Totem Tales – March 29

3-29-2013 Totem Tales


RSP Provides District with Enrollment Projections

At the March 27 Waukee Board of Education meeting Rob Schwarz, with RSP & Associates (RSP), presented comprehensive enrollment projections for Waukee Community School District (WCSD).

The presentation included detailed projections for each individual elementary facility, as well as secondary buildings.  RSP has more than 20 years of planning experience... Read More

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Student Leadership Opportunities

Any sophomore or junior interested in the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) Leadership Conference should see their counselor.   If selected, the student will attend a 6-day leadership conference in July at Wartburg College with students from all over Iowa.  The topic for this year’s conference is ‘Bullying’.  Last day to... Read More


Diversity Social

Waukee families are invited to our first Diversity Social. Please join us on Thursday, April 4 at 6:30 p.m. in the Waukee High School Commons for a fun, laid-back family gathering. Cookies and coffee will be served.

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Community Education: Family/Parenting

Parenting with Love & Logic. Learn how to lovingly set limits, reduce power struggles, encourage responsibility, and improve decision-making skills in your children. The Love and Logic approach to parenting can be put into practice immediately and is appropriate for children of all ages. Handbook is included. 6:30-8:30 pm.... Read More


Shuler Fourth Graders Travel Back in Time

Meredith Koesters’ fourth graders have traveled back in time and are now soldiers fighting in the Civil War. Just as the United States was a nation divided, the class has been split into the North and South. These Union and Confederate soldiers have been given an assigned unit, rank, provisions,... Read More


South Middle School’s Outstanding Soloists

South Middle School 7th and 8th grade bands held their solo recital event on March 12.  Students named as outstanding soloists were Brooke Trampel, Alex Ertl, Audrey McKinney, Brynn Hansen and Zoie Green.


Shuler Celebrates Dr. Seuss

The students at Shuler Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday by doing a variety of fun activities.  In these pictures Shuler fifth grade students are reading around the building.  They also dressed up as their favorite book character, wore crazy clothes for Crazy About Books day, and even wore their pajamas... Read More


Seventh Graders Study Muscular and Skeletal systems

Students in Gary Poppinga’s and  Ryan Langel’s seventh grade science classes have been doing some interesting labs throughout the school year. The students have studied the muscular and skeletal systems and had the opportunity to perform a dissection on a chicken wing. The chicken wing lab was a great way... Read More


Lucky Eason Students

Students in Becky Rogers’ kindergarten classroom celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with various activities.  They made hats and headbands which had shamrocks and other decorations on them.  They also learned about the Luck of the Irish, and wrote a story expressing why they thought they were lucky.  They shared these stories... Read More

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