Waukee High School News

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


Board Reviews District’s 5 Year Financial Forecast

Board Members reviewed the district’s five-year financial forecast at the October 10 Board of Education Meeting. Gary Sinclair with Forecast5 led the discussion.

Forecast5 is a financial planning program that allows interaction with a full spectrum of assumptions in order to project a district’s financial position. These projections are made... Read More

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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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Waukee Foundation Scholarship Annual Food Drive

The Waukee Foundation Food Drive has been driving donations for the Waukee Area Christian Food Pantry for the last 11 years. The food pantry feeds over 100 families each month, with that number growing every year. The demographics of our community are changing, as are the needs of our community.... Read More

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Natalie Franke Selected as Award Finalist


Natalie Franke

Over 20 years of teaching, second grade teacher Natalie Franke has made it her goal to transform the way students perceive math.

In recognition of her dedication Franke was nominated as an Iowa finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. These awards are... 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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Name change: ParentOnline is Now SchoolCafe

Waukee Community School District’s nutrition software, ParentOnline, recently changed its name to SchoolCafe.

SchoolCafe works very similar to ParentOnline. Parents will still be able to view their child’s nutrition account, monitor/set spending limits, and view account history through SchoolCafe.

If you have an existing ParentOnline account you DO NOT need... Read More

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Join the Waukee Community Schools Foundation Board of Directors

Are you looking to serve teachers and students on a district-wide level? The Waukee Community Schools Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit that supports the students and teachers of the Waukee Community School District. They are looking for parents within the district who are interested in serving on the Foundation’s Board of... Read More
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