Read the latest updates from the Waukee Community Schools Foundation.

  • Teaching Award Submissions Now Open

    The Waukee Schools Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes the teacher that goes above and beyond. This person is someone who is admired among their peers, pushes others to be their best, and engages students with new and innovative ideas. This person is driven, determined, and dedicated to their students. We’ve all had that favorite...

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  • Waukee Girl’s Special Bond with Harlem Wizard

    Grace Crowell was 9 years old and in third grade at Brookview Elementary when she just couldn’t shake a sickness. Her mom, Jeanet, had taken her to the doctor five times in one month for various illnesses: strep throat, a cold virus, pink eye. Grace didn’t seem to be getting any better so her mom...

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  • SWIVL Enhances Student Speeches

      Timberline Speech/Drama teacher Shelley Leiser has only been using the SWIVL C5 robot for less than one year but says it’s already the most used tool in her Speech 1 class. “Students used this device daily to give each other feedback, as a means of showing knowledge, and to practice their speeches,” Leiser said....

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  • Breaking Out at Prairieview

              Your challenge, should you choose to accept it: find clues and break out before time runs out! Escape chambers are a popular activity, and now students and staff at Prairieview School are able to participate in the classroom! 8th grade English and Advanced English teacher Becky Vandermark received a grant from...

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