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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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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2018
Nov
7th

ISD competes at academic bowl Nov. 9/10

Catch ISD’s bright stars as they compete against other Great Plains Schools for the Deaf students in the annual academic competition! Coaches Kevin Boyce and Taryn Peterson will work with students Travin Nipper, Sadie Kindt, Jessie Murphy, & Cory Jacobson at Wisconsin School for the Deaf this weekend. They leave… Read more >>
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2018
Nov
7th

Gettin’ Fired in the ISD Pottery Studio

https://www.iowaschoolforthedeaf.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/IMG-4098.mp4   Getting fired is not always a bad thing. Especially when a week ago, you were just a lump of clay. Students in Sarah Wiberg’s pottery classes this fall have learned firing is the important last part of the clay process. They know the pottery vocabulary. They know the… Read more >>
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2018
Oct
17th

Student invited to publish

By the very nature of her name, Autumn Winter understands there are seasons to life.   And no, her middle name is not Spring. “It’s Hali,” the Iowa School for the Deaf (ISD) 2018 graduate states with a half-grin and good-natured eye roll. It was the experience writing about her… Read more >>
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2018
Oct
10th

STEM Days at ISD

Science, Technology, Engineering, Math. Middle school students who are deaf or hard of hearing are encouraged to explore these disciplines on our campus Nov.15 & 16, 2018. More information is here.
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2018
Oct
9th

Super Shopping Nov. 3

It’s time again for the ISD annual Bobcat Boutique! Mark your calendars to shop ’til you drop on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Lied Multipurpose Complex (click for map). Pre-holiday shoppers will find homemade crafts, baked goods, one-of-a-kind and special order items to check… Read more >>
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