2021
Feb
18th

Grand Prize winner; 4 other winners at national literacy contest

The Gallaudet National Literary Competition is held annually to challenge and inspire deaf and hard of hearing students 2nd through 12th grades to compete and showcase their ASL and writing skills. This year, three ISD students were first place winners in the categories of Middle School Creative Writing, High School… Read more >>
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2021
Feb
18th

Lab gifted with welder

Thanks to donations of time, equipment and expertise from members of the American Welding Society (AWS), Nebraska Section 81, learning metals technology skills at Iowa School for the Deaf is becoming less complicated. AWS members determined a welding fixturing/fabrication table and multi-process welder would aid students in more precise measurement,… Read more >>
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2021
Feb
11th

ASL class registration is open

Are you an Iowa resident? Do you have a child who is deaf or hard of hearing, or are you an Iowa educator who works with a child who is deaf or hard of hearing? Iowa School for the Deaf is accepting registrations for its next session of American Sign… Read more >>
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2021
Jan
21st

ISD middle school student earns finalist status

Eighth grader Hope Murapa, a resident of Orange City, just might be a math whiz. Through Iowa School for the Deaf, Hope entered a national middle school math contest for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Of 100 competitors, Hope’s scores placed in the top 21 which earned… Read more >>
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2020
Oct
5th

It’s not parenting; it’s quality control!

Iowa School for the Deaf’s Extended Learning program presents this series for parents and those working in education settings. Tuesdays, Oct. 20 & 27 | 6.30 – 8 p.m. ZOOM Click HERE to register. Registration closes Friday, Oct. 16. In this COVID world, where virtual and hybrid learning environments can… Read more >>
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2020
Sep
8th

ISD Athletics and COVID

There are some changes about how we support our Bobcats and Lady Cats this year, to keep everyone safe. We encourage you to still be our #1 fans, and to please follow these guidelines. Check the calendar for upcoming sporting events here! Home Volleyball There is a home side and… Read more >>
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2020
Aug
27th

Free ASL Classes

Iowa School for the Deaf and the Iowa Department of Education is offering free American Sign Language classes to Iowa families and professionals who have or work with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Classes last 8 weeks, and registration will be accepted prior to the beginning of… Read more >>
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2020
Jul
31st

Registration links

Welcome, returning and new families! Returning students: This is the link to Power School registration. Parents have received instructions on how to set this up. An account needs to be created by parents, and the snapcode instructions we mailed to you is needed to link your child/children to the account.… Read more >>
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2020
Jun
29th

Chronic Loneliness Series

Tuesdays, July 14, 21 and 28 | 6.30 – 7.30 p.m. Free! Register here. Participants will receive the link and password after they have registered. When you register, you will be able to attend all three Zooms with the same link and password. No need to register three times. Can’t… Read more >>
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2020
Jun
22nd

Students Published in Local Magazine

We have talented writers and artists at Iowa School for the Deaf, and their teachers help their work shine! Every spring, the Council Bluffs Optimist Clubs judge local submissions and produce the literary magazine, The Write Touch, featuring the best work of Council Bluffs middle school and high school students. This… Read more >>
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