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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 of any unavoidable absences that week​​​​​​​

PTO News

Upcoming Meetings:Monday, 1/29 at 7:00pm- Family Fun Night Planning Meeting

Family Fun Night

Saturday, February 3rd from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Waukee Elementary

Take a break from the cold and enjoy all the family friendly activities we have planned. Activities include: pizza for purchase, family dodgeball, face painting, board games, BINGO, a candy bar walk and so much MORE!! Stay for 15 minutes or 2 hours but please come and Sharpen the Saw with your Waukee Elementary family!!

RSVP at http://bit.ly/WEFFN2018

Volunteer at http://bit.ly/weFFNvolunteer

Annual Box Top Competition:

January 22-26 ~ The classroom that collects the most Box Tops will win a Hot Chocolate Party!

All this week please send your box tops in to your classroom teacher. You can send them in a baggie labeled with the amount or attach them to the collection sheet that was sent home. If you have more then 50 please make sure they are in a baggie with the number of the box tops written on it.

Please contact Ashley Lund at lundashley@hotmail.com if you have any questions.

For more information please “like” our Waukee Elementary PTO Facebook page.

Cold Weather Gear

Students go outside for recess everyday unless the wind chill is 0 degrees or below. Students are not allowed to stay indoors for recess without a medical excuse. Please make sure your child is dressed appropriately.  Hats and gloves are important during the winter months. Boots and snow pants are needed when there is snow on the ground. On snowy days, students are required to stay on the blacktop unless they are wearing boots and snow pants. Please remember to label all of your child’s winter clothing.

Daddy Daughter Dance Feb. 17

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 to Prairieview School, 655 SE University, Waukee, IA from 6-7:30 p.m. The cost to attend the dance is $30 per couple with an additional $10 fee for each additional daughter.​ ​Register online using RevTrak, https://waukee.revtrak.net/daddy-daughter-dance/  

Upcoming Music Concerts

2nd Grade: 2/6- 6pm at Waukee Elementary

5th Grade Band Solo Night: 2/15 at Waukee Elementary

5th Grade: 2/20- 6pm at Waukee High School Auditorium

1st Grade: 2/27- 6pm at Waukee Elementary

Kindergarten: 5/8- 6pm at Waukee Elementary

5th Grade Spring Band & Chorus Night: 5/14- 6pm at Waukee Elementary

Waukee Foundation Annual Dinner & Auction: A Night in Hollywood!

You’re invited to join us on February 24, 2018 for the Waukee Foundation’s Annual Dinner & Auction at Noah’s Event Center in West Des Moines.  This energetic, informal night out is the perfect way to show your support for our growing school district. A wide variety of food and beverages will be served as you make your way through our display of silent auction items. Towards the end of the evening, an exciting live auction will be sure to create some fun memories!

Since 1996 the Foundation has contributed more than $500,000 to the WCSD by providing grants for innovative technology for classrooms, professional development and continuing education for our teachers and faculty, as well as donating 30% of it’s net proceeds to the Scholarship Fund to graduating seniors which has granted more than $300,000 in scholarships in the last five years alone. The Foundation’s primary fundraiser is the Annual Dinner & Auction. This year we need YOUR help to continue to support our rapidly growing school district!

For more information about the WCS Foundation or about the Dinner & Auction please contact Gina Campos at waukeefoundation@waukeeschools.org or (515) 493-6361.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Waukee 2nd High School Updates

Visit 2ndhs.waukeeschools.org for information regarding planning and progress for Waukee’s 2nd High School


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