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 […]

Preschoolers Build Outdoor Music Wall

Ms. Betty’s Preschool classes are building an outdoor music wall.  We have people from KCSD coming together to make this project successful.  Thanks to Josh Hetzel and Aaron Hinton for helping our Preschool students project study.

March 1st, Preschool Round-up at Torrence

Do you know a child that will be 4-years-old by September 15, 2017? If so we know a wonderful FREE 1/2 early childhood program for them! We will have our Round-up at Torrence Preschool,1721 Fulton St. Keokuk, Iowa, on Wednesday, March 1st! If you know a child that will be 4-years-old by September 15, 2017, […]

Keokuk CSD Teacher of the Year

Lana Proctor is the Music teacher at Hawthorne Elementary School. Lana is shown here with Mike Marsden, Hawthorne Elementary School Principal. Nominations for this honor are made yearly, and rotate throughout the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. Nominations are accepted from members of the community, students and staff. A group comprised of students, […]