Archives for November 2013

November Board Meeting @ Hawthorne

The school board meeting for November will be held in the Hawthorne Media Center, 2940 Decatur Street. A Special Open Session to review Board Policy Series 100 and 200 will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. The regular meeting will immediately follow adjournment of the open session.

District Announces Teacher Of The Year

Arie Schiller, Keokuk Middle School science instructor, was honored as the 2013 Keokuk Community Schools Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made on November 13 during staff professional development by KMS Principal, Gary Benda. Nominations for this honor are made yearly, and rotate throughout the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. Nominations are […]

Veterans Honored

Pat Hogan, Keokuk American Legion Post Commander and Keokuk High School staff member, addresses the students of George Washington Elementary. Seated behind Commander Hogan is the Keokuk Middle School Concert Band under the direction of Mrs. Krystal Hunt. A number of local veterans were also recognized in the ceremony.

KMS Singers Selected to Honor Choir

KMS had 7 students selected for the Iowa All-State Middle School OPUS Honor Choir. Over 3300 students were nominated by their directors for 720 positions in the four Opus Honor Choirs. Selections were made by means of a recorded audition. Guest conductors of the choirs include Michelle Swanson, 5th & 6th Grade Elementary Honor Choir; […]

State Swimming Qualifier

Congratulations to Lexie Hawkins, who qualified for the state swim meet in Marshalltown this weekend.  Lexie qualified in the 100 Backstroke.

Conference Vocal Festival Mass Choir