District News

2018-2019 Preschool Round-up

This is a wonderful time for parents to see the school; gain information about the half day program; ask any questions they may have; meet the staff; start the registration process; and for children to meet some new friends as they play in one of the classrooms. We are excited to meet the preschool class […]

Noetic National Math Contest

Noetic Learning Math Contest is a national mathematics contest for elementary and middle school students. The goal of the competition is to encourage students’ interest in math, to develop their problem solving skills, and to inspire them to excel in math. More than 23,000 students representing 526 schools across the country took part in this […]

Books for Babies

The Lee County Reading Association has received an Iowa State Education Association Community Outreach Grant to fund a Books for Babies campaign. Every baby born at Fort Madison Community Hospital’s Birthplace during 2018 will receive a free book along with information about local library programs and parent tips for reading with baby. According to a […]

George Washington awarded Freeport McMoran Mini-grant

George Washington Elementary was awarded a Freeport McMoran Mini-grant for Education to replenish consumables for the Engineering is Elementary curriculum. Javier Guevara, Climax General Manager, presented a check for $500 to Diane Berner. “We appreciate this financial support as we work to provide engineering experiences for all our fourth and fifth grade students this year,” […]

2018 ISDTA Team State Dance Competition

The Keokuk Little Feathers and the KHS Winter Guard had a very successful experience at the 2018 ISDTA Team State Dance Competition this year! The KHS Winter Guard earned a Division I rating for their competition routine Friday, December 1, 2017. Their performance was simply beautiful! At the ISDTA Solo Competition in Newton, Iowa on […]

2017 Hour of Code

For 2017’s Computer Science Education Week, December 4th – 10th,  Keokuk’s Third – Fifth grade students will be participating in the international Hour of Code program.  Upcoming sessions will be hosted by Elementary TAG teacher, Diane Berner, as well as many of the George Washington Elementary teachers. The Hour of Code is a global movement […]

2017-2018 Keokuk Community Schools Teacher of the Year

Jesse Greenslaugh, Keokuk Middle School special education teacher, was honored as the 2017-2018 Keokuk Community Schools Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made on November 21 during a student acknowledgement assembly by Keokuk School District superintendent, Christine Barnes. Nominations for this honor are made yearly, and rotate throughout the elementary, middle school, and high […]

Thanksgiving Feast!

KHS Family and Consumer Science Classes prepared and enjoyed a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Ingredients were graciously donated by substitute Ann Vandenberg, her family, and friends.. The class had a feast and they all were very appreciative of Ann and the meal. Job well done Ann we’re thankful to have you!

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 […]

Life Skills Students Visit KHS

Keokuk Middle School Life Skills students spent some time visiting KHS in order to make some early connections to their future prior to completing the I Have A Plan Iowa. Connections are being made and nerves will be less when the time comes for them to become KHS students next year.