Daily Announcements

Weekly Planning document
This document is shared with students each Monday so they can enter the ‘big rocks’ for the upcoming week into their planner/calendar. Parents should ask their child about this and take a look at their planner each week

Video Game Club will meet Tuesday, January 9th from 3-4pm in Mr. Langel’s room#808. Please sign up on his blog ahead of time!

6th Grade Play teachers & 6th grade students in the play: Beginning on Monday, January 8, the cast & crew will be dismissing from 8th period at 2:55 to ride the bus to the Theatre Arts Center. This will continue until Friday, February 2nd we appreciate your flexibility in letting students leave a few minutes early, students each day, please exity your classrooms quietly @ 2:55 & move swiftly to your bus.  Thank YOU!

Waukee Film Fest See yourself as a a movie star? Love to make short films with your friends? The 5th annual Waukee Film Fest is for you! Head to waukeefilmfest.org for more information and to register!

Writing Club Students interested in sharing their writing with other students should see Ms. McKibban for Writing Club details.  We meet Wednesday mornings at 7:20
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Before School Art Club for SMS students begins this week! To learn more about this great opportunity and sign your child up to explore the arts and connect with other students see, ART CLUB.

Coming Soon: Sentence Drawing Group in which students will be able to engage in some fun writing and reading competitions and learning such as some friendly competitions in sentence diagramming

Hyperstream meets on Thursdays right after school in the Library from 3-4.

Box Tops – To reach our $2,000 goal bring in your box tops, every box top counts! Students will be entered into a raffle drawing for prizes on a monthly basis. We will be using the funds to purchase technology for our classrooms. Please turn in before they expire!

Makerspace – We will meet the 3rd Thursday of each month from 3 P.M – 4 P.M. Bring your problem solving skills to innovate and create. We will have a variety of activities each time to try something new and creative. Some activities are limited and they will vary from event to event with a few exceptions. Each Monday before the event, please fill out this form by clicking on this link: Makerspace Signup Link.

First Lego League Register and join us on Monday & Tuesdays from 3-4:30PM in room 129

Student Newspaper – We are excited to engage 6th grade students in creating a school newspaper. More information coming soon. You can find last year’s 6th grade newspaper example here: https://www.ebookconversion.com/sms-newspaper 

Drama Troupe – Mondays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. We will meet every Monday during the fall semester beginning on Monday, September 11th in room 620. Drama Troupe is open to any 7th grade student. Students typically make suggestions of theatre games they want to play, and Mrs. Snicker and Mrs. McGrath will introduce new games throughout the year.  Students may join at any time.  We will meet every Monday during the fall semester until the 6th grade play begins and start back up after the 7th grade musical in April.

7th grade students Iowa requires a Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) and meningococcal vaccine to enter the 7th grade. Your child will need proof of vaccination. Please contact your health care provider or school nurse Jenny for questions.( 987-3222 ext. 6703)

Fall Picture Day- September 6 Picture re-take date will be October 25.  Life Touch ID: BN807513Q0, order today at mylifetouch.com

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  • 2017-18 Rooms – 1st Floor
  • 2017-18 Rooms – 2nd Floor

Music links, click on  Band, Choir and 6th grade chorus information regarding 2017-18 performances.

Remember our dismissal time on early out days will be at 12:58 pm

Transportation-Busing Students are not allowed to ride a different bus home with another student.  For example, Johnny can not ask his friend Joey to ride the bus home with him if Joey is not assigned to that bus.


2017-18 SCHOOL REGISTRATION

All Waukee Schools will be continuing with ONLINE REGISTRATION for all students for the upcoming school year. Registration packets will NOT be mailed home. Parents will receive a notification via e-mail in mid-July. If you have changed your email address, please notify the building secretary or district office of your current email address. You may log into Power School one week before school to check your child’s schedule.