2020
Feb
13th

2020 ASL Literary Contest Winners

We couldn’t be more proud of all our students who entered the Gallaudet Youth Programs/Phi Kappa Zeta ASL Literary Competition! Iowa School for the Deaf had first place, second place and honorable mention winners, all featured on this page. This national event is open to second – 12th grade students… Read more >>
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2020
Jan
25th

Come play in our sports tournaments

Get ready for a little madness. Iowa School for the Deaf’s Class of 2020 is hosting its own energetic sports competitions during March! These class fundraisers will also offer concessions and CASH PRIZES. Share the information!  Email Megan Shama HERE for details. Get parent permission- and you can play if… Read more >>
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2020
Jan
6th

2020 Deaf Cultural Celebration

Save the date for March 27 & 28- it’s our annual Deaf Cultural Celebration (DCC)! Registration is now open for this popular event, featuring activities and deaf awareness for all ages and audiences- regardless of communication mode. Registration link is here. The full schedule may be found at the registration… Read more >>
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2019
Dec
19th

2020 STEM Days at ISD

  FREE! Register/registrarse HERE/AQUI Deadline to register: March 4, 2020. March 11 – 13, 2020 at Iowa School for the Deaf in Council Bluffs We are excited to bring back STEM Days for the second year to Iowa’s 6th -8th grade students who are deaf or hard of hearing! This… Read more >>
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2019
Sep
30th

2019 homecoming is Oct. 18 & 19

The traditional homecoming celebration at Iowa School for the Deaf actually starts on Monday, Oct. 14 with spirit-themed days throughout the week. ISD invites students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing outside of the school to join in the activities Thursday, Oct. 17-19, with special workshop leaders and fun. The public… Read more >>
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2019
Sep
30th

Two staff recognized by Board of Regents

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, met at Iowa School for the Deaf in September. At its annual recognition lunch, teacher elementary teacher Megan Jones and dormitory student life advisor Taryn Peterson received honors. Faculty Excellence Award: Megan Jones “Whenever I am looking for a mentor for a new… Read more >>
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2019
Sep
9th

6-man rules for football

Six-player football rules are a little different. ISD athletic director Nyle Smith explains:  Field is 40×80 yards (same as 8-man) vs. 50×100               15 yards for a first down                All players are eligible receivers (including the center)  There must be a ‘clean exchange’… Read more >>
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2019
Aug
26th

Keep up with ISD!

Some of the best ways to get the most current information about day-to-day activity at ISD is to receive/read its publications and join our social media sites. Find our recent newsletters, annual reports and other materials HERE. You can also find this link on the main page, under “Find out… Read more >>
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2019
Aug
26th

Sports schedules here

Catch the Bobcats in action this fall with our volleyball and football games! Lots of home games scheduled, so wear your gold and maroon and come support ISD sports!Volleyball FB Schedule 2019 mini
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2019
May
15th

4 ISD students published

Four students from Iowa School for the Deaf had works accepted into the Council Bluffs literary magazine, The Write Touch. Two submissions were artwork; one submission was the start of a short story; and one was a poem. Ashley Vera (left) and Holly Schroeder’s work was printed in the 2019… Read more >>
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