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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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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Four Waukee High School Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

Ashley Sjurson

Ashley Sjurson

Dakota Fouts

Dakota Fouts

Benjamin Heidt

Benjamin Heidt

Noah Berthusen

Noah Berthusen

Four Waukee High School seniors, Ashley Sjurson, Dakota Fouts, Benjamin Heidt and Noah Berthusen, were named National Merit semifinalists. Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program on... Read More

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Construction Update: September 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

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German “Bill Nye the Science Guy” Shares Experiments with Students through Interactive Science Show

The Waukee High School auditorium flooded with 550 Timberline, Prairieview, Waukee Middle School and South Middle School German students on Friday, Sept. 9, in anticipation to see Germany’s “Bill Nye the Science Guy” Jo Hecker.

Hecker has authored several books including his series “Hecker’s Wizard’s Kitchen – Experiments for Kids”.... Read More

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Power Restored at Multiple Buildings

This morning power and phone lines were down for about 45 minutes at Waukee Elementary, Timberline School, Prairieview School, South Middle School, Waukee Middle School, Waukee High School and District Office.

The power outage was caused by technical issues with a MidAmerican Energy substation. MidAmerican Energy responded and restored power as... Read More

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Homecoming 2016 Dates to Remember


Homecoming Week September 19-24

  • September  12– Voting for Court

    Homecoming Court 2016

    Homecoming Court 2016. Front row (L-R): Madalyn McCartan, Calista Tietz, Averi Baudler, Carlie Littlefield, Mary Kate Gray, Amy Wieland. Back row (L-R): Damion Wallace, Drew Johnson, Adam Finch, Sheldon Fox, Ryan Modlin, Tyler Groathouse

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    King Candidates Queen Candidates
    Adam Finch Averi Baudler
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Waukee High School Intramurals Start in September

Waukee High School (WHS)students now have more opportunities to be involved in physical activities than ever before. Waukee High School Intramurals for fall 2016 will start in September.

The district launched its co-ed intramurals program last year. The program is ran by the Waukee Community Education department and provides students... Read More

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