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School hours are 8:50 am to 3:40 pm. Students may not go to classrooms or enter the building before 8:35 am.
Curriculum Night – August 28
During this evening, parents meet with classroom teachers to learn more about 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. 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 665 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. These 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.
Waukee Stadium Guidelines
To ensure safety and sportsmanship within our competition venues, the following guidelines have been created. We ask all Warrior fans and supporters of all ages, to abide by these guidelines. Go Warriors!
Waukee Community School District students are assigned to sit in assigned areas of the home side (west side) of Waukee Stadium:
Elementary students will not be sitting with middle/high school students, temporary bleachers will be in place for the first game. Newly constructed 10-row bleachers will hopefully be in place for the remaining games this season and years to come. Students can access this section using the walkway underneath the west (home) bleachers.
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 25
Winter – December 21
Valentine –February 15
Fine Arts Dates
Kindergarten: May 7, at BV, time TBA
1st Grade: May 2, at BV, time TBA
2nd Grade: April 4, at BV, time TBA
3rd Grade: January 29, at WHS Auditorium 6:00 PM
4th Grade: March 7, at WHS Auditorium 6:00 PM
5th Grade: April 18, at WHS Auditorium 6:00 PM
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”.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Keep clipping Box Tops over the summer. Send them to school this fall. If you have any questions, please contact Becky Twedt at firstname.lastname@example.org.