Grant Ragan Elementary News

Daddy Daughter Dance 2018

The After-Prom Committee will hold a Daddy Daughter Dance to help raise funds to support the 2018 party.  Dads or Dad-like friends are invited to bring their favorite Valentine (ages 2-22) on February 17.

The dance is being held at Prairieview School which is located at 655 SE University, Waukee, IA.... Read More

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Grant Ragan Newsletter 01.12.2018

Valentine Party!

  • The Winter Party will be on Tuesday, February 14th from 2:30-3:15pm.
  • Parents and visitors are welcome to attend the party
  • If you plan to attend, please complete the Valentine Party RSVP by Tuesday, February 13th.
  • Visitor badges will be printed in advance for parents who have completed the
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#2ndHS Bond Referendum Special Election February 6

The Waukee Community School District Board of Education met in special session on December 19, 2017, to approve a motion ordering a special election on February 6, 2018.

Voters will be asked if the district should borrow an amount not to exceed $117 million in general obligation bonds to build... Read More

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Construction Update: December 2017

Elementary #9- Radiant

Waukee Community School District approved a land purchase agreement for a ninth elementary building at the May 9, 2016 Board of Education Meeting. The new elementary school will be located in Urbandale west of Alice’s road between Meredith and Waterford. Construction is expected to begin in the spring of... Read More

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Grant Ragan Gazette 12.01.2017

Winter Party!

  • The Winter Party will be on Thursday, December 21st from 2:30-3:15pm.
  • Parents and visitors are welcome to attend the party
  • In the past, we’ve asked parents to RSVP by emailing teachers/the office. This year we are using a google sign-up!
  • If you plan to attend, please complete the
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Waukee High School Receives NATA Safe Sports School Award

Waukee High School received The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Safe Sports School award for their commitment to creating a safe and healthy environment for student athletes. The award recognizes secondary schools taking the necessary precautions to avoid injury in youth athletics.

“We are proud to receive this recognition from... Read More

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Prairieview and Waukee Middle School Students Selected for Honor Band

Four Prairieview and 10 Waukee Middle School students were selected for Honor Band. Seventh graders were selected through nomination, while eighth graders were selected through audition. The students performed in the South Central District Iowa Honor Band on Nov. 7 at Ankeny Centennial High School.

Congratulations to the 14 students who participated:

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Breaking Down Barriers, District Partners with Waukee Public Library

The Waukee Public Library and Waukee Community School District (WCSD) have partnered to provide complete, free digital access to all the library’s online resources to students and teachers in the district.

“Increasing access to educational resources is our mission. By allowing usage for non-cardholders, we are eliminating one extra step... Read More

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Grant Ragan Gazette 11.10.17

Weather Guidelines for Recess

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Remember that students go outside for recess if the windchill is above 0 degrees.  Please send winter wear, labeled with your child’s name.  If you need assistance in providing winter wear for your child(ren), please contact one of our counselors at hbleckwehl@waukeeschools.org or jsimons@waukeeschools.org.  We can... Read More

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WEA Shares 2018-19 School Calendar Recommendation with Board

At the November 13 Board of Education meeting Andy Pals, calendar committee chair, presented the 2018-19 Waukee Education Association (WEA) school calendar recommendations. Pals walked board members through the proposal and answered questions.

The calendar proposed the following key dates:

  • The first day of school, Thursday, August 23, 2018. This is the
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