Archives for January 2016

KMS Hosts Clinton Campaign

Hillary Clinton, Democratic presidental candidate, made a stop at Keokuk Middle School on 1/27/16, four days before the Iowa Caucuses. She spoke to a crowd of over 500 area followers, and after which she stayed to meet and talk with some of our KMS staff and students. Here are a few pictures.

Keokuk Bank Donates For HS Math Curriculum

Pilot Grove Savings Bank has made a generous donation of $3500 towards the implementation of a new math course at KHS. The monies will help purchase student text/workbooks and teacher material for “Foundations in Personal Finance”,  written by the Dave Ramsey Education Solutions team. The purpose of this course is to empower high school students […]

Guidance Dept News

KHS Common Scholarship Application packets are now available in the Guidance Office. Apply for numerous local scholarships with one application. Applications must be returned to the Guidance Office by the end of the school day Monday, February 29, 2016. Seniors, stop in the Guidance Office today!! Many other scholarships are available. Check this out…The Keokuk Community School’s […]

KHS Sends Five To Honor Band

On Saturday, January 9th, 2015, over 700 students from Southeast Iowa arrived at Fairfield High School in hopes of being accepted to attend the SEIBA Honor Band Festival. Each year, the Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Association sponsors the auditions in Fairfield. This year, there were 24 audition centers, with approximately 400 students auditioning for two junior […]

Red Out 2016

Open Enrollment Task Force Meeting

Keokuk Community School District is sponsoring our third open enrollment task force committee meeting on Monday, January 18th at 6:30 p.m. at First Christian Church. Mr. Kelly Middleton will be our guest speaker for the evening. Mr. Middleton is currently the Superintendent of Newport Independent Schools. Kelly has a diverse background as an educator serving in the […]

Professional Development For Staff Monday

This year’s Teacher Quality Professional Development Day will be a mini “conference” focused on several topics. The day begins at 8:00 at Keokuk High School (Wright Fieldhouse) for a short keynote message from Kelly Middleton focusing on customer service. There will be three breakout sessions on a variety of topics in diverse formats throughout the day. […]

Board Meets Early Monday

Please note a major change in meeting time this month.  The regular meeting will be held from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in the Torrence Gym.  This is in order to accommodate the Open Enrollment Task Force work session that will be held that evening at 6:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church.  There will be a special […]

Lego Robotics At George Washington

Fourth grade students at George Washington Elementary are participating in the We Do Lego Robotics curriculum, thanks to a partnership with the Lee County Economic Development Group.  The program, which requires students to work in pairs to build and program a Lego project to complete a task, was piloted in four Lee County libraries last […]

KHS Hosts Career Fair Wednesday

Career Day will begin at 8:00 a.m. on January 6, 2016. Students will go to Homeroom for attendance and to prepare for the day. They will receive an overview of the morning and have a chance to pick their sessions. Students will have the opportunity to visit six-speaker sessions/booths of their choice. They will end […]