2019
Apr
22nd

Student works from Current Events Class

Family: Jesse’s communication struggles by Damien Holste, Current events reporter Jesse Dalley entered the optimist speech contest to try to win the scholarship award. This scholarship award could help him with his future plans after graduation. I had an opportunity to listen to Jesse’s speech practice last April 2. The… Read more >>
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2019
Apr
15th

Honorable mention winners in national contest

Congratulations to Iowa School for the Deaf sophomores Jessie Murphy and Ashley Schroeder, who earned honorable mention status in the annual National Literary Competition, sponsored by Gallaudet’s Youth Programs and Phi Kappa Zeta. Murphy and Schroeder were students in Megan Shama’s English class when they were given an independent assignment… Read more >>
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2019
Mar
20th

Our year by the numbers

Did you know we did all this last school year?
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2019
Feb
25th

National Schools Breakfast Week is March 4-8

Iowa School for the Deaf will join the nation in celebrating National Schools Breakfast week this March. Although Monday is a travel-back day, we’ll start things off right by combing breakfast week Tuesday and Dr. Seuss’s birthday… Green Eggs and Ham, of course, will be served for breakfast! See the… Read more >>
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2019
Feb
6th

Deaf Cultural Celebration is April 5 & 6

You've been waiting all year for it!The annual Deaf Cultural Celebration, coordinated by Iowa School for the Deaf, will be held April 5 and 6 on our campus.There's so much going on, a separate website had to be built to contain it all! Click HERE for details. 
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2019
Jan
22nd

No school Tuesday, Jan. 22

Due to weather conditions, there is no school at ISD Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019.
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2019
Jan
19th

Kathy Miller honored by the IAD

Kathy Miller, lead worker in the dorms, was honored by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) in July, 2018, with the Knights of the Flying Fingers Award. The award recognizes Miller’s volunteer service on behalf of the NAD and the American deaf and hard of hearing community. She is… Read more >>
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2018
Nov
21st

Neesam BB Classic at ISD

Neesam Classic History (Thanks to Wisconsin School for the Deaf (WSD) for this information.) The Neesam Classic Basketball Tournament honors Fredrick J. Neesam, a graduate of WSD and Gallaudet College who founded the Gallaudet basketball team and the Central Schools for the Deaf (CSSD) basketball tournament.  Upon returning to WSD,… Read more >>
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2018
Nov
13th

ISD’s superintendent earns national honor

Two special schools employees, who are both based at Iowa School for the Deaf (ISD) in Council Bluffs, were honored nationally last month for their professional contributions. Gwen Woodward, western Iowa regional director for Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IESBVI) and Steve Gettel, who serves as… Read more >>
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