Beyond the Bell Update

Beyond the Bell and Wee Warriors are off to a great start this year! Beyond the Bell, the before and after school program, has sites open at Maple Grove, Shuler, Walnut Hills and Woodland Hills elementary schools. We are currently serving a combined 650 children.

Within the last few months... Read More

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Warriors Football Finish with an 11-2 Record


The 2014 Waukee Football season is definitely one to remember. The Warriors finished with an 11-2 record, tying the school record for number of victories in one season. They finished as one of the top four teams in the state. Waukee’s 2014 football season ended on November 14 with their... Read More

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Students Learn to “Put First Things First”


Sydney Jansen and Caitlin Rizzuti

Students at Waukee Elementary and Vince Meyer Learning Center attended their monthly leadership assemblies on November 21. November’s theme is “Put first things first.”

The event began with everyone singing the school’s leader chant. Two students who have demonstrated leadership qualities from each grade were... Read More

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Waukee High School Vocal Music proudly Presents “Festival of Peace”

Microsoft Word - 2014 POSTER.docxWaukee High School Vocal Music proudly presents the annual “Festival of Peace” December 4 and 5 at 7 p.m. and December 6 at 2:30 p.m. The event features 9th Grade Chorus, 10th Chorale, Intermezzo, A Cappella, String Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Children’s Chorus.

Families are invited to attend an... Read More

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Multiple Awards Earned at 2014 Iowa Thespian Festival

Thespian Festival group

Waukee Community School District Thespian Festival group.

Students from Waukee High School (WHS) attended the Iowa Thespian Festival for the first time and brought home multiple awards!

The festival was held at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) in Cedar Falls on November 14-15. Forty students, freshmen through seniors, from... Read More

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November Construction Update

Timberline – 2605 S.E. LA Grant Parkway, Waukee, IA 50263

The design process for school buildings consists of three (3) stages of development. (1) Schematic Design (2) Design Development and (3) Construction Documents. The estimated cost for this project is approximately $25 million and will be paid for using SILO... Read More


South Middle 6th Grade Essays

Sixth grade students at South Middle School have been writing This I Believe Memoir Essays in Language Arts. Students reflect on events from their life that helped shape their values and how they use their values to make decisions today. After reflection, the students generate a narrative with supporting details... Read More


Dan Wardell Visits Walnut Hills

On Friday, November 21 the kindergarten kiddos at Walnut Hills Elementary had a special guest. Dan Wardell, from IPTV, came to our school and taught us some valuable things about reading. His important message was to: go home and turn the T.V. OFF, go outside and PLAY, use your IMAGINATION... Read More


SMS Tech Tips and Talk – Yik Yak

This will be the first installment in a series of posts entitled, Tech Tips & Talk for Teens & Parents.  Through this series, our goal is to help parents understand a little more about technology but more importantly help create a dialogue at home between parents and children. There are... Read More

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International Panel Sparks Conversations about Different Cultures


Waukee High School (WHS) held an International Panel during blocks two and four on November 13 in the auditorium. The event began with a short film by Morten Rustad, spotlighting picturesque landscapes from around the world.

International Club sponsor, German teacher Tammy Getting, said that “We still have a lot... Read More

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