Torrence Elementary School News

Preschoolers Build Outdoor Music Wall

Ms. Betty’s Preschool classes are building an outdoor music wall.  We have people from KCSD coming together to make this project successful.  Thanks to Josh Hetzel and Aaron Hinton for helping our Preschool students project study.

March 1st, Preschool Round-up at Torrence

Do you know a child that will be 4-years-old by September 15, 2017? If so we know a wonderful FREE 1/2 early childhood program for them! We will have our Round-up at Torrence Preschool,1721 Fulton St. Keokuk, Iowa, on Wednesday, March 1st! If you know a child that will be 4-years-old by September 15, 2017, […]

Keokuk CSD Teacher of the Year

Lana Proctor is the Music teacher at Hawthorne Elementary School. Lana is shown here with Mike Marsden, Hawthorne Elementary School Principal. Nominations for this honor are made yearly, and rotate throughout the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. Nominations are accepted from members of the community, students and staff. A group comprised of students, […]

Thank you

Ms. Betty’s classes received a thank you picture from Airman Ethan Ver Dught. The class made and sent cards to him on Veteran’s day to thank him for his service. Airman Ethan Ver Dught, sent a picture of himself with his cards that were delivered by his mother, Jill Carter for our class. Several other […]

Explore Reading Night

The Lee County Chapter of the Iowa Reading Association held its annual Explore Reading Night at the Keokuk Public Library Round Room. This PreK-3 event included read-alouds, snacks, crafts, parent tips for reading with children, and free books for students to choose and take home. “Whether rich or poor, residents of the United States or […]

Homecoming Week, October 3rd to 7th

MONDAY: FIESTA vs. SIESTA DAY – Wear your party clothes and a sombrero for a Fiesta or pajamas to take a Siesta! TUESDAY: THRIFT STORE DAY-Mix and Match your clothes, your shoes and your socks. Go crazy! WEDNESDAY: CHARACTER DAY-Cartoon/Super Hero/Movie/TV Athlete/Actor/Actress/Who do you want to be? THURSDAY: KHS: Class Color Day (9th – Black; […]

Football and volleyball teams visit Torrence Prekindergarten

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.

PreK Science Fun

We had our last science experiment. We were chemists. The students created bubble wands out of fuzzy sticks. Then they had to mix dish liquid, corn syrup, corn starch, and baking soda into a bubble solution. If they could blow a bubble when they were finished, they got to go outside to blow bubbles, Or […]