Kewanee District 229 News

Irving Students participated in the Community Black History Extravaganza that was held on Sunday, Feb. 17th.  Three students from Irving share their own essays about what t...

The Neponset Girls Basketball teamed earned the title of BVEC Conference Champs this year!  Neponset Grade School hosted this year's BVEC Conference Tournament where th...

Irving Future Dramatists

January 11, 2019

Mrs. Kehl’s 3rd grade students have been practicing being fluent and expressive readers through a process called reader’s theater. Students read different parts of t...

The Neponset Grade School graduated fifteen students from the D.A.R.E. Program.  The Bureau County D.A.R.E. Officer, Deputy Cliff Morse spent ten weeks teaching students st...

KHS Choir Out and About ...

December 14, 2018

The Kewanee High School choir has been out and about, performing holiday music for our local community. They are pictured here performing for residents at the Hollis House. The ...

Irving Third Grade students gathered in the gym for a science project. Students paired up to create a moving car powered by a balloon. This activity meets the Illinois New Scien...

Irving School had their annual winter concert on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Pictured are some of the third grade class. 

Fuel up Play 60

December 7, 2018

Central Physical Education classes recently received 50 free flag belts, 10 footballs, 3 football Tees and a flag football curriculum from Fuel Up Play 60. Mrs. Johnson entered ...

  Students in Ms. Morland’s 6th grade class presented their research on courageous historical figures this week. They learned about people such as Joan of Arc, Ros...

Ms. Heinrich’s class enjoyed a Happy Joe’s day with Santa in the Quad Cities. Happy Joes offers a dance party, lunch, Christmas hats, time with Santa, Disney Charact...

Kewanee High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Club has participated in the I Buckle Up, We Buckle Up Campaign. This campaign is supported by the Na...

Crowe Auto Annual Donation

November 29, 2018

Crowe Auto once again out did themselves with their annual donation of coats, hats, gloves and boots for the students of the Kewanee School District!  Thank you Crowe ...

Irving Belle Ringers

November 29, 2018

  Nov. 27, Irving students and teachers braved the cold to ring bells for the Salvation Army!  

The Great Turkey Disguise of 2018 Once again students in the Belle Kindergarden Monkey class disguised turkeys with their families in hopes of helping the turkeys safely make...

Irving Elementary School students celebrated Thanksgiving this week with classroom feasts. Students practiced social skills such as patience and table manners as well as working...

Mrs. Johnson’s adult living class prepared a menu of Thanksgiving treats for the faculty and staff at Kewanee High School. The Thanksgiving tea is a tradition that began...

Coach Atwell's Monthly Athletic Reports

Students in Claire Hermie's Chemistry class use Electron Configuration Battleship as a review aide in class this week

Irving Holds Pumpkin Palooza

November 1, 2018

Irving Elementary School held their annual “Pumpkin Palooza” on Tuesday October 30. Students brought pumpkins they had decorated from home and the community was invi...

Students in Mrs. Ralston’s 5th grade class played Fear Factor on Halloween. They had to reach inside a mystery box, extract a math problem, and work it out before going on...

  Cars and Careers   Students at Belle Alexander and Irving Elementary School had a chance to have an up-close, hands-on experience with a variety of cars...

KHS Biology Students study DNA

September 28, 2018

Biology students in Ms. Hoadley’s class are pictured here extracting DNA from a strawberry. This is a culminating activity for their DNA unit. After the experiment, studen...

Amanda Johnson's mileage club at Central received a grant this year through Marathon Kids sponsored by Nike. she recieved enough money to give prizes out to the first 1...

The Neponset 8th Grade Volleyball team earns title, BVEC Conference Champs! Neponset will play for tournament championship Thursday night in Bradford at 6 p.m. 

The Irving third grade has been "raising" butterflies, watching them cacoon and then releasing them when they are ready to fly away. September 18th was the second rele...