Keokuk Middle School News

Four Wrestlers To State, Three District Champs!

Congratulations to the KHS wrestling team and coaches on advancing four to the Iowa State Wrestling tournament. Brant O’Shea (126), Cam Sadeghi (132), Tyler Bitting (160), and Jacob Briscoe (195) will all wrestle at the state tournament beginning Thursday, February 18. O’Shea, Sadeghi, and Bitting were also crowned District champions with Briscoe placing second. The coaching staff […]

Lady Chiefs Conference Champs

Congratulations to the KHS Girls Basketball Team and coaches for winning the Southeast Conference with a conference record of 8-0. The girls begin regional play in Keokuk on Saturday, February 20 against the winner of Ft. Madison and Mt. Pleasant beginning at 7:00 PM. For a complete listing of all of the 4A regional brackets […]

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.

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 […]

KMS ‘Angels’ Raise $2600

With a little help from some anonymous, yet generous, tri-state area residents and organizations, the Keokuk Middle School Angel Tree project raised just over $2600 during the past month. To conclude the project, 50 students, representing all grade levels were selected by the staff to go to Wal-Mart on Friday, 12/18, to shop for 40 families, with […]

December Students Of The Month

Keokuk Middle School students getting ready to enjoy a pizza lunch at Angilini’s restaurant as the December Students of the Month. Clockwise from left: Zach Meyers, Carlee Heinz, Sydney McCarron, R.J. Hemmie, Austin Pilkinton-Janic, Tori Weber.