Panther Press

September 22, 2017

Little Panthers Cheer Clinic (form due 9/27)

The Knoxville High School Cheerleaders are holding a Little Panther Cheer Clinic on Saturday, September 30 from 9-11 AM for students in grades K-8. Please turn in the order form to your child's school no later than Wednesday, September 27. The Little Panther Cheerleaders will perform at the Homecoming Pep Rally Thursday, October 5. Please contact Tasha Boosalis or Kelli Keefer with any questions.
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Sharpening Skills in 4th Grade

Fourth grade students have been working on sharpening their skills during small group reading and math. This time is set aside for spiral review, practicing new skills, reteaching skills, and providing enrichment opportunities.

In reading, students have been practicing reading vocabulary, spelling patterns, using context clues, cause and effect, and visualizing while they are reading.

In math, students have been learning place value through millions, reading and writing numbers in three ways, comparing and ordering numbers, rounding numbers, and adding and subtracting whole numbers.

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Public Health Offers Flu Shots for Students

Just a reminder that all Flu Consent forms are due Wednesday, September 27th. If questions, please contact Christina Van Vark, Marion County Public Health or Angie Mitchell, School Nurse.
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8th Grade Ice Breaker

Eighth grade students in Mrs. Downing's Math class recently completed All About Me posters for a get to know me activity.
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High School Senior Leadership Assembly

The senior class participated in the School Unity Project led by Bill Cordes on Tuesday, September 19th in the KPAC. This program is designed to empower students to create a better school culture through positive and personal peer interaction. Mr. Cordes used a unique blend of humor, stories, activities, and random interactions to engage and teach positive strategies to the seniors, that will enhance their lives.

During the assembly students reflected on their relationship choices they have made in the past and how they can make better choices about relationships in the future.

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Knoxville Community Panther Walk

Knoxville Community Panther Walk Please see the information regarding our participation in the Healthiest State Walk. We are excited to invite the community to join us this year. If you have any questions, please email Tyler Pearson or Angie Mitchell
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Knoxville Schools Cancellation/Delay Alerts

If you haven't already, please sign up to receive cancellations and/or delay notifications through GovDelivery. Choose to receive email and/or text messages. Directions to sign up are located here.

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KCSD Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the Knoxville Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact Equity Coordinator Jill Van Woerkom, Director of Human Resources at 309 W Main, Knoxville, IA 50138, 641/842-6551 or The grievance will then be directed to the appropriate administrator charged with managing the program or department specified in the grievance.

The Board requires all persons, agencies, vendors, contractors and other persons and organizations doing business with or performing services for the District to subscribe to all applicable federal and state laws, executive orders, rules and regulations pertaining to contract compliance and equal opportunity.