in a “walk through time” during which

they listened to the prairie, practiced hunting buffalo, and stepped into... Read More

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8th Grade Boys Cross Country Win 4A Division

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Congratulations to the eighth grade boys cross country team who won the 4A boys division at the State Meet held in Ankeny.

 

 

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District Honor Band

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Pictured: Becca Heidt, Jivan Koneru, Abby Battreall, Zach Biklen
, Layne Collum, Emma Huisman, Jackie Johnston, Hima Joseph, Elizabeth Messman, Ashley Thorson, Brenna Matlock, Morgan Laird

Congratulations to the 12 Waukee South Middle School eighth grade band students who were selected for the District Honor Band. These students auditioned on... Read More

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Understanding the Early Start Date

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The 2015-16 school year calendar with an August 13 start date was approved at the October 27 Waukee Board of Education meeting. The calendar presented to the school board was recommended by the Waukee teacher’s association. A committee of teachers looked at academic needs of the district K-12 and then... Read More

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Related Arts Conference Schedules

Regularly scheduled hours for conferences are as follows:

  • Wednesday, November 19 from 2-4 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 20 from 4-8 p.m.

In addition to the above times, related arts teachers at Woodland Hills will be available during the following times:

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Mrs. Katy Mavis

  • Saturday, November 15 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • ... Read More
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WMS Band Getting Ready for the Renaissance Festival

Fanfare Group:  Madeline Hakala, f-horn;  Jazmin Terrell, bass clarinet;  Cole Barret, trombone (Not pictured: Jason Flynn, trombone)

Fanfare Group: Madeline Hakala, f-horn; Jazmin Terrell, bass clarinet; Cole Barret, trombone (Not pictured: Jason Flynn, trombone)

Music Rehearsal for 7th grade Renaissance Festival.  Pictured in order L-R: Lejla Talic, clarinet;   Mason Nickolaus, clarinet;  Ms. Crandell, clarinet;  Kristin Stonehocker, clarinet; Addie Currier, clarinet;  Kate Nelson, flute:  Sara Nelson, flute.

Music Rehearsal for 7th grade Renaissance Festival. Pictured in order L-R: Lejla Talic, clarinet; Mason Nickolaus, clarinet; Ms. Crandell, clarinet; Kristin Stonehocker, clarinet; Addie Currier, clarinet; Kate Nelson, flute: Sara Nelson, flute.

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Kate Nelson posing in her Music-Renaissance Costume.

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RAK Winter Warmth Drive

RAK students are again promoting the Winter Warmth Drive this season. They are collecting new or gently used winter apparel now through November 7.

Students, parents and community members who wish to donate can do so by bringing hats, coats, gloves, mittens, snowpants, scarves and/or snowboots to the collection boxes... Read More

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2015-16 Calendar Approved

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At the October 27 Waukee Board of Education meeting two public hearings were held to determine calendar hours vs days and the proposed 2015-16 school calendar start date.

Effective July 1, 2014, all public and accredited nonpublic school districts were required to choose between 180 days or 1080 hours of... Read More

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University Ave/Alice’s Road Construction

The following is a message from the City of Waukee:

On Monday, October 27, 2014, portions of University Avenue from Brick Drive west to Prairieview School, both east and west bound traffic will be reduced to one lane traffic for the duration of the construction of the project. Construction... Read More

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Waukee, Iowa 50263
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