2020
Jan
6th

2020 Deaf Cultural Celebration

We are adhering to social distancing guidelines with coronavirus. This event has been CANCELLED. Contact chiser@iowaschoolforthedeaf.org for details. (Celebrate all things ASL with us next year!)   Save the date for March 27 & 28- it’s our annual Deaf Cultural Celebration (DCC)! Registration is now open for this popular event,… 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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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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