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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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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

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2018-19 Bus Service Information

Durham School Services is the district’s transportation provider. Every bus features two digital video cameras to monitor student behavior and the latest in GPS technology to provide real-time data from the road and help manage fuel consumption.

Bus route information will be emailed to families and available in PowerSchool by... Read More

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All School Open House – August 21

Welcome back! Open house has been scheduled for all schools as follows:

  • Open House for Grades PK-5
    • Time: 4:00-6:00 pm
    • Location: Elementary Buildings
  • Open House for Grades 6-7
    • Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
    • Location: Waukee Middle School & South Middle School
  • Open House for Grades 8-9
    • Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
    • Location: Prairieview School
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Picnic & Play and Family Resource Fair

Come join your teachers at five sites across Waukee and West Des Moines for fun, games, and lunch! Activities and lunch will be available every Monday through Friday (excluding July 4). The fun will start June 4 and go until August 10.

All activities and meals are free to children... Read More

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SMS Students Place First at Southeast Polk Tech Expo

Two Waukee South Middle School (SMS) students created an invention that earned first prize at the Southeast Polk Tech Exposition. With supervision from SMS engineering teacher Cole Kleinwolterink, Gavin Lange and Adrian Valluppara invented a robotic device called Forward Detecting System (FDS).

The boys created FDS to give visually impaired... Read More

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South Middle School Students Plan for the Future with City of Waukee Staff

Eight South Middle School (SMS) students presented their ideas for city and agricultural improvements to Waukee city employees on April 9.

Students starting working in groups of two in February to create the four projects that were presented. The projects focused on the benefits vertical farms and greenhouses provide for... Read More

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Waukee Middle School Gives Love over Spring Break

Waukee Middle School Seventh Grade Ambassadors

Waukee Middle School Seventh Grade Ambassadors

When Waukee Middle School librarian Kelly Reinhold and her seventh-grade ambassador students created #GiveLove stickers to spread love around the world while students and staff traveled for spring break, they never thought they would get a response from Andy Grammer.

After the district kicked... Read More

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Waukee Trombone Ensemble

“Budding Trombonists” are growing at Waukee Middle School!  The Waukee Trombone Ensemble is up & running again this year, featuring trombonists, grades 6 -12 on a volunteer basis.  Early morning rehearsals twice a month are preparing this group for two spring performances:  WMS 6th Band Concert at 6:00pm & WMS... Read More
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Daddy Daughter Dance 2018

The After-Prom Committee will hold a Daddy Daughter Dance to help raise funds to support the 2018 party.  Dads or Dad-like friends are invited to bring their favorite Valentine (ages 2-22) on February 17.

The dance is being held at Prairieview School which is located at 655 SE University, Waukee, IA.... Read More

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