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Picnic & Play and Family Resource Fair

Come join your teachers at five sites across Waukee and West Des Moines for fun, games, and lunch! Activities and lunch will be available every Monday through Friday (excluding July 4). The fun will start June 4 and go until August 10.

All activities and meals are free to children... Read More

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SMS Students Place First at Southeast Polk Tech Expo

Two Waukee South Middle School (SMS) students created an invention that earned first prize at the Southeast Polk Tech Exposition. With supervision from SMS engineering teacher Cole Kleinwolterink, Gavin Lange and Adrian Valluppara invented a robotic device called Forward Detecting System (FDS).

The boys created FDS to give visually impaired... Read More

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South Middle School Students Plan for the Future with City of Waukee Staff

Eight South Middle School (SMS) students presented their ideas for city and agricultural improvements to Waukee city employees on April 9.

Students starting working in groups of two in February to create the four projects that were presented. The projects focused on the benefits vertical farms and greenhouses provide for... Read More

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Waukee Middle School Gives Love over Spring Break

Waukee Middle School Seventh Grade Ambassadors

Waukee Middle School Seventh Grade Ambassadors

When Waukee Middle School librarian Kelly Reynolds and her seventh-grade ambassador students created #GiveLove stickers to spread love around the world while students and staff traveled for spring break, they never thought they would get a response from Andy Grammer.

After the district kicked... Read More

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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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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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South Middle School Students Compete at FIRST LEGO League Regional Qualifier

On November 18, the South Middle School(SMS) robotic teams, the Survival Bots and the Artificial Intelligence Engineers, achieved honors at the FIRST LEGO League Regional Qualifier competition. Artificial Intelligence Engineers qualified for the State Tournament which will be held at Iowa State University on January 13, 2018.

“Going to state... Read More

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Prairieview and Waukee Middle School Students Selected for Honor Band

Four Prairieview and 10 Waukee Middle School students were selected for Honor Band. Seventh graders were selected through nomination, while eighth graders were selected through audition. The students performed in the South Central District Iowa Honor Band on Nov. 7 at Ankeny Centennial High School.

Congratulations to the 14 students who participated:

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Making A Difference: Cameron Boyle

South Middle School (SMS) student Cameron Boyle felt his heart drop to the pit of his stomach as he watched 130 mph wind tear the city of Houston apart piece by piece. Only a few days after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, Boyle approached his principal Doug Barry to discuss raising... Read More

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South Middle School Students Make an Impact through Helping Hands

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

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