Waukee High School News

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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Team of Middle School Students Win Best in State for Verizon Innovative App Challenge

A team of seven middle school students are competing in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge and have won Best in State with their app, Iowa Trash Companion. They are now working towards their goal of becoming the App Fan Favorite- which is awarded to the team who compiles the most... Read More

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Waukee Teachers Win Literacy Grants from Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter

Recently, Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International announced the 2016-2017 winners of their annual Literacy Grants. Eight out of the 12 winners were Waukee teachers, and each received awards up to $125.

Waukee 6th grade teacher Christina Schmitt from South Middle school was a recipient of... Read More

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School Funding Update – How 1.1% Could Impact Waukee Schools

As reported at the December 2016 Revenue Estimating Conference, revenues for the state of Iowa are growing at 4.2%.  This week, media reports would indicate public schools will potentially receive 1.1% supplemental state aid for the 2017-18 school year.  How will that impact the students in the Waukee schools?  ... 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 Community School Foundation Supports Creative Classrooms

This year the Waukee Community School District (WCSD) will be celebrating its 100th birthday at the Foundation’s Annual Gala Dinner and Auction. This event began in 1996 with a mission to raise money for both teachers and graduating students that are a part of the WCSD in the form of... 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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