September 22, 2017
A 2nd grade student practices place value with unique base 10. Crackers represent 100's, pretzels for 10's & mini- marshmallows for 1's! What a fun way to remember!
Second graders enjoy using new hands-on materials to learn and to practice phonics and spelling skills.
Practicing spelling with their own whiteboard and marker keeps this 2nd grade class engaged and motivated to learn.
Little Panthers Cheer Clinic (form due 9/27)
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.