Construction Update: November 2015

Elementary #8 – Grant Ragan

A special election was held on February 4, 2014 for the sale of $18.9 million in general obligation bonds to fund construction of a new elementary school at the intersection of Dartmoor and Douglas Parkway in the city of Waukee and HVAC upgrades at Brookview... Read More

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Students Attend First 7th Grade Metro Leadership Academy

Seventh graders from two school districts came together for the first ever Metro Leader Leadership Academy on November 13. Forty-two students from Des Moines Harding, Des Moines Callanan, Waukee South and Waukee Middle Schools participated in the first session of the academy hosted by South Middle School.

The academy was... Read More

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TLC Grant Helps Teachers Meet the Needs of All Students


Waukee Community School District shared how the Teacher Leadership and Compensation (TLC) grant is helping the district meet the needs of all students with Governor Terry Branstad and Ryan Wise, director of Department of Education on November 9.

Waukee Community School District was one of 74 districts in Iowa to... Read More


International Panel Increases Cultural Awareness at Waukee High School

Suku Radia, CEO and president of Bankers Trust, was the keynote speaker at Waukee High School’s Annual International Panel on November 11. The goal of the panel was to increase cultural awareness by giving students a glimpse into the different upbringings, religions, values, and traditions among students at Waukee High... Read More

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11/20/15 Shuler Scoop

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Bits and Pieces


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Loni O’Grady Named 2015 Michael Oates Teacher of Promise

Loni O'Grady

Loni O’Grady

The Iowa World Language Association’s 2015 Michael Oates Teacher of Promise has been awarded to Loni O’Grady, a Spanish language teacher at Prairieview and Timberline School. The award presentation was held during the Luncheon of the 2015 Iowa World Language Association Annual Conference in October at the Downtown... Read More

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Waukee Cheerleaders Earn Coed Division State Champion Title

For the first time in school history Waukee High School’s Competition Cheerleading Squad was named Coed Division State Champions on November 7.

The team, comprised of 18 girls and Isaiah Thompson and Kaiwan Curtis, have worked extraordinarily hard this season. They were ecstatic to not only compete in the division... Read More

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Self Defense at South Middle School

On November 19 and 20, students at South Middle School participated in Self- Defense activities in physical education class. Waukee Police Officers Murra and Pettit lead the instruction.

The two officers talked about awareness of your surroundings and set up three stations to help teach self-defense. Those stations included being on the ground... Read More


Waukee Middle School’s Successful Food Drive

The annual Waukee Food Drive was a huge success at Waukee Middle School (WMS)! As a building, we collected more than 950 items for the Waukee Area Christian Food Pantry. Thank you for all of the donations and help in far surpassing our building goal of 692 items. We are... Read More

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