Waukee High School News

Iowa Department of Education Releases 2016 Iowa School Report Card

The 2016 Iowa School Report Card, released today, January 12, 2017, by the Iowa Department of Education, shows how each public school building in the state is performing on certain educational measures. Waukee Community School District received a favorable report card, with schools in the district being rated at Commendable... Read More

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Board Approves 2017-18 Calendar

On January 9, 2017,  the Waukee Board of Education held two public hearings to determine calendar hours vs days and the 2017-18 school calendar. The Board approved the 2017-18 school calendar as presented based on 1080 hours of instructional time.

Effective July 1, 2014, all public and accredited nonpublic school... Read More

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Daddy Daughter Dance

The After-Prom Committee will hold a Daddy Daughter Dance to help raise funds to support the 2017 party.  Dads or Dad-like friends are invited to bring their favorite valentine (ages 2-22) on February 18.

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

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Waukee Foundation Food Drive Results

For the past 11 years, the Waukee Foundation Food Drive has been donating to the Waukee Area Christian Food Pantry. As the community continues to grow, the numbers of families who are in need of additional support also continue to increase.

To help meet this need, each school in the... Read More

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Save-the-Date: Foundation Dinner & Auction Gala February 11

Help us celebrate Waukee Community School District’s 100 year anniversary at the Waukee Schools Foundation’s 2017 Annual Dinner & Auction Gala! This energetic, informal night out consists of both live and silent auctions, a variety of food and beverages, games, and entertainment. You won’t want to miss it!

Waukee... Read More

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Board Discusses WEA School Calendar Recommendation for 2017-18

At the December 12 Waukee Board of Education meeting Andy Pals, calendar committee chair, presented the 2017-18 Waukee Education Association (WEA) school calendar recommendations. Pals walked board members through the proposal and answered questions.

The calendar proposed the following key dates:

  • The first day of school, Wednesday, August 23,
  • ... 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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Name Radiant Elementary Honors Coal Mining Heritage of Community

Waukee Community School District Board of Education considered four potential names before choosing one that paid homage to the coal mining history of the community. On November 28, the Board voted to name its ninth elementary school Radiant Elementary.

“Very few school districts in Iowa have ever experienced the type... 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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