Vince Meyer Learning Center News

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

Categories: , ,

Team of Middle School Students Win Best in State for Verizon Innovative App Challenge

A team of seven middle school students are competing in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge and have won Best in State with their app, Iowa Trash Companion. They are now working towards their goal of becoming the App Fan Favorite- which is awarded to the team who compiles the most... Read More

Categories: , , , ,

Waukee Teachers Win Literacy Grants from Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter

Recently, Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International announced the 2016-2017 winners of their annual Literacy Grants. Eight out of the 12 winners were Waukee teachers, and each received awards up to $125.

Waukee 6th grade teacher Christina Schmitt from South Middle school was a recipient of... Read More

Categories: , , ,

School Funding Update – How 1.1% Could Impact Waukee Schools

As reported at the December 2016 Revenue Estimating Conference, revenues for the state of Iowa are growing at 4.2%.  This week, media reports would indicate public schools will potentially receive 1.1% supplemental state aid for the 2017-18 school year.  How will that impact the students in the Waukee schools?  ... Read More

Categories: ,

Waukee Community School Foundation Supports Creative Classrooms

This year the Waukee Community School District (WCSD) will be celebrating its 100th birthday at the Foundation’s Annual Gala Dinner and Auction. This event began in 1996 with a mission to raise money for both teachers and graduating students that are a part of the WCSD in the form of... Read More

Categories: ,

Iowa Department of Education Releases 2016 Iowa School Report Card

The 2016 Iowa School Report Card, released today, January 12, 2017, by the Iowa Department of Education, shows how each public school building in the state is performing on certain educational measures. Waukee Community School District received a favorable report card, with schools in the district being rated at Commendable... Read More

Categories: ,

Board Approves 2017-18 Calendar

On January 9, 2017,  the Waukee Board of Education held two public hearings to determine calendar hours vs days and the 2017-18 school calendar. The Board approved the 2017-18 school calendar as presented based on 1080 hours of instructional time.

Effective July 1, 2014, all public and accredited nonpublic school... Read More

Categories: ,

Daddy Daughter Dance

The After-Prom Committee will hold a Daddy Daughter Dance to help raise funds to support the 2017 party.  Dads or Dad-like friends are invited to bring their favorite valentine (ages 2-22) on February 18.

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

Categories: ,

Waukee Foundation Food Drive Results

For the past 11 years, the Waukee Foundation Food Drive has been donating to the Waukee Area Christian Food Pantry. As the community continues to grow, the numbers of families who are in need of additional support also continue to increase.

To help meet this need, each school in the... Read More

Categories: ,

Save-the-Date: Foundation Dinner & Auction Gala February 11

Help us celebrate Waukee Community School District’s 100 year anniversary at the Waukee Schools Foundation’s 2017 Annual Dinner & Auction Gala! This energetic, informal night out consists of both live and silent auctions, a variety of food and beverages, games, and entertainment. You won’t want to miss it!

Waukee... Read More

Categories: ,
560 Southeast University Avenue
Waukee, Iowa 50263
Phone 515.987.5161
Fax 515.987.2701