Today’s students are using a variety of different technologies to play games on a daily basis. Educational research has shown that gaming in the classroom increases student achievement. Benefits of gaming include engaging students in their learning, promoting teamwork, risk-taking, increasing motivation, growth of critical thinking skills and an increase... Read More
Fifth graders in Shannon Campbell’s class at Maple Grove Elementary visited Kuehn Conservation Area at the end of September to learn about the culture of the first Americans. The students were led in a “walk through time” during which
they listened to the prairie, practiced hunting buffalo, and stepped into... Read More
Congratulations to the 12 Waukee South Middle School eighth grade band students who were selected for the District Honor Band. These students auditioned on... Read More
The 2015-16 school year calendar with an August 13 start date was approved at the October 27 Waukee Board of Education meeting. The calendar presented to the school board was recommended by the Waukee teacher’s association. A committee of teachers looked at academic needs of the district K-12 and then... Read More
Regularly scheduled hours for conferences are as follows:
- Wednesday, November 19 from 2-4 p.m.
- Thursday, November 20 from 4-8 p.m.
In addition to the above times, related arts teachers at Woodland Hills will be available during the following times:
Mrs. Katy Mavis
- Saturday, November 15 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. ... Read More
RAK students are again promoting the Winter Warmth Drive this season. They are collecting new or gently used winter apparel now through November 7.
Students, parents and community members who wish to donate can do so by bringing hats, coats, gloves, mittens, snowpants, scarves and/or snowboots to the collection boxes... Read More
At the October 27 Waukee Board of Education meeting two public hearings were held to determine calendar hours vs days and the proposed 2015-16 school calendar start date.
Effective July 1, 2014, all public and accredited nonpublic school districts were required to choose between 180 days or 1080 hours of... Read More
The following is a message from the City of Waukee:
On Monday, October 27, 2014, portions of University Avenue from Brick Drive west to Prairieview School, both east and west bound traffic will be reduced to one lane traffic for the duration of the construction of the project. Construction... Read More