George Washington Elementary School News

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 […]

GW Winter Program

Under the direction of Donna Dahl, the fifth grade students at George Washington Elementary performed “North Pole Exposure” at the Grand Theatre to a packed house.

KCSD Announces Teacher Of The Year

Mrs. Martha Neff, Art instructor at Keokuk High School as been selected as the 1516 Teacher of the Year in the Keokuk CSD. Martha is shown here with Mr. Zach Wigle, Keokuk High School Principal. Nominations for this honor are made yearly, and rotate throughout the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. Nominations are […]

Math Awards For Elem Students

The Noetic National Math Contest results are in!  Grade level team winners are: Third:  Alex Underwood and Gracie Thompson, Fourth: Jiya Patel, Fifth: Grant Doscher The following students scored in the top 50% Nationally and received Honorable Mention Awards: 3rd – Alex Underwood, Gracie Thompson, Blake Chase, Irelynn Seay, Noah Davis, Eli Thornton, Jacoby Summers […]

STEM Nominations Due

DON’T FORGET! 2016 I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award Nominations due December 11 The nomination deadline for the 2016 I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award is right around the corner, and we need your help to promote this award and recognize a STEM teacher who goes above and beyond to engage and inspire their students in STEM learning. This award […]

Activities App Now Available

You can now download an app to have all KCSD athletic and activity schedules accessible on your Android or Apple powered device. If you have an Android smartphone, you can download the app from this link (or search the Google Play store for rSchool). https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rschooltoday.activityscheduler&hl=en If you have an iPhone you can download the app as well.  […]

All-State Musicians To Perform

Congratulations to the Keokuk High School musicians who have been selected to perform at the 2015 All-State Music Festival. Tommy Allen, Beth Congdon, Wes Hunt, and Holly Noneman have all attained the highest individual honor available to Iowa high school musicians by being selected as members of the 2015 All-State Chorus, Band, and Orchestra. This is both […]