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.

Two employees from Siemens visit

Two employees from Siemens visited Diane Berner’s fourth and fifth graders today to give students feedback on their submersible designs and talk about their careers. Engineer Tyler Gray (Cardinal Stritch) and Technical Instructor Mary O’Hara (Keokuk High School) are both Keokuk graduates. Students use the Engineering Design Process to research, design, test, and improve their […]

KCSD Honors Veterans

The Keokuk Community School District held their annual Veteran’s Day Assembly on Thursday.   The next time you see a soldier, whether it is a past, a present or a future solider, go up, shake their hand and say thank you for serving our country because in our eyes they are the Heroes of our […]

Diane Berner was one of twenty teachers selected for Wal-Mart’s “Commander in Teach(ers)” award

Congratulations to Diane Berner, K-5 TAG for being a winner for Wal-Mart’s “Commander in Teach(ers)” award. Diane was one of twenty teachers selected nationwide. The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council is a bipartisan collaboration of legislators, educators, businesses, students and families to increase STEM awareness and opportunities in Iowa. To learn more about STEM programming […]

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; […]