Archives for April 2015

Grant Gives Free Books To PreK Readers

In April, Ms. Betty was notified that her school had been awarded a grant from First Book. We received 670 Free books that are to be given to Torrence Pre-Kindergarten students.  Each student this year will receive 7 free books, and there will be books left for the students next year.  Ms. Shultz was in […]

KHS Celebrates Improvement News

Keokuk High School recently received their Iowa Safe and Supportive Schools survey results.  KHS scored a 29 out of 36 which is up 2 points from the previous year.  Below you will see the trend line over the past few years in regards to the learning environment at KHS.  This is definitely something to celebrate! […]

KMS Students Take A Look Back

Congratulations to these KMS students that participated in National History Day today in Fairfield, Iowa!  They made websites, exhibits, and performances that related to “Leadership and Legacy” in history.  Austin Derr, Philip Dunlap, and Dylan Marshall advanced to State in Des Moines on May 4th with their website on Vladimir Lenin.  Way to go! Back […]

Board Approves Food Allergy Policy

Click here to view the policy on Food and Allergies recently passed by the KCSD Board of Directors.

KMS History Projects Judged

We have some creative, talented students here at KMS!  The theme this year for National History Day was “Leadership and Legacy.” Students could pick a person or group of people to research that fit into the theme. View the outstanding projects that resulted with lots of research, hard work, and dedication! We will bring these projects […]

Promoting ‘Super’ Testing Effort

George Washington “Super Principal”, Russ Derr, motivates students to show what they know on the upcoming Iowa Assessments this week.  Test taking tips included: get plenty of sleep, eat breakfast, read carefully, and make your best effort.  Hardworking students will be rewarded with a trip to The Edge.

Pineapple Particulars @Hawthorne

Kindergarten students at Hawthorne learn about pineapple as part of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. (FFVP)

Pre-K Registration Underway

Pre-K registration forms will be available April 6. Visit any KCSD elementary school to pick one up.