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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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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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Prairieview Conferences, Spring 2017

  • Tuesday, February 21, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.,
  • Wednesday, February 22, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and
  • Thursday, February 23, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Conferences are scheduled through each student’s Social Studies (8th Grade) or Modern World History (9th grade) teacher, though families will have a chance to meet with any or all of each... Read More

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Waukee APEX Launches New Website

Since the 2015-16 school year, Waukee has been building an updated website for the Aspiring Professional Experience (APEX) classes. The website design takes a modern approach, recognizing the innovative class style that APEX is. The website was launched over winter break.

The new website design is a fresh spin off... Read More

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Waukee Apex Program Receives OpportUNITY’s Leading the Way Award

Accepting Award

Michelle Hill spoke at the OpportUNITY Summit about the impact of the Waukee Apex Program and accepted the Leading the Way Award on behalf of the program. Pictured: Elisabeth Buck, chief community impact officer of United Way of Central Iowa and Michelle Hill, director of Waukee APEX.

On Tuesday, Jan.24,... Read More

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Waukee Partners with University of Northern Iowa for New Education Class

For the first time, the University of Northern Iowa is partnering with Waukee High School to bring a new education class opportunity to students starting the spring 2017 semester.

The Children’s Literature course offered this January will cover literature for K-6 students, differing from the Introduction to Education class which... Read More

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Waukee High School Dance Team Receives Character Counts Award at ISDTA State Competition

Waukee High School Varsity Dance Team received three state titles and three honorable awards at the Iowa State Dance and Drill Association (ISDTA) 2016 state competition, December 2, at Wells Fargo Arena.

Waukee was awarded judge’s choice, the Character Counts award, an academic award for the highest grade point average... Read More

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