Woodland Hills Elementary News

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Giving Tree

The student service leaders will be collecting gifts for Woodland Hills families in need. If you are interested in giving this holiday season, please stop by the front entrance of Woodland Hills Elementary and take a paper ornament off of the Giving Tree. Please follow the instructions located... Read More

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State Audit Report

After reviewing the State Auditor’s report, our focus remains on doing what we do best and that is educating our students at one of the highest levels in the state, supporting our teachers, staff and principals, with a positive learning and growing environment. We acknowledge some of the findings noted... Read More

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Waukee Students Win Third District Congressional App Challenge

A team of four students at Prairieview School, in the Waukee Community School District, won this year’s Third District Congressional App Challenge with their app FastLane. This app helps students and parents monitor school bus routes, pickup times,  and alerts them to changes in the schedule.

Owen Scott, Arya Karnik, Sean... Read More

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Foundation Public Forum Q&A

Your student matters. You know this and so do we! The Waukee Community Schools Foundation is here to support the needs of our students and teachers. Please take the time to complete this quick 9 question survey and plan to join us for an informal discussion about the Foundation from... Read More

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News from the Woods

Giving Tree

The student service leaders will be collecting gifts for Woodland Hills families in need. If you are interested in giving this holiday season, please stop by the front entrance of Woodland Hills Elementary and take a paper ornament off of the Giving Tree. Please follow the instructions located... Read More

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2019-20 School Calendar Recommendation Presented to Board

WCSD_horz_color (1)At the November 12 Board of Education meeting Andy Pals, calendar committee chair, presented the 2019-20 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, Friday, August 23, 2019. This is the earliest
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Annual Foundation Food Drive

The Waukee Foundation Food Drive has been driving donations for the Waukee Area Christian Food Pantry for the last 13 years. The demographics of our community are changing, as are the needs of our community. The food pantry feeds an average of 200 families each month and nearly 10% of... Read More

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Student-Involved Conferences: November 10 – 15

Conferences are divided into three parts — all of equal importance.

  1.  The student-involved portion of the scheduled conference time will last approximately ten minutes.  During this time the student, parent(s) and teacher will meet to discuss and celebrate student progress.
  2.  The remaining ten minutes
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Waukee Student and Teacher Among First Students to Travel to Kosovo

Students and educators from five Iowa high schools recently spent a week in Kosovo, collaborating with local schools and government officials as part of a new innovative partnership to improve agricultural education both in Iowa and abroad.

The group, including Waukee APEX student Renee Piekema, and agriculture teacher Cindy Snell,... Read More

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Run for the Hills

Run for the Hills was an amazing day and phenomenal event! Students had a great time, and we could not have asked for better weather!

As an entire Woodland Hills Family — students, families, and teachers — we raised over $53,000! (The total does not reflect... Read More

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Waukee, Iowa 50263
Phone 515.987.5161
Fax 515.987.2701