Construction Update: October 2016

Waukee WILC Facility

Waukee Community School District’s Board of Education approved the renaming of its innovative professional learning program (Waukee CAPS) to Waukee Aspiring Professional Experience (APEX). Also naming the new facility the Waukee Innovation and Learning Center (WILC) and labeling the network of K-12, college and business opportunities as... Read More


Russ Goerend Presented the ITEC Outstanding Educator Award


Russ Goerend, Waukee APEX instructor

Waukee APEX instructor Russ Goerend was presented the Outstanding Educator award at the Iowa Technology & Education Connection Conference (ITEC) on October 10, 2016.

The award recognizes innovative educators who use technology to improve instruction and student achievement. This year’s annual conference was held in... Read More

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Waukee Foundation Scholarship Annual Food Drive

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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Tinker Bell Talks

Attention artists, actors, filmmakers, and Disney enthusiasts!

Don’t miss your chance to meet the real Tinker Bell! Margaret Kerry, the reference model for Disney’s Tinker Bell, will be visiting Waukee. The Waukee Chamber of Commerce, Iowa Motion Picture Association, and WHS Theatre will be hosting “Tinker Bell Talks” at Waukee... Read More

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Waukee High School Theater Arts Presents Dracula: The Vampire Play

Waukee High School’s production of Dracula will be performed October 13-14 at 7 p.m. and October 16 at 3 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online for $6 or on site the night of the show for $7 at the Theatre Arts Center at Prairieview School.

The classic Bram Stoker tale... Read More

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Waukee High School Wins Second Straight Bank Iowa Challenge Cup

For the second consecutive year Waukee High School (WHS) has won the Bank Iowa Traveling Challenge Cup. Bank Iowa presented WHS with $2,000 to enhance the academic learning environment for its students after the homecoming coronation on September 22.

The Challenge Cup is an award designed to recognize Iowa High... Read More

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Name change: ParentOnline is Now SchoolCafe

Waukee Community School District’s nutrition software, ParentOnline, recently changed its name to SchoolCafe.

SchoolCafe works very similar to ParentOnline. Parents will still be able to view their child’s nutrition account, monitor/set spending limits, and view account history through SchoolCafe.

If you have an existing ParentOnline account you DO NOT need... Read More

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National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day October 12

Please join us in celebrating National School Lunch Week on October 12. Elementary parents are invited to join their child(ren) for a meal in the school cafeteria to see the healthy and delicious food Waukee Community School District serves every day.  

Please contact your building’s kitchen supervisor with how... Read More

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Waukee, Iowa 50263
Phone 515.987.5161
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