New District Boundary Map for 2013-14

At the November 26 Board of Education Meeting the new Elementary Boundary Recommendation was approved. Both Woodland Hills Elementary and Vince Meyer Learning Center are scheduled to open for the 2013-14 school year.

Approximately 230 students currently attending Maple Grove Elementary and 95 students currently attending Brookview Elementary will attend... Read More

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Waukee Schools Ring the Bell

The Waukee Community School District has its very own Salvation Army kettle (and bells) this year. It is located at the Waukee Fareway Store. Teams, clubs, classes and individual student groups are welcome to sign up and help a worthy cause.

Please consider being a part of this opportunity. Starting November... Read More

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Diversity and Inclusion Potluck

Waukee Community School District is hosting a potluck in celebration of diversity and inclusion. Parents, students, staff and community members are invited to join us at Waukee High School on January 8, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. There will be a performance by Ballet Des Moines, food and music. The... Read More

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Professional Development: Student Support

South Middle School (SMS)  and Waukee Middle School (WMS) held professional development on November 28. How did our work impact your child’s learning?

If you have 2 minutes…read this:

SMS and WMS staff members:

  • reviewed common vocabulary used within the district, such as essential learnings, standards, and progress report statements
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Maple Grove Kindergartners Celebrate Thanksgiving

To celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, Maple Grove kindergarten students joined together for an afternoon snack on November 20 dressed as Pilgrims and Native Americans. Students sat together in the hall, enjoying their feast of cookies, crackers, and veggie chips.

Maple Grove kindergarten students joined together for an afternoon snack dressed

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Prairieview Community Service Projects

The 9th grade students at Prairieview donated more than twice as much clothing as any of the building’s previous classes for the annual Winter Warmth Drive. Students and staff this month collected nearly 2,500 items including coats, hats, mittens, gloves, scarves and boots.

A building-wide food drive continues through... Read More


Brookview Build with Bags School Challenge

Brookview Elementary won a $100 gift card in the 2012 Build with Bags School Challenge. The Build with Bags Challenge is sponsored by the Metro Waste Authority and the Iowa Grocery Industry Association. This is the third year Brookview has participated in the program. The Build with Bags Challenge teaches... Read More


Dan Wardell Visits Walnut Hills

The kindergarten students from Walnut Hills Elementary had a special visitor on Friday, November 16. Dan Wardell from Iowa Public Television (IPTV) came to our school for story time! He taught students an important lesson:

  • Go home and turn the T.V. OFF
  • Go outside and PLAY
  • Use your IMAGINATION
  • Read a good BOOK!

Walnut Hills Striders Update

The Walnut Hills Elementary Striders is coming to a close for the winter season.  Striders will begin again in the Spring. So far the following students have already run a marathon and will be a part of the Blue Mile run in the spring.  Congratulations Striders!


Eason Third Graders Learn About Seeds

Third graders at Eason Elementary are learning about the different properties of seeds. Students worked in small groups to count the seeds and describe the properties of seeds such as color, size, shape and texture.  Next, the students will observe how seeds change as they grow.

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Katelyn Schumacher, Cooper Bolles

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Waukee, Iowa 50263
Phone 515.987.5161
Fax 515.987.2701