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Six Waukee High School Students Named 2018 National Merit Semifinalists

National Merit Semifinalists.

Five of the six National Merit Semifinalists: Frank Li, Nupur Udipi, Andrew Fung, Daniel Slaughter and Timothy Matheson

National Merit semifinalist, Sebastian Llaca.

National Merit semifinalist, Sebastian Llaca.

Six Waukee High School seniors, Andrew Fung, Frank Li, Timothy Matheson, Daniel Slaughter, Nupur Udipi and Sebastian Llaca, were named semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship... Read More

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Waukee High School Senior Scores 36 on ACT

Shay London, senior at WHS

Shay London, senior at WHS.

This summer Shay London received exciting news, he was one of 24 students in the state of Iowa to receive the highest composite score possible on the ACT, a 36.

Less than one-tenth of one percent of students who take the ACT earn a composite... Read More

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Waukee High School Wins Third Consecutive Bank Iowa Challenge Cup

For the third consecutive year, Waukee High School (WHS) has won the Bank Iowa Challenge Cup with a total of 1,580 points compared to the runner-up, Pleasant Valley with a total of 1,510 points.

The Challenge Cup is an award designed to recognize Iowa High Schools for academic excellence within... Read More

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Blood Drive to be Held at Waukee High School

Often times people want to give back, but do not have enough time in the day to do so. Within an hour, volunteer blood donors can save a life.

The community is invited to partake in a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 11... Read More

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Homecoming 2017 Dates to Remember

Homecoming Week: September 25-30

  • September  11– Voting for Court

    • Queen Candidates King Candidates
      Logan Akason  William Adams
      Miranda Jach  Joel Hummel
      Paige Oswalt Nathan McDonald
      Elizabeth Pals Tyrese Moore
      Alayna Verduyn Ethan Rose
      Lauren Wadle Alexander Zarkowski
  • September  25– Vote for Homecoming King and Queen
    • All WHS students will vote for
    ... Read More
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Year of the Warrior 2016-17

2016-17 was an amazing school year for Waukee Community School District! While we continue to maintain a laser-like focus on student achievement in our core academics, we would be remiss if we didn’t also highlight and celebrate the many successes enjoyed by our Waukee High School students in our co-curricular... Read More

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Waukee’s Legally Blonde: The Musical Receives 21 Honors & Triple Threat Award from IHSMTA

The Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards (IHSMTA) recently announced their list of awards for their state-wide program; a panel of four adjudicators determined that Waukee High School’s recent production of Legally Blonde: The Musical earned 21 honors and the Female Triple Threat Award, making it one of the most... Read More

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Waukee Girls Win 5th State Track Title, Boys are State Runner Up

The Waukee Girls and Boys Track teams enjoyed success at the State Track Meet held May 18-20 at Drake Stadium. After both teams went undefeated in meets during the regular season and won conference and state qualifying meet championships, Waukee qualified in 36 of the 38 events contested at the... Read More

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ICE Robotics Team Moves on to FIRST World Championships

Robotics team ICE (Innovation, Collaboration & Excellence) participated in the FIRST (For inspiration & Recognition of Science and Technology) World Championship in St. Louis April 26-29. The team is made up of students from Dowling Catholic, Des Moines Public Schools, Urbandale Community School District, West Des Moines Community School District... Read More

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Class of 2017 – Senior Class Bulletin

2017 Waukee High School Commencement Ceremony: 7 p.m. on May 22 at Drake Knapp Center, 2601 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311 – Doors open at 6 p.m.


We have provided the information below in order for graduation activities to proceed smoothly. Please... Read More

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Waukee, Iowa 50263
Phone 515.987.5161
Fax 515.987.2701