Read the latest updates from the Waukee Community Schools Foundation.
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
Eason’s Outdoor Classroom
Eason Elementary teacher Ashley Ohmstede’s 5th grade students were so inspired by their field trip to Kuehn Conservation in the fall of 2017, they felt motivated to do more to help the environment. One student mentioned rehabilitating the neglected Nature Center outside of the school. The seed was planted! In the summer of 2018, a...Read More