Waukee High School News

Waukee High School Students Attend Global Youth Institute

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Claire Baudler, Cindy Snell and Gautham Ajith

WHS Students

Brandon Beall (Waukee Alumni & WFP Intern), Gautham Ajith, Ambassador Kenneth Quinn (President World Food Prize) and Claire Baudler

Two Waukee High School students were selected to attend the 24th Annual Global Youth Institute held October 19-21 at the World Food Prize Hall... Read More

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WHS Wins Third Consecutive State Competition Cheer Title

The Waukee High School Varsity Competition Cheer squad captured the Class 4A Division State Championship last weekend at the State Fairgrounds.  It was the third straight state title and the tenth state championship in the program’s history. The stunt group also placed third at the state competition. Head Coach Ashley... Read More

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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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2017/18 First Term Silver Cord 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

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Waukee Students Dine On Their Day Off at WASS Food Show

Nutrition departments from Waukee, Ankeny, Southeast Polk and Saydel Community School Districts invited 69 students to participate in a vendor food show at Waukee High School on October 27.

The four school districts are part of a buying consortium which allows them to buy items in bulk, saving each district... Read More

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APEX Women of Innovation

The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) named Waukee High School senior Nupur Udipi, APEX alumni Emma Durflinger and instructor Holly Showalter, Ph.D. in a list of finalists for the 10th annual Iowa Women of Innovation Awards Presented by Workiva. The awards recognize and celebrate women in business, government and academia... Read More

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Waukee High School Fashion Club Participates in 24-hour Sew-a-thon

Waukee High School (WHS) Fashion Club participated in All People Quilt’s fourth annual 24-hour sew-a-thon event hosted at Meredith Corporation’s headquarters in downtown Des Moines. The goal of the event was to sew more than one million pillows for local charities.

WHS Fashion Club

WHS Fashion Club started six years ago, when a... Read More

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Waukee High School Holds Annual International Panel

On October 11, Waukee High School’s International Club hosted a panel made up of 30 of their peers from different nationalities. The panel was held during second and fourth block and allowed students to further their knowledge about various cultures at their school.

Junior International Club member Dana Aguilar.

Junior International Club member Dana Aguilar from

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