WSR Community Schools Foundation

The Waverly-Shell Rock Foundation serves as a catalyst to expand and enhance educational experiences

Operating as usual


Lets acknowledge WSR employees who are celebrating a milestone this school year! THANKS for all that you for our students!!

Stay tunned for more celebrations!


The last day of school for students has been moved to Wednesday, May 29. We will follow the "special dismissal schedule" (as indicated on the school calendar) on that day.


MS PE teachers, Josh Meier and Jared Tucker, will be speaking with Matt Ray on Friday morning at 7:30 am to share how the WSR FOUNDATION has been helping them with some extra funding these past few years. Listen on KWAY RADIO Y99.3.


WSR Jazz Band I, under the direction of Mr Eric Stover, makes HISTORY with their highest placement ever - 3rd at Iowa Jazz Championships!!!

WSR had four musicians recognized as outstanding soloist:
Leo Gaede (guitar)
Beckett Hunzelman (bass)
Carter Menken (piano
Christian Toma (drums)

Congrats to Christian Toma and Carter Menken for also being selected as two of the four outstanding soloist in class 3A.

Way to represent!

WSR School Foundation- Sports Books For Kids 03/09/2024

Thanks for continuing this monthly radio spot. Hear how the WSR FOUNDATION is supporting literacy in the K-4 media centers.

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Congrats to the HS Boys Basketball team on their recent trip to the state finals!!

📸 Nick Thompson


History Making!!
Congrats to the 2024 Girls Basketball team, going 25-1 for the season and appearing in the final championships for the first time ever.


Carey Elementary 4th Grade Teacher, Alicia Phillips, was awarded a Spring 2024 Smart Money Teacher Grant to expand her classroom Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Activities. The whole class was excited about the news!


You might find this teacher in the classroom helping kids learn how to sound out words and read chapter books, OR you might see her at the IASHAA Boys State Basketball Tournament AND the IAGHSAU Girls State Basketball Tournament cheering on all three of her HS children. Congratulations, Mrs. Frazell, and thanks for all you do for the students at Carey School. Mrs. Frazell is adding to her collection of phonics-based, predictable chapter books after receiving a Spring 2024 Smart Money Teacher Grant.


Lyndsi Luck, 5-12 Media Specialist, is surrounded by Nicole Vannordstrand and Roger Wilcox after being awarded a Smart Money Teacher Grant to help expand the MS Media Center with Museum Kits that will provide "hands-on" and virtual experiences for students when studying current and ancient cultures.


Waverly-Shell Rock Middle School science teachers, Kelsey Bram, Nate Heying, and Sara Heitz, were awarded a Smart Money Teacher Grant to help replace ramps and track for their velocity/force unit. Current materials were outdated and the new supplies will help give their students better data during experimentation. Congratulations!


Ashley Shipp, MS teacher, was awarded a Smart Money Teacher Grant to purchase a "Laser Maze", used to teach students about the path of light. Pictured with Mrs. Shipp are Foundation Reps: Roger Wilcox and Nicole Vannordstrand.


Smart Money Teacher Grants for Spring 2024 were recently awarded. Mr. Ben Applegate, HS Ind Tech teacher, was given funds for a concrete unit he wants to start with his students. Congratulations, Mr. Applegate.

WSR School Foundations- Anatomy Tool 02/18/2024

Thanks for spreading the word! Listen on March 8 to hear how Smart Money funds have benefited media centers throughout the school district.

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Students: Check your email for more info!!


Class of 2024: Students and Families:
Join us for an evening of honoring the work of your

Photos from WSR Community Schools Foundation's post 01/24/2024

Christine Jacobs , K-4 Media Specialist, was awarded a Smart Money Teacher Grant and used the funds to purchase sports books for the media centers at Carey, West Cedar, SE, and Shell Rock Elementaries. Ms. Jacobs shares, "Our curriculum stats have begun to soar in the area of non-fiction, and the grant book titles have been circulating well."


Attention Students and Families of Class of 2024:

Students, check your email for application instructions for over 40+ Go-Hawk Scholarships!


Class of 2024: Students and Families:
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School Year 2018-2019

Great ideas are on their way from the WSR Community Schools Foundation Board Members of how to best support the district’s teachers and students. Stay tunned for some exiciting accouncements!

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Waverly, IA

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