As a community service project, three Waukee students found a way to extend a helping hand that has reached the lives of many children in a local hospital. Waukee South Middle School (SMS) 7th graders, Jordan Gabriel, Lindsay Newman and Jonathan Nevenhoven, started a nonprofit organization called Helping Hands which... Read More
Isaiah Dale, 7th-grader at South Middle School, was named an Ambassador of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) for his contributions towards the MDA and courageous attitude.
Isaiah was diagnosed with Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (CMT) July of 2015 at the University of Iowa Children’s... Read More
Summer break will start earlier than expected for students this year. The Waukee Community School District (WCSD) Board of Education agreed to a minor change in the 2016-17 school calendar on April 10. The last day of school for students is now May 26 instead of May 30.
The 2016-17... Read More
Varsity math counts team who placed 4th on February 14 out of 32 teams at the chapter competition! ith this placement, they will be representing SMS at the state math counts competition at the end of March at Drake!
Congratulations to Sai Raysam for his individual placement which will send... Read More
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
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
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
Waukee South Middle School (SMS) sixth grader Arun Dixit and seventh grader Mrithuul Madanprasad, tied for first place with perfect scores in the morning section and tied for second place in the afternoon section at the Central Iowa Youth Chess Tournament on December 10. The Tournament was held at the... Read More
Waukee Middle School students will bring the color and flair of the circus to the Prairieview Theatre Arts Center on Thursday, December 15, at 7:00 p.m. for the 6th grade play titled ‘Under the Big Top’.
Students worked long and hard during November to perfect their performance. The play provides... Read More
Waukee Middle School 7th graders Emily Klaiber (clarinet) and Ben Avilez (bassoon) were selected to participate in the SCIBA (South Central Iowa Bandmasters Association) District Honor Band Festival held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. The rehearsals and evening concert were held at Ankeny Centennial High School.
Klaiber and Avilez were... Read More