The Waukee Community Schools Foundation provides classroom grants to support innovative programs within the school district. During the 2018-2019 school year, the Foundation awarded a total of $32,922 in classroom grants. This money directly impacts the educational experience of students by providing new ways to learn and have fun!

Classroom grants approved in 2019/2020 include:

Haley Lieber, Waukee High School – Earthquake table

Katlyn Scharper, Walnut Hills Elementary – Artist in residence

Shannon Fleming, Shuler Elementary – Makey Makey kits

Linda Warman, Brookview Elementary – Take home books

Chad Jilek, Prairieview – Novels for 8th grade social studies classes

Janeal Lyons, Woodland Hills Elementary – Artist in residence

Laura Mueller, Grant Ragan Elementary – Code & Go Robot Mice

Jonathan Galli, Prairieview – 3-D printers

Becky Vandermark, Prairieview – Novels for 8th grade English classes

Emily Loeffelholz, Maple Grove Elementary – STEM and STEAM activities

Sheryl Carter, Brookview Elementary – Picture writing materials

Ashley Ohmstede, Eason Elementary – Outdoor classroom, 2nd phase

THANK YOU to our sponsors and donors for making these innovative classroom tools available to our students!