Read the latest updates from the Waukee Community Schools Foundation.
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...Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
Harlem Wizards in Waukee!
The world-famous Harlem Wizards will bring their high-flying, slam-dunking, rim-rattling basketball show to the Waukee High School Field House on Monday, October 14that 6:30 p.m. The Wizards will play a game against a team of Waukee administrators, teachers, and community leaders. The event will feature a variety of fun interactive extras to complement the Wizards’...Read More