Hawthorne Elementary School News

Lee County Writing Winners 2017-2018

The Lee County Writing Association held a celebration for the winners of their annual writing contest at the Keokuk Middle School media center. First place authors read their work to a packed house. Local winners: Story Grade First Place Honorable Mention K Gavin Claus AJ Hutcherson 1 Ryan McDonald Hayden Dochterman Alexis Perry 2 Bella […]

Dr. Wise visits Keokuk Schools

We are very excited to host Dr. Ryan Wise, Director of the Iowa Department of Education, this morning. Dr. Wise is visiting all of our KCSD schools. He is meeting our amazing students and staff and seeing the wonderful learning opportunities taking place in our schools. Thank you Dr. Wise for taking the time to […]

School Safety Conversation

The Keokuk Community School District is having a school safety conversation this Wednesday at 5:45 PM in the Torrence gym. This meeting is open to anyone who wants to be involved in the conversation. Any parent, student, staff or community member who would like to come are welcome.

KHS girls set a great example of good sportmanship

Mother is grateful to the Keokuk girls bowling team! They showed great enthusiasm and wonderful sportsmanship! Read the article.

ISEA – Excellence in Education Award nominations are now open

Help us say thank you! If there’s a professional educator who’s changed your life or the life of your child, consider nominating him or her for the Excellence in Education award. It’s ISEA’s recognition program which honors our everyday heroes–the ones who demonstrate excellence every day for their students or schools. Excellence in Education Award nominations are […]

2018-2019 Kindergarten Round-up

We are in the process of obtaining a count of the 2018-19 Pre-Kindergarten (4-year-olds) and Kindergarten (5-year-olds) students with in the Keokuk Community School District. In doing so, we are asking for your assistance in compiling this list by providing us with any upcoming Pre-kindergarten or Kindergarten students that are in your family, or in […]

2018-2019 Preschool Round-up

This is a wonderful time for parents to see the school; gain information about the half day program; ask any questions they may have; meet the staff; start the registration process; and for children to meet some new friends as they play in one of the classrooms. We are excited to meet the preschool class […]

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 […]

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 […]

2017-2018 Keokuk Community Schools Teacher of the Year

Jesse Greenslaugh, Keokuk Middle School special education teacher, was honored as the 2017-2018 Keokuk Community Schools Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made on November 21 during a student acknowledgement assembly by Keokuk School District superintendent, Christine Barnes. Nominations for this honor are made yearly, and rotate throughout the elementary, middle school, and high […]