2018-2019 Kindergarten Round-up

We are in the process of obtaining a count of the 2018-19 Pre-Kindergarten (4-year-olds) and Kindergarten (5-year-olds) students with in the Keokuk Community School District. In doing so, we are asking for your assistance in compiling this list by providing us with any upcoming Pre-kindergarten or Kindergarten students that are in your family, or in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mrs. Kirsten Wrieden

Dear KCSD families, Please join us in honoring the life of Mrs. Kirsten Wrieden, a 1st grade teacher at Hawthorne Elementary School. The visitation will be at DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Center at 917 Blondeau Street from 5-8 p.m. on Friday evening (10/6/2017). The Funeral service will be at the Wright Field House at Keokuk […]

Torrence Homecoming Visitors

Torrence was visited by the band, the little feathers, cross country track members, and the football players of Keokuk High School on Tuesday Sept. 26, 2017. They came to our school and did an absolute amazing job of explaining and demonstrating things about their area of expertise to our little people. We are very proud […]

Individuals with Disabilities Act – Parent Survey

Dear Parent, Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) requires states to report the percent of parents with a child receiving special education services who report that schools facilitated parent involvement as a means of improving services and results for children with IEPs. The Iowa Department of Education is gathering these data as […]

Easter Bunny Visit

A wonderful staff member played Easter bunny for Torrence Preschool. Thanks the children loved it.

Preschoolers Visit District’s Kitchen

Preschool students walked to middle school Tuesday, April 4th to see the awesome kitchen that makes the food for Keokuk Community Schools.  We saw some amazing things.  Thanks to Sarah Wetzel, Denise Estrada and all their crew for all they do for us.  It was a fantastic tour.

KCSD STEM grants Spring 2017

STEM opportunities are growing in the Keokuk Community School District from preschool to the high school thanks to the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council and the grant-writing efforts of Betty Ralph, Diane Berner, and Barb Edler, despite stiff competition from over 100 applicants. STEM SCALE-UP PROGRAM Through legislative appropriation, the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council […]