Maple Grove Elementary News

Maple Grove Branch

A Note From Principal Tierney

Dear Families,

Today we had the privilege of hosting 60 guests from schools all over Iowa as we hosted our 2nd Annual Leadership Day!  It was an absolute success!  “Leadership Day” events are held by elementary schools, such as ours, successfully implementing The Leader... Read More


Mobile-friendly RevTrak Coming Soon

Waukee Community School District’s online payment system, RevTrak, is getting a new look! RevTrak is updating their website to a more mobile-friendly interface. Soon, you will be able to log on to RevTrak from any mobile device and make a payment without having to download an app. RevTrak is planning... Read More

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2017 Summer Programs, Camps and Clinics

The end of the school year is quickly approaching. May 26 is the last day of school, but it’s not the end of learning opportunities for students in the Waukee Community School District. There are several programs, camps and clinics offered during the summer months to help kids stay mentally... Read More

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District’s Graduation Rates Remain Above State Average

As Iowa’s graduation rate reaches a new high, Waukee Community School District (WCSD) remains ahead of the curve. The Iowa Department of Education released the state’s graduation and dropout data on April 11.

According to the information released by the Iowa Department of Education, 99.26 percent of students in Waukee... Read More

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Breaking Their Way to the Top

The Circuit Breakers at the state FIRST Tech Challenge.

The Circuit Breakers at the state FIRST Tech Challenge.

The Circuit Breakers, an 8th-grade team from Timberline won the state FIRST Tech Challenge and competed at regionals, along with the Waukee High School team, Gone Fishing.

The FIRST Tech Challenge, a robotics competition is made up of teams of students... Read More

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Kaitlyn Sheuermann- New Waukee Dietician

Recently, the Waukee Community School District (WCSD) hired dietician Kaitlyn Scheuermann. The role of Scheuermann in the WCSD will be menu planning, accommodating special diet needs and creating special diet menus for students who are, for example, gluten free.

“Families with children that require a special diet are more hesitant... Read More


New Last Day of School is May 26 for Students

Summer break will start earlier than expected for students this year. The Waukee Community School District (WCSD) Board of Education agreed to a minor change in the 2016-17 school calendar on April 10. The last day of school for students is now May 26 instead of May 30.

The 2016-17... Read More

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Franklin Covey Co. Names Maple Grove Elementary a Leader in Me Lighthouse School


Franklin Covey Co. named Maple Grove Elementary a Leader in Me lighthouse school on March 28. Maple Grove was recognized because of the astounding impact the program has had on its students, staff and parents.

The Leader in Me is a Nationwide whole-school transformation process teaching leadership and life skills... Read More

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Walnut Hills Celebrates Art & Science with STEAM Fest

Walnut Hills Elementary celebrated the arts and sciences in the Waukee Community with a STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art and Mathematics). Fest at their school on Wednesday, March 1. Organizations and our own Waukee Community School District members joined in on the action.

Organizations, parents, staff and students brought in... Read More

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Waukee Students Win IRFA’s Video Contest

Four students from Waukee high school placed first and second in the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) video contest.

Jacob Roush and Dylan Smith took home the grand prize of $1,000 with their video titled, “Choose Ethanol: Fuel the Future.” Amy Wieland and Tyler Groathouse received second and $600 for... Read More

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