Archives for December 2014

Math Contest Recognition

Mrs. Berner’s 3-5 grade students participated in the Noetic Learning National Math Contest.  Every member of the third grade team scored in the top 50% of more than 20,000 students from across the country and received National Honorable Mention awards.  Pictured:  Caycee Abston, Trevor Long, team winner Jiya Patel, London Wray, Ashton Weilandich, Chase Eckland, […]

KMS Shares Seasonal Spirit

About 48 KMS students went to Wal-mart today and bought Christmas presents for 40 kids in need in our community. Keokuk Middle School students helped raise over $1600 towards this effort! This a very respectful act, KMS! Great job!

Hour Of Code

This is Computer Science Education Week and Mrs. Berner’s 3-5 grade students took part in the second annual Hour Of Code. We challenge you to join 48 million others to visit hourofcode.org and give coding a try!  One third grade student commented, “Once you start, it’s hard to stop!”

Iowa DOE Early Literacy Letter

The Iowa Department of Education has released a letter regarding the Early Literacy initiative. Read it here: IA DOE Early Literacy Letter.

KHS Senior Participates In World Food Prize Institute

Des Moines, Iowa, Dec. 8, 2014 — Priya Khanolkar of Keokuk High School was among the top students in the country selected to attend the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute Oct. 18-20, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa, during the Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium, which drew 1,500 people from more than 65 countries to discuss […]

Little Feathers/Color Guard Earn State Honors

At the state competition the Color Guard received 2nd place. The Little Feathers received second place in both the kick routine and novelty categories. Congratulations to both teams for a great showing at state!