Keokuk Athletics Golf Tournament

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Mayor Declares May 14th Jesse Greenslaugh Day

Keokuk Mayor Tom Richardson on Wednesday signed a proclamation declaring Monday (May 14, 2018) as Jesse Greenslaugh Day, in honor of the Keokuk School District’s 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year. Jesse Greenslaugh teaches Special Education at Keokuk Middle School. This is her 8th year of teaching in the district. On Monday, May 14th from 3:30-4:30 […]

GW TAG Toured Historic Quincy Underground Railroad Home

George Washington Elementary TAG students visited the documented Underground Railroad stop of Dr. Richard Eells in Quincy on May 1st, 2018. Dr. Eells was found guilty of assisting runaway slaves by the Supreme Court and was pardoned just three years ago. Thank you to our wonderful tour guide Dave Oakley. The home will be open […]

Battle of the Books

George Washington Elementary and KMS students competed in the GPAEA Battle of the Books in Fairfiled. They got to hear how Delia Ray, author or Finding Fortune, mixes fact and fiction to write her books.

Free Jazz Concert at Rand Park Pavilion

All are welcome to come enjoy a free afternoon concert preformed by the KHS Jazz Band on Saturday, May 12 2018.  Led by Band Director Josh Hetzel, the concert will begin at Noon at the Rand Park Pavilion.  If you’re out and about appreciating the Spring weather that day please stop by and show your […]

KHS Career Day 2018

KHS Career Fair will be Tuesday, March 27 starting at 8:00 with our guest speaker Phil Beelendorf from Roquette starting the day with Tips to being Successful. Students will then choose to listen from over 50 speakers in various careers as well as visit college and business booths for more information. This is a great […]

Noetic National Math Contest

Noetic Learning Math Contest is a national mathematics contest for elementary and middle school students. The goal of the competition is to encourage students’ interest in math, to develop their problem solving skills, and to inspire them to excel in math. More than 23,000 students representing 526 schools across the country took part in this […]

Books for Babies

The Lee County Reading Association has received an Iowa State Education Association Community Outreach Grant to fund a Books for Babies campaign. Every baby born at Fort Madison Community Hospital’s Birthplace during 2018 will receive a free book along with information about local library programs and parent tips for reading with baby. According to a […]

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 […]