Maple Grove Elementary News

Prairieview and Waukee Middle School Students Selected for Honor Band

Four Prairieview and 10 Waukee Middle School students were selected for Honor Band. Seventh graders were selected through nomination, while eighth graders were selected through audition. The students performed in the South Central District Iowa Honor Band on Nov. 7 at Ankeny Centennial High School.

Congratulations to the 14 students who participated:

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Breaking Down Barriers, District Partners with Waukee Public Library

The Waukee Public Library and Waukee Community School District (WCSD) have partnered to provide complete, free digital access to all the library’s online resources to students and teachers in the district.

“Increasing access to educational resources is our mission. By allowing usage for non-cardholders, we are eliminating one extra step... Read More

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WEA Shares 2018-19 School Calendar Recommendation with Board

At the November 13 Board of Education meeting Andy Pals, calendar committee chair, presented the 2018-19 Waukee Education Association (WEA) school calendar recommendations. Pals walked board members through the proposal and answered questions.

The calendar proposed the following key dates:

  • The first day of school, Thursday, August 23, 2018. This is the
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Notes From The Nurse

This is a reminder of our hearing testing dates of:

SCREENING: Nov. 7-10 at 9:00 am

RETEST: Nov. 20 at 9:00 am


Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences we know it!

Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences are just around the corner.  From now through Nov. 3, 2017, you will have the opportunity to... Read More

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The District Participates in National School Lunch Week.

Waukee Community School District celebrated National School Lunch Week (NSLW) Oct. 9-13, 2017, with a variety of activities throughout the week hosted by the nutrition department. This years theme was “Recipes for Success.”

The activities included a visit from Dole’s Bobby Banana at the elementary schools, parents visiting the lunchroom... Read More

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A Message From Principal Tierney

It seems like I’ve had to pull the following quote out far more than I’d like over the past decade as a principal, but each time, it provides me with the reminder that I need.

“When I was a boy and I would see scary... Read More

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A Message From Principal Tierney

Dear Families,

Shoot for the moon, if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.  Not all goals are accomplished.  Not every child gets a trophy.  And, that’s okay.  Our goal setting training teaches us to celebrate the milestones, not just the finish line.  We fell... Read More

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WHS Students Attend Annual Youth Salute

22 students from Waukee High School were chosen to attend the National Conference on Youth Leadership’s (NCYL) 25th Annual Youth Salute. The event was held September 10-11, at Drake University.

Participants were able to hear from national and local speakers about student leadership, as well as participate in group activities... Read More

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WHS Theatre Arts Presents Peter and the Starcatcher

Waukee High School Theatre Arts is excited to present Peter and the Starcatcher. Performances will run Thursday, Oct. 5 and Friday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m., as well as Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. at the Prairieview Theatre Arts Center.

The play is based on the book series Peter and the... Read More

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Waukee Invitational 3rd-7th Grade Mile Run October 2

All Waukee Community School District third through seventh-grade students are invited to participate in the Annual Waukee Invitational Mile run on October 2 at Eason Elementary School, 605 SE Boone Drive, Waukee, IA.

All runners will receive a finisher ribbon and medals will be awarded to top place-winners of each... Read More

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Waukee, Iowa 50263
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