Hawthorne Elementary School News

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 […]

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 […]

A trip to the pumpkin patch!

We had a perfect day for a trip to the pumpkin patch! We got to feed the fish, talk about the corn and what kinds of products they make with the corn. They got to choose their own gourd and pumpkin to take home.

International Walk To School Day

Hawthorne Elementary students, staff, and families celebrated International Walk To School Day with some help from the United Way.

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; […]

Apples!

We are getting a head start for Farm to School month in October! Mrs. Hinton’s kindergarten class recently visited Baxter’s Apple Orchard in Nauvoo. The students enjoyed learning about growing apples, peaches and grapes. Students got to taste grape juice and grapes. They also got to pick their own apple to take home.

New website! Chief Messenger

Chief Messenger is Keokuk Community School District’s approach to distributing information electronically from school sponsored activities and non-profit organizations to inform you of other community activities or services available.  Rather than sending flyers home, we are posting such information on this website throughout the calendar year to provide access for all.  It is estimated that […]

Hawthorne PBIS

Hawthorne held a PBIS Kickoff Saturday with a little help from the community. KHS Konnections volunteers, police officers, and firefighters helped staff with a family fun day.

Teacher Of The Year Reception

The celebration for Martha Neff as the 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year will be held Tuesday, 5/3, at the KHS Cafeteria from 3:30-4:30.  Please join us as we celebrate Martha’s accomplishment. Shown is Mayor Marion signing a proclamation that Tuesday, 5/3, is Martha Neff Day!

Save The Date

Homecoming for the 2016-17 school year will be held the week of Oct.3rd. The parade and pep rally will be held on Oct. 6th with the game on Oct.7th against Oskaloosa. Go Chiefs!