Archives for November 2015

Middle School Holds Career Day

The Keokuk Middle School held a Career Day on November 23 for the 8th grade students. The elective teachers organized the event through their work in PLC (Professional Learning Community), and used their elective classes to present area professionals to speak to the students in breakout style sessions. The sessions were to educate students on […]

Local Group Explores Past Customs

Members of the local Standing Bear council came to Torrence prekindergarten to share some their knowledge on Indian customs. Pictured are Larry Cooper, Donna Herr and Dianne Barnett. Mr. Cooper’s granddaughter, Sammy Tallman, is a member of the class. They talked to the students about the importance of the drum, Eagle feathers and the bear […]

Activities App Now Available

You can now download an app to have all KCSD athletic and activity schedules accessible on your Android or Apple powered device. If you have an Android smartphone, you can download the app from this link (or search the Google Play store for rSchool). https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rschooltoday.activityscheduler&hl=en If you have an iPhone you can download the app as well.  […]

Winter Activities Schedule Update

Since the winter sports pocket calendars were printed there have been several changes… The girls JV/V basketball games at Quincy ND have been moved from 11/28 to 11/24.  The JV game will begin at 5:30.  The varsity will follow. The girls varsity basketball game vs Miller Academy that was originally scheduled on 12/21 has been […]

All-State Musicians To Perform

Congratulations to the Keokuk High School musicians who have been selected to perform at the 2015 All-State Music Festival. Tommy Allen, Beth Congdon, Wes Hunt, and Holly Noneman have all attained the highest individual honor available to Iowa high school musicians by being selected as members of the 2015 All-State Chorus, Band, and Orchestra. This is both […]

Committee Members Sought

The Board of Directors is restructuring the K-12 Facilities Committee and recruiting new members with interests that will represent the District as a whole.  We applaud the work of all of our volunteers and greatly hope that others are encouraged to join in our efforts. If you are interested in participating in the Facilities Committee please contact Jill […]

Hour Of Code Challenge

Mrs. Berner’s students challenge every member of the Keokuk Community School District – students, staff, and board members – to participate in the Hour of Code.  Computer Science Education Week is December 7-13.  Visit https://csedweek.org/ for more information. When I told the third graders we would be doing this one student asked, “Can we challenge everyone, even […]

Red Ribbon Poster Winners

A big thank you to Mrs. Luft and Mrs. Huls for organizing and acknowledging our students creativity during Red Ribbon Week. The following is a list of our winners in each category. Creativity 1st Place – Bailie Gilpin 2nd Place – Ryan Johnson & Kody Sapp Uniqueness 1st Place – Alexis Moore & Alyanna Thompson […]

KCSD Honors Veterans

In an effort to ease the congestion of the numerous celebrations and tributes to our area veterans on November 11, the Keokuk Community School District selected Tuesday, November 10 to invite and honor the men and women who have served our country and protected our freedoms. To accommodate as many as possible, this year’s event was held […]

Farm To School Month!

Congress in 2010 designated October as Farm to School month to demonstrate the growing importance of farm to school programs as a means to improve child nutrition, support local economies and educate children about the origins of food. Many of our elementary classes participated in Farm to School Month by visiting local growers. During First […]