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 […]

Easter Bunny Visit

A wonderful staff member played Easter bunny for Torrence Preschool. Thanks the children loved it.

Preschoolers Visit District’s Kitchen

Preschool students walked to middle school Tuesday, April 4th to see the awesome kitchen that makes the food for Keokuk Community Schools.  We saw some amazing things.  Thanks to Sarah Wetzel, Denise Estrada and all their crew for all they do for us.  It was a fantastic tour.

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 […]

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; […]