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 $24,047 in classroom grants. This money directly impacts the educational experience of students by providing new ways to learn and have fun!

Classroom grants approved this year include:

Waukee High School Physical Education Staff – FITLIGHT Training System

Megan Ferchen & Andrea Harbaugh, South Middle School – Books for literacy

Nikki Kennedy, Shuler Elementary – Makey Makey Invention Kit

Heidi Morse, Waukee Middle School – Demon Golden Dragon Acrobats

Chris Roberts, Walnut Hills Elementary – IHT Spirit System

Shelley Leiser, Prairieview & Timberline – SWIVL Robotics

Amanda Olberding, Brookview Elementary – Permanent School Mural

Esther Paine, Brookview Elementary – ESL Literacy Material

Ginger Akason, Brookview Elementary – Genius Hour Activities

Amanda Bennett, Waukee Elementary – Makey Makey Invention Kit

Desiree Miller, Maple Grove Elementary – OSMO Genius Kits

Susan Helling, Maple Grove Elementary – 5 Contra Bass Bars

Megan Trader, Grant Ragan Elementary – Folktail & Fairytale STEM kits

Becky Vandermark, Prairieview – Breakout Boxes

Cole Kleinwolternink, South Middle School – Sphero SPRK & Robots

Holly Showalter, APEX – Plant growth racks and supplies

Joni Gilchrist, Walnut Hills Elementary – Edison Robots

Ashley Ohmstede, Eason Elementary – Nature Center Outdoor Classroom

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