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


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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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


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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