Read the latest updates from the Waukee Community Schools Foundation.
Motivated to Move!
There’s no denying the popularity of wearable fitness trackers. Look on the wrists of those around you and you’ll see Fitbits, Apple watches and vivosmarts, all motivating the wearer to get healthier and stay active. Physical Education teacher Chris Roberts at Walnut Hills Elementary was inspired to try the same thing with his students. He...Read More
Waukee Teacher Honored
The Waukee Community Schools Foundation awarded its annual Award for Teaching Excellence to Mindi Heitland. Heitland is the School-to-Work Coordinator at Waukee High School, and has been with the district for 11 years. Heitland is an innovator. She created the top internship program in the state, a full ten years before the work-based learning movement...Read More
Spotlight on: FITLIGHT
Students at Waukee High School are experiencing a new level of fitness in their Physical Education classes. Teachers were able to purchase a FITLIGHT Training System through a classroom grant from the Waukee Community Schools Foundation. The FITLIGHT Trainer is a series of wireless, RGB LED lights powered by a tablet. They are used as...Read More
Annual Golf Outing SOLD OUT!
Wow, what a response to the Waukee Community Schools Foundation Annual Golf Outing! We are looking forward to a fun day with all the foursomes on Monday, June 10 at Hyperion Field Club in Johnston. Registration opened on May 1, and as of May 8, we are full! We are incredibly excited by the enthusiasm...Read More