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Waukee Community Schools Foundation Raises $83,000 for Waukee Community School District

The Waukee Community Schools Foundation 20th Annual Dinner & Auction Gala recently raised $83,000 for the Waukee Community School District (WCSD) to benefit schools, teachers and students. “It was our second-largest fundraiser in the twenty years this event has been held,” said West Des Moines attorney Ward Rouse, who sits... 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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Waukee Wrestlers Place 8th at State Tournament with 4 State Medalists

Six WHS wrestlers contributed to the team’s total of 63 points.

Six WHS wrestlers contributed to the team’s total of 63 points.

The Waukee High School (WHS) wrestling team recorded their highest point total and best team finish ever at the State Wrestling Meet last weekend at Wells Fargo Arena.

Six WHS wrestlers contributed to the team’s total of 63 points.... Read More

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Waukee Boys Swim Team Wins Second Consecutive State Championship

StateSwimmingThe Waukee boys swim team followed up the school’s first-ever state championship in boys swimming in 2016 with a dominating performance at the 2017 State Swim meet in Marshalltown. The Warriors scored 259 points to easily outdistance runner-up Johnston (191) and third place Bettendorf (185).

Waukee scored points in all... Read More

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Waukee High School 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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Lady Leadership brings Leader in Me Program to Life at Maple Grove Elementary

Maple Grove’s Leader in Me program goes above and beyond by using techniques that not only intrigue students, but get them excited about leadership and the 7 Habits: Be Proactive, Begin with the End in Mind, Put First Things First, Think Win-Win, Seek First to Understand, Then be Understood, Synergize and... Read More

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Waukee Prairieview Students Participate in Culture Fair for Discovering Languages Month

On Thursday, Feb. 23, Waukee Prairieview students participated in a Culture Fair in honor of Discovering Languages month.

Throughout the day, students shared elements from their culture or a culture that they have learned about. Some of the projects included How to Eat with Chopsticks, Learning French songs, Mexican Celebrations,... Read More

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Construction Update: February 2017

Elementary #9 – Radiant Elementary

Waukee Community School District approved a land purchase agreement for a ninth elementary building at the May 9, 2016 Board of Education Meeting. The new elementary school will be located in Urbandale west of Alice’s road between Meredith and Waterford. Construction is expected to begin... Read More

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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

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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

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