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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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
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
Dec
21st

ASL stories for young children

Click here to links: ASL stories for young children Thanks to Missouri School for the Deaf for sharing some links to ASL holiday stories. What a great way to encourage language and literacy development with your child! For more information, contact the speech language pathologists: Abigail Bradley  
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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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