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

Categories: , ,

Eleven Total Waukee High School Athletes Sign Letters of Intent 

Signing Day 11-20-18Signing Day 11-14-2018

Waukee High School’s top athletes from the class of 2019 signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Congratulations to our student athletes for your hard work and dedication to your academics and sport.

Waukee signees included:

Dylan Jones, a 6’8” forward for the Waukee... Read More

Categories: ,

Waukee High School Students Most Represented High School at All-State Music Festival

IMG_0625Waukee High School (WHS) had more All-State music qualifiers in band and vocal combined than any other school in the state.  Across Iowa, 600 students were selected for the All-State choir this year and of those 27 were from WHS. WHS had 18 band members selected, the most ever by WHS,... Read More

Categories: , ,

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
  • ... Read More
Categories: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Silver Cord First Term Recognition

The purpose of the Waukee Silver Cord Program is to instill within the students the importance of community service and encourage students to be accountable for investing in their own education and in the community on a regular basis during their school years. Students can volunteer in the local, national... Read More

Categories: , , , ,

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

Categories: , ,

World Food Prize Hosts Record Number of Young Leaders at 2018 Global Youth Institute

Ashley Tibbs

Ashley Tibbs

High school students from 27 U.S. states and territories and ten countries were selected to attend the 25th Annual Global Youth Institute October 17-20, 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa. Waukee High School Senior,  Ashley Tibbs was among the 210 students selected to attend the prestigious three-day conference. Tibbs... Read More

Categories: , ,

Prairieview Teacher Receives 2018 Dr. Robert E. and Phyllis M. Yager Exemplary Teaching Recognition Award

Chelsea Haaland

Chelsea Haaland

Chelsea Haaland, 9th-grade speech teacher at Prairieview School, will receive the 2018 Dr. Robert E. and Phyllis M. Yager Exemplary Teaching Recognition Award.

The award is intended to honor a graduate of UNI who has gone on to excellence as a K-12 teacher in Iowa and the contribution... Read More

Categories: ,

District Prepares to Launch New Silver Cord Website

On Tuesday, October 23, the Waukee Community School District (WCSD) Silver Cord Program will launch a new custom website to improve how students in grades 9-12 submit, approve and track volunteer hours.

The website is a significant investment in the long-term viability of the Silver Cord Program. The website allows... Read More

Categories: ,

District Receives $6,500 Grant from Drew’s Crew for the Kids

Counselors were surprised with a $6,500 grant from Drew’s Crew for the Kids. Each of the district’s 13 schools received $500 to support students in their buildings.

“There are a lot of special events and activities that occur during the school day for which kids may need to bring or... Read More

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