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WHS Competition Cheer Wins Back-to-Back State Championship

Waukee High School’s (WHS) competition cheer team placed first at state in the coed division, making them back-to-back state champions. The competition was held on November 5 in the Jacobson Exhibition Center at the state fairgrounds. With determination and hard work, they continue on their path to earning a national... Read More

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Waukee APEX Named One of 10 New STEM BEST Partners

The Iowa Governor’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Advisory Council named Waukee APEX one of 10 new STEM BEST (Businesses Engaging Students and Teachers) Partners in Iowa.

STEM BEST Partners go beyond the typical K-12 classroom environments and methods to provide students with more workplace experience while they are... Read More

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Prairieview Spanish Teacher Christine McCormick named IWLA Educator of the Year

Waukee Community School District (WCSD) prides itself on its talented, dedicated and caring teachers. Over the last five years in the district, Christine McCormick has been dedicated to teaching Spanish to secondary students. Her hard work has paid off. The Iowa World Language Association (IWLA) has named McCormick the 2016... Read More

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18 Waukee High School Seniors Attend NCYL Annual Youth Salute

In September, 18 Waukee High School (WHS) seniors joined over 200 students from other schools to attend the National Council on Youth Leadership’s (NCYL) annual Youth Salute, at Drake University.

Among the WHS students chosen to participate in the event were seniors Alivia Bergman, Callie Earney, and Nathan Sanders. Each... Read More

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Russ Goerend Presented the ITEC Outstanding Educator Award

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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

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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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