Understanding School Finance

We are fortunate to live in a community where stakeholders are eager to learn more about school finance and advocacy during this legislative session. Therefore, Waukee Community School District will be offering six learning sessions for interested parents, students, staff and community members.

The content for these sessions will focus... Read More

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Holly Showalter Receives I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award

Dr. Holly Showalter, the Health Science and Medicine instructor for Waukee APEX, is one of five Iowa teachers to receive the I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award. The recipients will be honored by Gov. Kim Reynolds at the Capitol on February 14.

Showalter was presented with the check at the WILC on January 22.

Showalter was presented with the check at the WILC on

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Iowa Assessments

For Grades 3-5 ONLY

Iowa Assessments will be held the mornings of February 6th – 8th from approximately 9:00-10:30am.  

Please be sure to…

  • Avoid making appointments during this short testing window
  • Help students come to school well-rested with a good breakfast
  • Let your child’s teacher know ASAP
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Daddy Daughter Dance 2018

The After-Prom Committee will hold a Daddy Daughter Dance to help raise funds to support the 2018 party.  Dads or Dad-like friends are invited to bring their favorite Valentine (ages 2-22) on February 17.

The dance is being held at Prairieview School which is located at 655 SE University, Waukee, IA.... Read More

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Valentine Party!

  • The Winter Party will be on Tuesday, February 14th from 2:30-3:15pm.
  • Parents and visitors are welcome to attend the party
  • If you plan to attend, please complete the Valentine Party RSVP by Tuesday, February 13th.
  • Visitor badges will be printed in advance for parents who have completed the
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News from the Woods

Bond Referendum Special Election: February 6

Waukee Community School District continues to be the fastest growing school district in Iowa, gaining an average of 500 new students each year for the last five years. A second high school is needed to accommodate the district’s rapid enrollment growth.

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Bond Referendum – 2nd High School Special Election

Waukee Community School District Board of Education will be having a special election February 6, 2018.  Voters will be asked if the district should borrow an amount not to exceed $117 million in general obligation bonds to build a second high... Read More


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Mark your calendars for Eason’s Winter Carnival on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Prairieview School.  It will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. This year’s carnival will feature carnival games, a basket raffle, a balloon artist, face painting, and other exciting events!  You won’t

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A Message From Principal Tierney

Happy New Year!

2017 was a great year at Maple Grove Elementary and we are looking forward to an even better 2018!  So far, 2018 has been a cold one, so I want to take a moment to remind you of our elementary handbook policy for... Read More


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A Message from Mrs. Johnson

Dear Families,

Happy New Year! We hope you all enjoyed some time with family and friends during the winter break and were able to relax and sharpen the saw together! It has been great to see everyone back at school this week as we kick off... Read More

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Waukee, Iowa 50263
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