Collectively, staff members work to remove barriers that may impact student progress and achievement, providing increasingly advanced coursework and instruction at all grade levels. Every employee, volunteer and community partner associated with our district works to deliver our mission and vision each day.
average ACT Composite score, higher than the state average
It’s #ITECIA Day! Good luck to elementary students from
@BVelementary, @EasonElem, @GrantRaganEl, @MGEWaukee, @ShulerElem and @WalnutHillsEl who will be traveling to Ames today to compete in the Central Iowa Tech Fair at
@IowaStateU. #stem #waukthetalk
14 Waukee High School students participated in a Reverse Job Fair at District Office today. These students have been working throughout the year to improve their workplace readiness through work placements, interview practice, and resume building. Each student had the opportunity to practice their new skills by answering a variety of questions. #waukthetalk #wecreatewaukee
Fourth graders at Walnut Hills Elementary School spent part of Earth Day learning about rain barrels. A rain barrel will be used to water the Walnut Hills garden this spring and summer. Thank you to @HomeSolutionsofIowa for the donation of the barrel and @GoddardSchoolWaukeeIA for painting it beautifully! Want to learn more about Farm to School efforts in Waukee? Visit https://waukeeschools.org/departments/nutrition/farm-to-school/
Congratulations to the Waukee High School Mock Trial Team who recently competed at the state competition sponsored by the Iowa State Bar Association. Senior Libby Messman was named to the All-State Team as an Outstanding Attorney. #waukthetalk https://waukeeschools.org/news/2019/04/whs-mock-trial-success-at-state/
U.S. Representative Cindy Axne presented six Prairieview and Waukee High School students who recently won the Congressional App Challenge for the Third District of Iowa with awards and took time to learn more about their project. These students will be traveling to Washington D.C. in May to present their app to Members of Congress and technology professionals.
Waukee High School senior, Rebecca Heidt, placed fourth overall at National Actuarial Competition. Rebecca's success came with a five-thousand-dollar scholarship to the college of her choice. Congratulations Rebecca, well deserved! https://waukeeschools.org/news/2019/04/waukee-senior-places-at-national-actuarial-competition/
April 8-12 is National Assistant Principals week. We are so thankful for all of our amazing Assistant Principals here at Waukee.
Pictured L to R: Cameron Wendt, Clayton Young, Anna Taggart, Allison Salow, Susan Anderson, Judi Luther-Roland, Mark Stallman
Not Pictured: Nick Ross, Gerald Hiesterman, Elizabeth Griesel, Nate Zittergruen
Fourth-grader, Nirmal Melam from Woodland Hills Elementary School and fifth-grader, Abhinav Kommana, from Maple Grove Elementary were top 10 finalists at the Iowa National Geographic GeoBee!Congratulations, only the top 100 scores advanced to the state competition. #waukthetalk
Second graders at Brookview Elementary are learning how recycled materials can be repurposed into something new. They have been collecting plastic bags to create outdoor furniture for an outdoor classroom. #buildwithbags #waukthetalk #waukeegiveslove
Congratulations! Becca Heidt, senior at Waukee High School, is a finalist in the 2019 Modeling the Future Challenge, a national scholarship competition aimed at introducing the actuarial profession to high school students. #waukthetalk #waukeeapex
Thanks to the great partnership with Fuel Up to Play 60 and the National Dairy Council, Waukee Community School District received signed NFL memorabilia to use as prizes to help celebrate National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) at our secondary schools. Students who ate a reimbursable breakfast during NSBW were entered into a drawing to win the exclusive merchandise. The odds of winning increased each day they ate breakfast. Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with the USDA to help encourage today's youth to lead healthier lives. Thank you for a great #NSBW19!
Congratulations! The Circuit Breakers, are the state FTC champions and earned an invitation to the World Championship competition in April. Four teams, Circuit Breakers, Enginerds, FTC Pathfinders, and ICE, advanced to the state competition, which is the most in school history and the most from a single school in the state. #stem #FirstTECHChallenge
Today our students @mgewaukee got the amazing opportunity to meet Judge Romonda Belcher. She was the first African-American woman judge in the State of Iowa. #internationalwomensday #blackhistorymonth #achieveyourdreams. @kcci8