Archives for September 2016

A Classmate Remembered

Thank you everyone that gave towards the “A Light for Nicole” fundraiser. The $1,835.00 needed for the solar powered stop light was raised and in August the City of Keokuk installed the light.

KMS Sept. Students of the Month

We want to thank Common Grounds for sponsoring our “Student of the Month” lunch incentive. The following students are our Students of the Month for September. Left to Right: Haley Heberer, Aidan Koehler, C.J. Walrath, Anthony Potratz, Abby Wolter, & Olivia Rule.

Apples!

We are getting a head start for Farm to School month in October! Mrs. Hinton’s kindergarten class recently visited Baxter’s Apple Orchard in Nauvoo. The students enjoyed learning about growing apples, peaches and grapes. Students got to taste grape juice and grapes. They also got to pick their own apple to take home.

New website! Chief Messenger

Chief Messenger is Keokuk Community School District’s approach to distributing information electronically from school sponsored activities and non-profit organizations to inform you of other community activities or services available.  Rather than sending flyers home, we are posting such information on this website throughout the calendar year to provide access for all.  It is estimated that […]

Prekindergarten openings

Do you know of a child who will be 4 by September 15, who would enjoy the great experience of being a student at our State Funded 4-Year-Old Preschool Program at Torrence? Get in touch with the office at George Washington to sign up or for more information. The phone number there is 319-524-1953.

ST Math

Mrs. Potratz and her fourth grade students were brave today. They were the first to try out the new ST Math program George Washington Elementary received through a Scale Up grant from the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council. For more information about ST Math (click here)