Construction Update: January 2017

Waukee WILC Facility

Waukee Community School District’s Board of Education approved the renaming of its innovative professional learning program (Waukee CAPS) to Waukee Aspiring Professional Experience (APEX). Also naming the new facility the Waukee Innovation and Learning Center (WILC) and labeling the network of K-12, college and business opportunities as... Read More


Waukee Community School Foundation Supports Creative Classrooms

This year the Waukee Community School District (WCSD) will be celebrating its 100th birthday at the Foundation’s Annual Gala Dinner and Auction. This event began in 1996 with a mission to raise money for both teachers and graduating students that are a part of the WCSD in the form of... Read More

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Waukee Apex Program Receives OpportUNITY’s Leading the Way Award

Accepting Award

Michelle Hill spoke at the OpportUNITY Summit about the impact of the Waukee Apex Program and accepted the Leading the Way Award on behalf of the program. Pictured: Elisabeth Buck, chief community impact officer of United Way of Central Iowa and Michelle Hill, director of Waukee APEX.

On Tuesday, Jan.24,... Read More

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January 27, 2017 Banner

January 27, 2017 Banner


Shuler Elementary Kindergarteners Learn from 4th Grade Buddies

Kindergarteners at Shuler Elementary have much to look forward to with new learning topics and activities every day. Activities are sometimes done with the help of a fourth grade buddy, which each kindergartener is assigned to at the start of the year. The buddies meet periodically to share knowledge through... Read More


Waukee School Board Members and Administrators Attend Annual Day on the Hill

Waukee Day on Hill

Waukee Community School District board members Jerry Ripperger, Mary Scheve, Susan Bunz, superintendent Cindy McDonald and chief financial officer Lora Appenzeller-Miller attended the Iowa Association of School Board’s (IASB) annual Day on the Hill on January 24, 2017

Waukee Community School District board members Jerry Ripperger, Mary Scheve, Susan Bunz,... Read More


Waukee Partners with University of Northern Iowa for New Education Class

For the first time, the University of Northern Iowa is partnering with Waukee High School to bring a new education class opportunity to students starting the spring 2017 semester.

The Children’s Literature course offered this January will cover literature for K-6 students, differing from the Introduction to Education class which... Read More

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Shuler Scoop: January 20, 2017

To view the latest installment of the Shuler Scoop click here.


Maple Grove Branch


Hello Families,

Just a couple quick reminders that were shared earlier in the week.

A couple friendly reminders:

1.  We need FIVE MORE Survey Responses to make 100 – We currently have only 95 responses to our family survey sent in December.  Our goal is to always have a minimum... Read More


News from the Woods/Science+Art Fair

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