Woodland Hills 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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PTO Meeting: Monday, November 6 at 6:30 pm

The next PTO Meeting is Monday, November 6 at 6:30 pm. This meeting will be held at the WILC Building (Waukee Innovation and Learning Center)

295 SE Ashworth Road — Waukee, Iowa 50263

Michelle Hill, APEX Director, will take us... Read More

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Fall Harvest Party Information

The Woodland Hills Fall Harvest Parties will be held on Thursday, October 26 from 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm.

If you are planning to attend the Fall Harvest Parties, we ask that you email your child’s homeroom teacher by Wednesday, October 25. As a reminder, our... 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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NO PTO Meeting Tonight

The PTO Meeting originally scheduled for tonight (Monday, October 9) has been cancelled. This decision was made based on Run for the Hills being rescheduled.

The next PTO Meeting is Monday, November 6 at 6:30 pm. This meeting will be held at the WILC Building... 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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Run for the Hills — Friday, October 6

The Run for the Hills Fun Run has already brought in $14,000 in one week! The kids are gearing up for the event on Friday, October 6, and we still have two weeks of fundraising left to go. You may bring... Read More

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Waukee, Iowa 50263
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