Explore Reading Night

The Lee County Reading Association held its annual Explore Reading Night at the Keokuk Middle School Media Center October 26. This event was expanded to include preschool through grade five KCSD students who enjoyed read alouds, crafts, snacks, and two free books of their own choice. Mrs. Edler’s sixth graders created a haunted house for […]

Keokuk Water Plant Tour

P​lant superintendent Jim Maddox took George Washington students on a tour of the Keokuk Municipal Waterworks to kick off an Engineering is Elementary unit on water filtration. Students will use what they learned to design, test, and improve water filters. The Next Generation Science Standards require engineering to be embedded in science instruction and for […]

US Congressman, Dave Loebsack visits

US Congressman, Dave Loebsack and Mrs. Barnes, KCSD Superintendent stopped by George Washington Elementary School this afternoon to check out Mrs. Berner’s 4th grade lego robotics group.

Mrs. Kirsten Wrieden

Dear KCSD families, Please join us in honoring the life of Mrs. Kirsten Wrieden, a 1st grade teacher at Hawthorne Elementary School. The visitation will be at DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Center at 917 Blondeau Street from 5-8 p.m. on Friday evening (10/6/2017). The Funeral service will be at the Wright Field House at Keokuk […]

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 […]

KCSD STEM grants Spring 2017

STEM opportunities are growing in the Keokuk Community School District from preschool to the high school thanks to the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council and the grant-writing efforts of Betty Ralph, Diane Berner, and Barb Edler, despite stiff competition from over 100 applicants. STEM SCALE-UP PROGRAM Through legislative appropriation, the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council […]

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, […]

Hour of Code

It’s Computer Science Education Week! George Washington students are all participating in the Hour of Code. Visit code.org to learn how to write code and create your own games.