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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 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.

Students are not allowed to stay indoors for recess or not participate in P.E. without a medical excuse (page10 of WSC elementary handbook).

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.

2nd Waukee High School

Want accurate up-to-date information on Waukee’s 2nd High School?  Go to 2ndhs.waukeeschools.org.

Valentine Cupcakes for Classroom Parties

Waukee Nutrition Services has created a special Valentine cupcake for this year’s classroom parties.  These special cupcakes are only available for Valentine parties on February 14.  Your order will be delivered to Brookview on party day.

The cupcakes cost $10 per dozen. Please use RevTrak to order.

Valentine’s Day Cards

As noted on page 20 of the Waukee Student Handbook, no food or candy items will be allowed to be distributed with cards or at the Valentine’s Party. Students are welcome to bring cards and non-food items (such as pencils, stickers, etc.) if they choose.

The students will have access to plenty of food and treats at the actual Valentine Party itself (Wednesday, February 14 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm). However, it is simply not possible for us to examine the ingredient labels of the candy that would be attached to each Valentine’s Card. Please know that student safety is our first priority.

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/

Waukee Community Schools Foundation

The Waukee Community School Foundation supports the Waukee School District through classroom grants, professional development grants and scholarships for graduating seniors.

One event to raise money for the Waukee School Foundation is the annual auction and gala held February 24 at Noah’s Event Venue.

More information about the Waukee Foundation and Foundation Gala, can be found at:  http://www.waukeeschoolsfoundation.org/

Conference Snacks

PTO is partnering with Helping Hands to make snack bags for teachers to enjoy during spring conferences. Helping Hands will decorate and fill the bags on 2/13. Bags will be finalized and distributed on 3/5. Please use this link to sign up for donations: http://signup.com/ go/RsGhPWi.

If you want to contribute to the teacher conference meal fund, please make a donation in RevTrak. Once logged in, click on Elementary PTOs and then conference meals.

Helping Hands

Helping Hands meets Tuesday, February 13, from 3:45-4:45 in the library. Our service project will be doing something to give to the teachers during their conferences week.

Bolt for Brookview Fun Run

The Bolt for Brookview Fun Run will be held on Friday, April 20th, 2018. Rain date is Friday, May 4. Brookview 5th graders have chosen a sports themed obstacle course!  Look for a parent letter & instructions, website information and collection envelopes in March.

SchoolMessenger

Waukee Community School District (WCSD) uses SchoolMessenger for emergency notifications. Notifications include inclement weather, late starts or other emergency situations that may arise during or after school hours. SchoolMessenger works with PowerSchool, so there is no list for parents to sign up for, however, in order for parents to receive a text message, parents must complete the “opt-in” process.

Subscribe by texting: “Y”, “Yes,” or “Subscribe” to 67587. The cell phone numbers used must be in PowerSchool to receive a notification. Unsubscribe at any time by texting the key words: “Quit”, “Remove” or “Unsubscribe” to 67587.

Bundle Up For Rcess

Students go outside for recess everyday unless the wind chill is 0 degrees Fahrenheit or below (page15 of WSD elementary handbook). Brookview uses multiple sources to verify wind chill temperature. Students are not allowed to stay indoors for recess without a medical excuse (page10 of WSC elementary handbook). 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.

Lost and Found

Brookview’s Lost and Found is located outside the music room.  Please label all jackets, coats, sweatshirts, hats, gloves, water bottles and lunch boxes.  Please check the Lost and Found area often. Twice a year, at Winter Break and Spring Break, anything not labeled is donated to a charitable organization.

Health News

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.  Krispy Kreme donuts are not an allergy safe option. 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.

Brookview Party Dates

All Party Times are 2:30 – 3:15

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

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

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

PTO Restaurant Nights

Mark your calendars for upcoming restaurant nights.  A night off from cooking and a percentage of the proceeds go directly back to Brookview!  So far this year over $1,800 has been earned for Brookview.

 Restaurant Date of Event Earning’s
Z’Maricks Thursday, Aug. 31 $383.24
Chipotle Tuesday, Sept. 12 $362.03
Dairy Queen Thursday, Oct. 19 $273.80
Chick-Fil-A Tuesday, Nov. 7 $353.13
Hy-Vee Market Grille Tuesday, Dec. 5 $110.00
R Taco Thursday, Jan. 18 $346.12
Panera Bread – University Tuesday, Feb. 6 N/A
TOTALS thus far: $1,828.32

Waukee Backpack

Looking for classes and activities for students and adults? Visit www.waukeeschools.org. On the front page, click on the purple backpack to view Waukee Community Education classes, Waukee Camps and Clinics, Waukee District events and non-profit community fliers.

PTO Website

Looking for PTO information? Go to https://sites.google.com/view/bvpto/home?authuser=0.   This website is a great go to link for all PTO information including meeting dates, copies of flyers your kids came home with, Restaurant Nights, fundraising events, meeting notes, and many other things!

PTO Committee Positions

PTO is in need of a co-chair for the yearbook for the 2018- 2019 school year.  If you are interested, please contact Maren (mmkeyz@hotmail.com) or Shannon (sdgwdm@gmail.com).

Volunteering

To make every reasonable effort to provide a safe learning environment for our students, all 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.

Box Tops

Clipping Box Tops is an easy way to earn cash for Brookview. Each Box Top is worth 10¢! Look for the pink Box Top on hundreds of products. Just clip and send to school. You can send them to school in any increments. Groups of 50, can be grouped together and placed in a baggie.

For more information on Box Tops, including a list of participating products, go to BTFE.com. Be sure to sign up as a member (it’s free!) so you can check out our school’s earnings details and get access to coupons and bonus offer

Last school year, we earned $779.50 for our school from Box Tops. This school year, our goal is to earn $1,000.

If you have any questions, please contact Becky Twedt at dbtwedt@gmail.com.

Substitute Associates Needed! 

Come join the Waukee Community School District as a substitute associate.

  • Flexibility: You choose when and where you want to work
  • Pay: $12.00 per hour
  • Experience: Gain great classroom skills

To apply go to https://www.waukeeschools.org/careers/career-opportunities/.  Questions: contact Amelia Clark @ 515-987-5161 ext., 4529.

 

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