Archives for February 2014

Kindergarten Writers

Kindergarten extended learning students shared the books they wrote and illustrated.  Students submitted poetry and short stories to the Lee County Writing Contest.

State Championship For Girls Bowling

Congratulations to the KHS Girls Bowling team for capturing the 2014 Class 1A State Bowling Championship in Des Moines. Members of the team included: Lacey Dresden (12), Lakyn Boltz (11), Hannah Seyb (11), Alyssa Hemann (9), Kaitlyn Moore (9), and Haley O’Shea (10). The girls rolled a team score of 2926, ahead of North Scott and Central […]

KHS Show Choirs Earn Awards

Congratulations to Purple Harmony who were the champions of Pella’s Dutch Masters Invitational on February 22, 2014. In the day show Purple Harmony placed 3rd, but came back in nightshow and took 1st place. Also, congratulations to Vibrations, who place third overall in their division! Good job to all of these hard working men and […]

PreK Winter Celebration

Don’t you wish you were in prekindergarten?  The students in Ms. Betty’s Prekindergarten class at Torrence elementary school celebrated a last hoorah of winter, (we hope). The students got to spend their playtime sledding and building a snowman.  They were also learning as they played.  They learned about sharing and turn taking.  They were also learning about […]

KMS Math Bee Results

On Thursday, February 13th, fifty Keokuk Middle School math team members participated in the 8th annual KMS All-School Math Bee. This competition consisted of five individual rounds of math problem solving and two team rounds. Each team had four members made up of a combination of 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. The top six […]

Athletes Look For Post-Season Success

Congratulations to the KHS Girls Basketball Team, Girls Bowling Team, and three KHS wrestlers as they prepare for post-season tournament action. This will be the seventh year in a row that the Girls Bowling team has been to State. Individually, Hannah Seyb was second, Kate Moore was fifth, Lakyn Boltz was eighth, and Lacey Dresden was […]

7th Grade Math Presentation

Kudos to Mrs. Jennings for welcoming her Accelerated Math 7 students and their parents to KMS. Students presented their end-of-unit projects to the parents and guests. Mrs. Jennings took the opportunity to give parents the results of recent MAP testing.

2014-15 KHS Educational Planning Guide Available

The 2014-2015 Educational Planning Guide for Keokuk High School is now available here. This document details course information and registration guidelines for next school year. Registration for the 14-15 school year begin the week of February 17.

Scholastic Art and Writing Award Winners

The Belin-Blank Center for the Gifted and Talented has announced the winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Contest for Iowa. There were over 450 art entries and 250 writing entries to the 2014 competition. Three KHS students were among those who will receive awards: (L-R) Senior McKenzie Berquam earned an award of Honorable Mention […]

Spring Pictures and Yearbook Orders For KMS

All students will take Spring Pictures on Thursday, February 6th.  We will let you know when your students’ pictures are available for purchase in the main office. Additionally, if you would like to order a yearbook, please stop in the KMS main office.  They are $15 and the deadline is March 14th.