South Middle School News

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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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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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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German “Bill Nye the Science Guy” Shares Experiments with Students through Interactive Science Show

The Waukee High School auditorium flooded with 550 Timberline, Prairieview, Waukee Middle School and South Middle School German students on Friday, Sept. 9, in anticipation to see Germany’s “Bill Nye the Science Guy” Jo Hecker.

Hecker has authored several books including his series “Hecker’s Wizard’s Kitchen – Experiments for Kids”.... Read More

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Power Restored at Multiple Buildings

This morning power and phone lines were down for about 45 minutes at Waukee Elementary, Timberline School, Prairieview School, South Middle School, Waukee Middle School, Waukee High School and District Office.

The power outage was caused by technical issues with a MidAmerican Energy substation. MidAmerican Energy responded and restored power as... Read More

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South 7th graders interested in Mock Trial

An informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 30 in Mrs. Snicker’s room (305) from 3:10 to 4:00 p.m.

This is a great opportunity to learn about the justice system and to use acting skills.


Don’t Miss a Notification, Troubleshooting with SchoolMessenger

Only three days left until the first day of school, Tuesday, August 23. The district will be using SchoolMessenger to send building level and staff notifications. SchoolMessenger fully integrates with PowerSchool, so there is no list for parents to sign up for. If you think you’re not receiving building notifications... Read More

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Waukee, Iowa 50263
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