Maple Grove Elementary News

Name Radiant Elementary Honors Coal Mining Heritage of Community

Waukee Community School District Board of Education considered four potential names before choosing one that paid homage to the coal mining history of the community. On November 28, the Board voted to name its ninth elementary school Radiant Elementary.

“Very few school districts in Iowa have ever experienced the type... Read More

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Maple Grove Branch

Message From Principal Tierney

Dear Families,

Wow! Parent Teacher Conferences were an absolute success.  There is simply so much to be thankful for at Maple Grove Elementary.

Thank you for engaging in your child’s education.  One thing I love most about Waukee Schools is the fact that our families are... Read More


Maple Grove Branch Newsletter

Notes From the Nurse


Fall is upon us and the weather changes hourly.  Please make sure to send your child with the appropriate clothing and dress in layers.  Also, keep in mind sometimes the grass and equipment can have dew and students may get wet, you may want... Read More


New Apparel Website: Warrior Mall

Waukee Community School District has launched a new apparel website. You can now purchase spirit wear anytime through the district’s new online store, Warrior Mall. A portion of all sales made through Warrior Mall will go back to the district’s activity fund.

Warrior Mall will not replace any pre-existing stores... Read More

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Board Reviews District’s 5 Year Financial Forecast

Board Members reviewed the district’s five-year financial forecast at the October 10 Board of Education Meeting. Gary Sinclair with Forecast5 led the discussion.

Forecast5 is a financial planning program that allows interaction with a full spectrum of assumptions in order to project a district’s financial position. These projections are made... Read More

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Maple Grove Branch

Message From Principal Tierney

Maple Grove Families,

On October 13th, our teachers volunteered 4 hours after school focusing on the physical leadership environment.  You may be wondering why we would commit so much time and effort to what is seen, heard and felt throughout our building.  Let us tell you... Read More


Maple Grove First Graders Complete Build with Bags Service Project

The results are in and Maple Grove collected a grand total of 14,580 plastic bags!

During the month of September first graders at Maple Grove Elementary held a plastic bag drive for their building-wide service project. The Waukee Fareway partnered with Maple Grove by donating bins to collect bags and... Read More


Waukee Foundation Scholarship Annual Food Drive November 1-18

The Waukee Foundation Food Drive has been driving donations for the Waukee Area Christian Food Pantry for the last 11 years. The food pantry feeds over 100 families each month, with that number growing every year. The demographics of our community are changing, as are the needs of our community.... Read More

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District Celebrates National School Lunch Week


To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day, Waukee Community School District schools will recognize National School Lunch Week from October 10-14, 2016. The theme, “Show Your Spirit” is all about getting parents, students and school officials to show their spirit for school... Read More

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Natalie Franke Selected as Award Finalist


Natalie Franke

Over 20 years of teaching, second grade teacher Natalie Franke has made it her goal to transform the way students perceive math.

In recognition of her dedication Franke was nominated as an Iowa finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. These awards are... Read More

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Waukee, Iowa 50263
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