Waukee High School News

Waukee Trombone Ensemble

“Budding Trombonists” are growing at Waukee Middle School!  The Waukee Trombone Ensemble is up & running again this year, featuring trombonists, grades 6 -12 on a volunteer basis.  Early morning rehearsals twice a month are preparing this group for two spring performances:  WMS 6th Band Concert at 6:00pm & WMS... Read More
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Two State Runner Up Finishes for Warrior Wrestlers

The Waukee wrestling team capped off the most successful season in school history with a busy but productive week at Wells Fargo Arena.  Four grueling days of wrestling yielded two state runner up trophies and eight top five individual medalists.

The Warriors began the week on Wednesday competing in the... Read More

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Waukee APEX Attends STEM Day

Waukee APEX attended STEM Day at the Capitol February 14. The event highlighted STEM careers and the STEM-based programs available to students.

Medical and bioscience instructor Holly Showalter attended the event alongside five other Iowa teachers who received I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Awards from Gov. Kim Reynolds.

APEX instructor Holly Showalter accepts the I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award from Gov. Kim Reynolds.

APEX instructor Holly Showalter

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Waukee High School students attend NAfME All-National Honor Ensemble

 Seniors Jones Pfeifer, Mary Roodnisky and Will Adams attend the NAfME All-National Honor Ensemble in Orlando, Florida.

Seniors Jones Pfeifer, Mary Roodnisky and Will Adams attend the NAfME All-National Honor Ensemble in Orlando, Florida.

Three Waukee High School (WHS) A Capella seniors performed with 281 other students for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-National Honor Ensemble. After completing an audition process, Will Adams, Jones Pfeifer,... Read More

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Cheerleaders Win 2nd at Nationals

During the National Cheerleaders Association National Championships in Dallas, Texas, Waukee High School’s White and Purple team received second in the Large Advanced Varsity Division and third place in the Intermediate Division, respectively. This is the third year in a row that Waukee High School (WHS) has earned this award... Read More

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Construction Update: February 2018

Elementary #9- Radiant

Waukee Community School District approved a land purchase agreement for a ninth elementary building at the May 9, 2016 Board of Education Meeting. The new elementary school will be located in Urbandale west of Alice’s road between Meredith and Waterford. Construction is expected to begin in the spring of... Read More

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Voters approve $117 million bond referendum for Waukee Community School District

3,310 voters turned out for Tuesday’s special election to issue general obligation bonds in the amount of $117 million. The bond referendum passed with a 90.27 percent voter approval. Sixty percent approval was needed. 

Waukee Community School District (WCSD) will move forward with plans to construct a new 10-12, 1,800-student... Read More

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Understanding School Finance

We are fortunate to live in a community where stakeholders are eager to learn more about school finance and advocacy during this legislative session. Therefore, Waukee Community School District will be offering six learning sessions for interested parents, students, staff and community members.

The content for these sessions will focus... Read More

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Holly Showalter Receives I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award

Dr. Holly Showalter, the Health Science and Medicine instructor for Waukee APEX, is one of five Iowa teachers to receive the I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award. The recipients will be honored by Gov. Kim Reynolds at the Capitol on February 14.

Showalter was presented with the check at the WILC on January 22.

Showalter was presented with the check at the WILC on

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Daddy Daughter Dance 2018

The After-Prom Committee will hold a Daddy Daughter Dance to help raise funds to support the 2018 party.  Dads or Dad-like friends are invited to bring their favorite Valentine (ages 2-22) on February 17.

The dance is being held at Prairieview School which is located at 655 SE University, Waukee, IA.... Read More

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