2023
Jan
30th

ISD Hosts GPSD Basketball & Cheer Tournament Feb 2-4

Welcome teams! Click here for the link to livestream. Day pass: $10, senior citizen: $5 Weekend pass: $25, senior citizen: $20 Students: age 5 & older $2 a day, $10 for the weekend GPSD TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE Girls GPSD Round Robin Boys GPSD Round Robin 2023GPSDflyer Link to the GPSD book.… Read more >>
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2023
Jan
22nd

Measured success in ASL cooking class

Tsp vs. Tbsp. If a teaspoon of baking powder is mistaken for a tablespoon, it’s a recipe for disaster. Just as misreading a recipe in English can cause this error, so can incorrect signing of the units in American Sign Language (ASL).   Iowa School for the Deaf students taking… Read more >>
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2023
Jan
19th

Family Resources Workshops

Winter/Spring 2023 Workshops – Free! Registration required. For families & educators of school-age children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. Iowa School for the Deaf’s outreach department presents an educational workshop series of strategies, resources and techniques for families and educators who want the best outcomes for the deaf or hard-of-hearing… Read more >>
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2023
Jan
18th

Two Inducted into Hall of Fame

Iowa School for the Deaf Alumni Association inducted two individuals into its Hall of Fame in September. A recognition ceremony was held on campus during the ribbon cutting event for the Iowa Association of the Deaf, which now homes on the third floor of the administration building. During the January… Read more >>
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2022
Dec
29th

ASL Activity for Families

Click here for PDF version and time code pictures: American Sign Language Activity Purpose: Your child will use their hands to represent the appearance of things (classifiers), and different facial expressions including puffed cheeks, blowing mouth, squinted eyes, etc. to show the size and number of things (non-manual markers). Materials:… Read more >>
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2022
Dec
16th

Family Resource Coordinator joins ISD staff

Stacey Morgan has joined Iowa School for the Deaf as its first family resources coordinator, providing services for its enrolled families. Stacey is a former ISD teacher and alumna. She was born to hearing parents and attended ISD from preschool through graduation. Her bachelor’s degree in elementary education and master’s… Read more >>
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2022
Dec
8th

New Seasonal Signs Sessions

Iowa School for the Deaf hosts a new webinar series focusing on American Sign Language signs for various seasons. Sessions are conveniently held after school, via Zoom. This series is especially for teachers of the deaf, educators and professionals working with students who are deaf or hard of hearing and… Read more >>
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2022
Dec
5th

Bobcat teams earn second in overall points at ASL contests

ISD sent a team to the GPSD triathlon, held at Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf, in early November. The triathlon consists of the academic bowl (coached by Tyler Kerger and Mike Brummer), the oratorical contest and the ASL Bowl (both coached by Jenna Smith and Cody Kerekes). The ASL… Read more >>
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2022
Dec
5th

Homecoming 2023

Now registering for Jan. 20-21 ISD Homecoming Weekend! Events and activities for all school-aged students who are deaf or hard of hearing! Alumni and public events will be available later through this link as well. See the link for details and registration. https://www.iowaschoolforthedeaf.org/homecoming-2023/
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