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Curriculum Night – August 29

During this evening, parents meet with classroom teachers to learn more about your child’s grade specific curriculum, classroom routines and expectations, as well as become better acquainted with your child’s classroom teacher.

The following schedule will, hopefully, allow for parents to attend their child(ren)’s classroom meeting:

  • 6:00-6:30 pm – Kindergarten & First Grade presentations in each classroom
  • 6:30-7:00 -pm – Related Arts Presentation in the Lunchroom
  • 7:00-7:30 pm – Second & Third Grade presentations in each classroom
  • 7:30-8:00 pm – Fourth & Fifth Grade presentations in each classroom

These meetings are for parents ONLY and we ask that students and younger siblings do not attend.

Parent Pick Up and Drop Off Procedures

There are two options for parents dropping off or picking up children at school.

First, you may park your vehicle in the parking lot and use one of our two crosswalks to escort your child to or from your vehicle.  Children may not be in the parking lot without being accompanied by an adult. Also, if you leave your vehicle, it must to be parked in a designated parking spot and not in the student pick up lane.

Second, the outside lane of the parking lot is the student drop off/pick up lane.   Parents may wait in line and drop off/pick up their kids once their vehicle reaches the sidewalk area.  Parents in the pick up lane must stay in their vehicles. Please do not try to drive to the front and cut into the line.  This only slows down the parent pick up process. The line will continue to move forward as cars exit this lane.

Please be patient, the process is an efficient process when the procedures are followed.  It typically takes ten minutes or less to safely dismiss roughly 600 Brookview Students.

Walking to School

A crossing guard will be in place at the intersection of EP True Parkway and 78th Place from 8:35-8:50 and 3:35-3:50 to safely assist students across the street.  The corner of 81st & EP True has a four-way stop with flashing lights and can also be used as a crossing.  Theses are the only two crossings with stop signs.  If your child crosses at any other location, please be sure they are escorted by an adult.

Volunteering

To make every reasonable effort to provide a safe learning enviorment for our students, all prospective volunteers must complete an online volunteer form.  The form is found here  online volunteer form.  It takes about 5 minutes to complete and must be completed before you can volunteer in any of Waukee CSD’s buildings.

Health News:  Attendance Phone Number  987-2744

Classroom parties and birthday treats: No homemade treats or food items are permitted.  All treats must be commercially prepared and packaged for distribution with the intact ingredient label.   Please refer to the Waukee Parent Handbook for more information on the Waukee Allergy Policy. The Waukee Nutrition Department has peanut free snacks for purchase.  Please visit www.waukeeschools.org for more information.

When to Stay Home

Fever – Student must be fever free for 24 hours (less than 100 degrees).

Vomit – Student must have not vomited for 24 hours before returning to school.

Diarrhea – Student must be free from diarrhea for 24 hours.

Pink Eye – Student can return to school after 1st dose of medication or as directed by your physician.

Lice – Student is not sent home the day of discovery.  Allowed to return after initial treatment.

Health Blog – To subscribe to the WCSD Health Information Blog, please use the following link  http://blogs.waukeeschools.org/health/ .  The blog contains school and grade level specific heath information.

Brookview Party Dates

All Party Times are 2:30 – 3:15

Fall –October 26

Winter – December 21

Valentine –February 14

Fine Arts Dates

Kindergarten: May 8, at BV time TBA

1st Grade:  May 3, at BV time TBA

2nd Grade:  April 19, at BV time TBA

3rd Grade is February 1, at WHS Auditorium 6:30PM

4th Grade is March 1, at WHS Auditorium 6:30 PM

5th Grade is March 29, at WHS Auditorium 6:30PM

Waukee Elementary Student Handbook

The Waukee Elementary Student Handbook can be found on the district website at www.waukeeschools.org .  Choose “Students and Parents” from the toolbar, then scroll down to “Handbook & Policies”.

Party Invitations

It is the policy of the District that we cannot give out address or phone numbers of our students for any reason, including birthday party invitations.   It also our policy that party invitations may not be distributed at school.  We also do not address or send out invitations for you.  Please consult the Waukee student handbook.  It is available on the district website at www.waukeeschools.org .

Flowers /Balloons

Please do not have flowers or balloons delivered to school for your child.  We consider each moment of instructional time to be very precious and will not disrupt class for deliveries.  If delivered at school, they will not be given to your child until dismissal time.   Please consult the Waukee student handbook.  It is available on the district website at www.waukeeschools.org .

Lost and Found

Brookview’s Lost and Found can be found outside the music room.  Brookview quickly accumulates a large quantity of jackets, coats, sweatshirts, hats, gloves and lunch boxes.   Please check the Lost and Found area often.  Twice a year – At Christmas Break and Spring Break, anything not claimed is donated to a charitable organization.

Federal Title 1 – Parent Notification

Parents and Guardians:  Federal education legislation provides Title I funds to Brookview Elementary School.  As a result of this legislation, you have the right to information regarding the qualifications of your child’s teacher, including: state licensure status, special endorsements for grade level/subject areas taught, and baccalaureate/graduate certification/degree.

Parents/guardians may request this information from the District Office by calling (515) 987-5161, or by sending a letter of request to Waukee Community School District, 560 SE University Avenue, Waukee, IA 50263.  Please contact Cindi McDonald, Superintendent, if you have any questions regarding this information.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Waukee Community School District has a policy designed to assure parents and students the full implementation, protection and enjoyment of their right under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.  A copy of the District’s policy is available for review in the office of the principal of all of our schools.  This law requires the school district to designate as “directory information” any personally identifiable information taken from a student’s educational records prior to making such information available to the public.  The school district has designated the following information as directory information:  Student’s name, participation in officially recognized activities and sports; weight and height of members of athletic teams; dates of attendance; degrees and awards received.  You have the right to refuse the

designation of directory information with respect to your student  provided that you notify the school district in writing not later than September 15 of this school year.  If you desire to make such a refusal, please visit the Waukee web site at www.waukeeschools.org .   Once there, choose ”New to Waukee”.  Next choose “Student and Parents” from the toolbar.  Then scroll down to “Forms”.  Complete the FERPA form and return it to school by September 15.  If you have no objections to the use of student information, you do not need to take any action.

560 Southeast University Avenue
Waukee, Iowa 50263
Phone 515.987.5161
Fax 515.987.2701