2017
May
8th

Videos from 2017 Fundraiser

Thanks to Kevin Boyce, dorm staff and students, for their production of “I’ll Wait,” which made its debut at the Sound Futures Fundraiser May 3. Thanks also to Justin Cyboron and his student, Damien Holste, for producing Damien’s award winning ASL poetry and explaining the difference from English poetry. Link… Read more >>
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2017
May
8th

Helping homeless youth

The ASTRA service club is collecting toiletries to help area homeless teens. Last day to donate is May 12- you can send items with your students or drop off at the school buildings. Items needed: (regular or travel size) sunscreen, lotion, shampoo, brushes, soap, female products, toothbrushes, toothpaste. Contact kills@iowaschoolforthedeaf.org… Read more >>
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2017
Mar
13th

15 Emotions at our May 3 fundraiser

We are a pretty moody bunch at the annual Iowa School for the Deaf Foundation luncheon fundraiser. But we manage to keep our emotions in check. Here’s a peek at what emotions the brave, 140-some audience members might process on May 3 this year: 1. lighthearted with spring weather and… Read more >>
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2017
Feb
27th

New custom mural

ISD dorm residents worked with local mural artist Cait Irwin to create this Bobcat-spirit invoking work of art! It welcomes those who enter or pass by the doors to the first floor, boys dorm. Click below. IMG_0016  
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2017
Feb
26th

ISD produces new ASL videos

Staff and students in Iowa School for the Deaf's elementary are producing American Sign Language videos to help friends and family learn important vocabulary words relating to holidays and special occasions. Christmas & New Year's: https://youtu.be/6blREWTlV80 Valentine's Day: https://youtu.be/vobq5PULv5c
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2017
Jan
17th

Deaf Cultural Celebration

  Click above to access this information in American Sign Language. Click HERE  for event brochure with brief event explanations. Click HERE  to REGISTER for Deaf Cultural Celebration. It’s free and required. Registration deadlines: March 22 for families requesting travel stipends; April 14 for everyone else. It’s gonna be big.… Read more >>
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2016
Dec
16th

ISD 8th grader wins national contest

Congratulations to Iowa School for the Deaf 8th grader, Damien Holste, who was the middle school winner of Gallaudet University’s national American Sign Language poetry competition! Damien worked with his teacher, Justin Cyboron, to create and submit the piece and compete against peers from around the country. Damien will receive… Read more >>
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2016
Dec
7th

December 16 Blood Drive

Help save lives this holiday by giving blood at ISD's drive Friday, Dec. 16, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Lied Multipurpose Complex. Register for a time by accessing the following link (use zip code 51503 and scroll to Dec. 16.). Click here to register for a time to donate blood.
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2016
Sep
2nd

Sept. 2016 newsletter is here

Why are the Bobcats playing 6-man ball this season? The business office did WHAT in less time than most companies? This and more in this month's issue of the ISD Bobcat!   -Go to link-
2016
Mar
23rd

Grow Your Own Program

The Iowa Department of Education and Iowa School for the Deaf recognize the challenges of recruiting individuals who hold the rare endorsement of deaf education. The “Grow Your Own” program is designed to encourage more Iowa licensed teachers to pursue this endorsement and help fill critical shortages in this specialized… Read more >>
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