2022
Feb
10th

2022 DCC: What’s Behind Your Mask?

Printable DCC 2022 Flyer(English)  DCC 2022 Flyer (Spanish) RSVP/register for this year’s celebration HERE. T-shirts: Our popular t-shirts may be ordered HERE. You can pick up shirts at ISD during DCC, or choose to have them sent to your address. (Deadline to order shirts is March 4, 2022!) It’s back!… Read more >>
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2022
Feb
6th

Registration now open for sports tournaments!

Get ready for a little madness. Iowa School for the Deaf is hosting its own energetic sports competitions during March!  These fundraisers benefit the Class of 2023. Get parent permission- and you can play if you are younger than 16!   3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Email Megan Shama HERE for details.… Read more >>
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2022
Feb
1st

Dorm furniture aids Afghan evacuees

Furniture which made boarding students feel at home for more than 25 years is now doing the same for area evacuee families from Afghanistan. Iowa School for the Deaf’s boarding residents had used the sturdy, all-wood twin bed frames, dressers, wardrobes and desks in its girls and boys dorms, providing… Read more >>
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2021
Dec
24th

ISD superintendent to retire

In October, Superintendent Steve Gettel announced his plans for retirement beginning July 1, 2022. He serves as superintendent of both ISD and Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, the second superintendent to hold this dual role. During his service in Iowa, which began in 2014, Supt. Gettel… Read more >>
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2021
Sep
22nd

Explore ASL coming to Iowa

 Email us for questions/more information. Schedule for the day is here. A new interactive American Sign Language event is starting this fall in Iowa. Join us for Explore ASL, a day of American Sign Language discovery offering educational and fun events for families and educators! Explore ASL is made possible… Read more >>
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2021
Aug
24th

How Did a Deaf Guy Get Elected?

Iowa School for the Deaf Outreach Services and Iowa Department of Education hosts two free Zoom Deaf Awareness Month events in September. Voice and ASL interpretation provided at both events. 1. Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1-2 p.m. For high school students who are deaf or hard of hearing: How Did a… Read more >>
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2021
Aug
23rd

John Cool retires

John Cool Retires CLICK HERE FOR ASL VERSION. Iowa Education for Deaf & Blind (IAEDB) long-term administrator John Cool will retire August 31 after serving Iowa School for the Deaf and the Deaf community for more than 31 years. “John dedicated his career to ensuring Iowa’s deaf and hard-of-hearing children… Read more >>
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2021
May
26th

ISD students published in local magazine

Talented student artists and writers at ISD benefit when writing and art teachers get involved! 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 year, ISD students… Read more >>
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2021
May
17th

Spring ISD News

Read the latest Iowa School for the Deaf news at this link.
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