Waukee APEX Attends STEM Day

Waukee APEX attended STEM Day at the Capitol February 14. The event highlighted STEM careers and the STEM-based programs available to students.

Medical and bioscience instructor Holly Showalter attended the event alongside five other Iowa teachers who received I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Awards from Gov. Kim Reynolds.

APEX instructor Holly Showalter accepts the I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award from Gov. Kim Reynolds.

APEX instructor Holly Showalter

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WE Totem Tales 2/20

Dear Families,

Thank you for volunteering at our Valentine’s Day classroom parties last week and to our awesome PTO for planning! That was our last classroom party of the school year. We also enjoyed celebrating kindness last week with our Kindness Week dress up days, special activities, random acts of... Read More


Waukee High School students attend NAfME All-National Honor Ensemble

 Seniors Jones Pfeifer, Mary Roodnisky and Will Adams attend the NAfME All-National Honor Ensemble in Orlando, Florida.

Seniors Jones Pfeifer, Mary Roodnisky and Will Adams attend the NAfME All-National Honor Ensemble in Orlando, Florida.

Three Waukee High School (WHS) A Capella seniors performed with 281 other students for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-National Honor Ensemble. After completing an audition process, Will Adams, Jones Pfeifer,... Read More

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Maple Grove Branch

A Message From Principal Tierney

Dear Families,

There are two “small rocks” that can turn into “big rocks” if not properly addressed: tardiness and traffic.  Likely, the two are related, however with proper planning and patience, predicaments with either can be avoided.


We are noticing that the number of... Read More

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When to Stay Home

Fever – Student must be fever free (without medication) 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... Read More

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Cheerleaders Win 2nd at Nationals

During the National Cheerleaders Association National Championships in Dallas, Texas, Waukee High School’s White and Purple team received second in the Large Advanced Varsity Division and third place in the Intermediate Division, respectively. This is the third year in a row that Waukee High School (WHS) has earned this award... Read More

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Construction Update: February 2018

Elementary #9- Radiant

Waukee Community School District approved a land purchase agreement for a ninth elementary building at the May 9, 2016 Board of Education Meeting. The new elementary school will be located in Urbandale west of Alice’s road between Meredith and Waterford. Construction is expected to begin in the spring of... Read More

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Voters approve $117 million bond referendum for Waukee Community School District

3,310 voters turned out for Tuesday’s special election to issue general obligation bonds in the amount of $117 million. The bond referendum passed with a 90.27 percent voter approval. Sixty percent approval was needed. 

Waukee Community School District (WCSD) will move forward with plans to construct a new 10-12, 1,800-student... Read More

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WE Totem Tales 2/5

WE Parents,

Our Valentine Parties will be held Wednesday, February 14th, from 2:30-3:15p.m. at Waukee Elementary.

If you are planning to attend the Valentine Parties, we ask that you RSVP to the google form by  Sunday 2/11. As a reminder, our district uses a visitor system that requires all visitors to... Read More


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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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