Northwest High School

NWHS

Announcements

Afterschool Program Empowers Fifth-Grade Girls

Two Maple Grove Elementary staff members set out to empower the next generation of confident, resilient female leaders through a new afterschool program this past school year. "We're particularly passionate...

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Waukee CSD Seeks Feedback for Special Education Plan

The Waukee Community School District is in a five-year review process for its Special Education Service Delivery Plan. The plan outlines our District's system for delivering instructional services, including a...

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Nicholas Ross
Principal at Northwest High School
Administration, Principals
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Kim Tierney
Associate Principal at Northwest High School
Administration, Principals
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Christie Pitts
Assistant Principal at Northwest High School
Administration, Principals
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Michelle Krecl
Secretary
Office Team
Stephen Kautz
Nurse
Nurse, Office Team

Get to know Principal Ross

I am honored to serve our students, families, staff, and community as the principal of Waukee Northwest High School.  I am dedicated to building upon our successes, and continuing the longstanding Waukee Community School District tradition of excellence in academics, athletics, and fine arts.

I have served Waukee Community Schools since 2009 as both a teacher and administrator. Most recently as the Associate Principal at Northwest High School, and prior to that as an Assistant Principal at Waukee High School for four years. Prior to my time with Waukee Community School District, I was a teacher and head football coach in Atlantic, Iowa.  I hold a bachelor’s degree from Drake University and a master’s degree from The University of South Dakota.

I reside in the Waukee District with my wife Natalie, also an educator in Waukee, and our three children. We feel so fortunate to have the opportunity to raise our kids in this community and school district. I look forward to collaborating with our students, families, staff, and community to prepare all students to be successful upon graduation.

Class & Lunch Schedule

Regular Schedule

  • 8:10 - 9:44 a.m. – Block 1

  • 9:50 - 11:24 a.m. – Block 2

  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:15/12:47 - 1:30 p.m. – B Lunch Block 3

  • 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – C Lunch Block 3

  • 11:58 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. – A Lunch Block 3

  • 1:36 - 3:10 p.m. – Block 4

Regular Lunch Schedule

  • 11:24 - 11:54 a.m. – A Lunch

  • 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. – B Lunch

  • 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. – C Lunch

Advisory Schedule

  • 8:10 - 9:34 a.m. – Block 1

  • 9:40 - 11:05 a.m. – Block 2

  • 11:11 - 11:39 a.m. – Advisory

  • 11:45 a.m. - 12:26/12:58 - 1:39 p.m. – B Lunch Block 3

  • 11:45 a.m. - 1:09 p.m. – C Lunch Block 3

  • 12:13 - 1:39 p.m. – A Lunch Block 3

  • 1:45 - 3:10 p.m. – Block 4

Advisory Lunch Schedule

  • 11:39 a.m. - 12:09 p.m. – A Lunch

  • 12:26 - 12:56 p.m. – B Lunch

  • 1:09 - 1:39 p.m. – C Lunch

The Family Info Hub

Whether you’ve been a family in the district for several years or this is your first year enrolling a student, this is a great place for you to find information that will be helpful for:

  • Checking student schedules
  • Paying fees
  • Receiving communication from the teacher, building, and district
  • Adding money to lunch accounts
  • Monitoring your student’s one-to-one device

Check it out