George Washington awarded Freeport McMoran Mini-grant

George Washington Elementary was awarded a Freeport McMoran Mini-grant for Education to replenish consumables for the Engineering is Elementary curriculum. Javier Guevara, Climax General Manager, presented a check for $500 to Diane Berner. “We appreciate this financial support as we work to provide engineering experiences for all our fourth and fifth grade students this year,” […]

2017 Hour of Code

For 2017’s Computer Science Education Week, December 4th – 10th,  Keokuk’s Third – Fifth grade students will be participating in the international Hour of Code program.  Upcoming sessions will be hosted by Elementary TAG teacher, Diane Berner, as well as many of the George Washington Elementary teachers. The Hour of Code is a global movement […]

Thanksgiving Feast!

KHS Family and Consumer Science Classes prepared and enjoyed a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Ingredients were graciously donated by substitute Ann Vandenberg, her family, and friends.. The class had a feast and they all were very appreciative of Ann and the meal. Job well done Ann we’re thankful to have you!

Life Skills Students Visit KHS

Keokuk Middle School Life Skills students spent some time visiting KHS in order to make some early connections to their future prior to completing the I Have A Plan Iowa. Connections are being made and nerves will be less when the time comes for them to become KHS students next year.

Torrence Homecoming Visitors

Torrence was visited by the band, the little feathers, cross country track members, and the football players of Keokuk High School on Tuesday Sept. 26, 2017. They came to our school and did an absolute amazing job of explaining and demonstrating things about their area of expertise to our little people. We are very proud […]

National Merit Plaques to be Presented May 10

​Plaques honoring National Merit semi-finalists, finalists, and scholars will be presented May 10 at 4:00 in the KHS lobby. Please join us to celebrate academic excellence since 1956.

Individuals with Disabilities Act – Parent Survey

Dear Parent, Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) requires states to report the percent of parents with a child receiving special education services who report that schools facilitated parent involvement as a means of improving services and results for children with IEPs. The Iowa Department of Education is gathering these data as […]

Cardboard Challenge

Writing Celebration

The Lee County Writing Contest is sponsored by the Lee County Chapter of the Iowa Reading Association. Authors read their winning entries at an awards celebration held at Keokuk Middle School Thursday, April 6. Fourteen Keokuk entries placed at the state competition and students will be recognized in Ames at the Iowa Reading Association conference […]

Preschoolers Visit District’s Kitchen

Preschool students walked to middle school Tuesday, April 4th to see the awesome kitchen that makes the food for Keokuk Community Schools.  We saw some amazing things.  Thanks to Sarah Wetzel, Denise Estrada and all their crew for all they do for us.  It was a fantastic tour.