Daily Bulletin

Prairieview School Bulletin for Monday, March 30, 2020

Activities: Join the Color Guard & march in the Rose Parade
Waukee Warrior Regiment Color Guard Auditions are just around the corner — Wouldn’t you like to travel with the band to the Rose Parade in Pasadena? If so, this group is your way into an awesome and rewarding activity. Fill out this link to get started-- https://forms.gle/47YvwNnfKXNLMoJ97. Auditions will be held April 14, 21 & 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room at the high school. No experience needed —— we’ll teach you everything you’ll need. More details on the band website waukeebands.shutterfly.com (click the Warrior Regiment tab). Or contact our directors Keri and Annie with any questions at WaukeeGuard@gmail.com.

Reminder: Sign out on the Kindle when leaving a class for restroom etc.
As a reminder, students, if you need to leave the classroom during class, please follow these procedures: First, ask the teacher permission. Only one student may be out of the classroom at a time. Students must sign out on the classroom Kindle when they leave and sign back in when they return. Students must take the shortest route to their location, for example the restroom closest to the location they are leaving. Phones need to stay in the classroom while students are out during class time. Earbuds need to be out of sight. If you have a phone in the hall during class, an adult may ask for you to give it to them. You may pick your phone up in the office at the end of the day.

Students, do you know you're leaving for an appointment?
Students, if you know you're leaving for an appointment and have not had a pass delivered to you during 2nd period, please stop in the front office and pick it up.

Athletics: Cheer clinics and tryouts
Fall Cheerleading Tryouts: If you are interested in trying out for the Fall 2021 Cheerleading Squads, please pick up an information packet in your school’s office. Tryout clinics will be held on April 6, 7 and 8 from 4:30 - 6 p.m. in the WHS Wrestling Room. Tryouts will be held on April 9th beginning at 3:30 p.m. in the same location. GO Warriors!!!

Legislative learning & Advocacy: April 4
Waukee Community School District is excited to bring legislative learning and advocacy opportunities to our parents and community. The topics that have been chosen are issues important to the students and families, as well as, priorities identified by the Board of Education. These discussions are intended to broaden conversations on the topics of School Finance, Youth Mental Health, Special Education, and English Learner Funding, and possible avenues for additional funding concepts for educating the increasing numbers of children with diverse needs in our rapidly growing school district. Saturday, April 4 – Understanding Learning Needs and Funding Challenges for Special Education and English Language Learners Waukee High School Media Center, 555 SE University Ave., 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. RSVP here

Bookmark this site: Waukee Activities Website
For anything related to 8th through 12th-grade activities and athletics including schedules and coaches' and directors' names and contact information please visit https://warriors.waukeeschools.org/

9th graders: Silver Cord now open to 9th graders!
Silver Cord is an optional service recognition program; students who volunteer 175 hours will wear a silver cord at their graduation ceremony. Ninth graders are eligible to earn silver cord hours for time served on or after November 15. Look through our Volunteer Opportunities at https://communityed.waukeeschools.org/silver-cord/volunteer-opportunities/ or find your own! Students will log in to www.waukeesilvercord.org at https://www.waukeesilvercord.org/ using their Waukee Schools username (last name + student ID) and password. After volunteering, hours must be submitted within 30 days of service! For more information and a link to our handbook, visit the Waukee Silver Cord Program at https://communityed.waukeeschools.org/silver-cord/. Please follow @whssilvercord on Twitter or Facebook for program updates. (Eighth graders are not eligible to participate in the Silver Cord Program.) Email silvercord@waukeeschools.org with questions!

Activities: GSA at 7:15 Mondays!
GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) meets Mondays starting at 7:15 a.m. in room 320. GSA is a student-run club that serve as a safe space for all students, regardless of their orientation or gender identity/expression. It provides a place for students to meet, support and listen to one another about their experiences, talk about issues related to orientation and gender identity/expression, and work to end homophobia and transphobia in our school. Please join us to make Prairieview a more inclusive school.

9th graders: Silver Cord opportunity!
Maple Grove Elementary is seeking childcare volunteers for 2.5 hours on March 26 and April 30th, as we offer a free Love and Logic parenting class from 5:15 p.m. until 7:45. This qualifies for Silver Cord hours. Any interested students may fill out the following form: https://forms.gle/19WBxpx8cQbvXzPK8

How announcements work at Prairieview
All announcements are available 24/7 through the Daily Bulletin in PowerSchool. In addition, an email goes out each Tuesday and Friday highlighting new or time-sensitive items and including the link to access the full list of announcements. You may need to check spam and junk folders in your email system to retrieve emails sent via SchoolMessenger. Please note that if you unsubscribe from any email from Waukee's SchoolMessenger system, you will no longer get ANY group emails from any Waukee school for the rest of the school year.

Activities: Tabletop Gamers
The Tabletop Gamers meet from 3-4:30 on Thursday afternoons in Mr. Finken's room (Prairieview 713). It is a casual environment for playing chess, board games, card games, dice games, role-playing games, miniatures games, or electronic handheld games. Bring a game, or play one of ours! All Waukee students, grades 8-12, are welcome!

Attendance Line: 515-987-2757
If your student will be late or absent or needs to be picked up early, the best number to call is our Attendance Line at 515-987-2757. Please leave your voicemail there. We recommend you add that to your phone contacts now. If your student needs to leave early, you may instead write a note and have your student take it to Jeni Adams, our Student Service Secretary, in the front office at the start of the school day to pick up a pass to get out of class at the appropriate time. When picking up your student before the end of the school day, you will need to come into the building to meet him or her in the office.

No student parking at Prairieview, but here's one option
There is no student parking at Prairieview. There is an option for Prairieview students to park at the Waukee Innovation and Learning Center (WILC) 295 SE Ashworth Rd. and then board a shuttle to Waukee High School. If your student wants to take advantage of this option, they need to park at the far west end of the parking lot. A shuttle bus will transport students at 7:30 am to WHS. Your student will then need to walk to Prairieview. At the end of the day, students will need to board the shuttle bus at WHS on the SE side (main entrance by the field house) for a 3:15 p.m. departure.

What's for lunch?
The breakfast and lunch menus are always available at https://www.schoolcafe.com/menus and on the School Cafe App. They will also be posted in real life at the school in the Commons and near the lunch line.

District calendar
District calendar for 2019-2020 school year: https://waukeeschools.org/app/uploads/2018/12/WCSD-2019-20-School-Calendar.pdf

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