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Waukee High School Students Attend Global Youth Institute

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Claire Baudler, Cindy Snell and Gautham Ajith

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Brandon Beall (Waukee Alumni & WFP Intern), Gautham Ajith, Ambassador Kenneth Quinn (President World Food Prize) and Claire Baudler

Two Waukee High School students were selected to attend the 24th Annual Global Youth Institute held October 19-21 at the World Food Prize Hall... Read More

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WHS Wins Third Consecutive State Competition Cheer Title

The Waukee High School Varsity Competition Cheer squad captured the Class 4A Division State Championship last weekend at the State Fairgrounds.  It was the third straight state title and the tenth state championship in the program’s history. The stunt group also placed third at the state competition. Head Coach Ashley... Read More

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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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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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District Receives Meritorious Budget Award

Waukee Community School District (WCSD) received the Association of School Business Official International’s Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for the fiscal school year 2018.

“This award recognizes districts that have made it clear they want students at the center of their fiscal plan and vision,” said ASBO international executive director John... Read More

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Students Raise Money for New Technology Tools at Eason Elementary

Eason Elementary students received a chance to dunk their principal Clint Prohaska into a tank of water as a reward for the money raised during the PTO Fun Run fundraiser. The earnings from the fundraiser will be used to buy new iPads and other engineering materials for the school.

Eason Elementary principal Clint Prohaska talks to students during their recess.

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Second Grade Teacher receives $1,000 Grant from Greater Iowa Credit Union

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Megan Trader’s second grade class receiving the $1,000 check.

Megan Trader was awarded a $1,000 Project Classroom grant for her second grade class at Grant Ragan Elementary School. Scott Zahnle, the CEO of Greater Iowa Credit Union, Cy, Iowa State University’s (ISU) mascot and ISU cheerleaders and were among the... Read More

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Elizabeth Schupp receives IWLA Teacher of Promise Award

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Elizabeth Schupp

Timberline German teacher Elizabeth Schupp received the Michael Oates Teacher of Promise Award for the 2017 school year at the Iowa World Language Association(IWLA) Conference. Schupp met the standards and requirements for the award by displaying professionalism, passion, and intelligence through her teaching style.

Michael Oates, who was... Read More

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Making A Difference: Cameron Boyle

South Middle School (SMS) student Cameron Boyle felt his heart drop to the pit of his stomach as he watched 130 mph wind tear the city of Houston apart piece by piece. Only a few days after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, Boyle approached his principal Doug Barry to discuss raising... Read More

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Waukee Students Dine On Their Day Off at WASS Food Show

Nutrition departments from Waukee, Ankeny, Southeast Polk and Saydel Community School Districts invited 69 students to participate in a vendor food show at Waukee High School on October 27.

The four school districts are part of a buying consortium which allows them to buy items in bulk, saving each district... Read More

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