Kewanee District 229 News

  Belle Alexander students celebrated their September self control challenge with pizza with the principal. The October challenge is for kindness.

Belle Alexander students learn about fire trucks, ambulances and fire safety.

On Friday Lyle did a pink/black shirt day to raise money for Saturday's Amelia Vincent fundraiser in Cambridge. We asked the kids to bring in $1.00 and wear a pink or black ...

KHS was featured this morning for WQAD "The Score-Pre-Game Pep Rally"  Please click the link to view.

From WQAD - Denise Hnytha SCHOOL LUNCH NEVER LOOKED BETTER! This is in Kewanee, where presentation counts! From ABCs of School Nutrition: This gorgeous display of fresh fr...

Irving Apple Science

September 25, 2019

This week Irving second grade students are learning about apples and the science behind the apples. Pictured is Ms. Heinrich's class taking data on the different kinds of ap...

  Belle Students Get Moving and Grooving Belle Alexander students enrolled in the Belle Brainiacs after-school program have been learning and exercising to the be...

Tom & Jo Miler and Christine & Robert Downs were the winners of the KHS Annual Boys Basketball, Football and Golf Fundraising Playday that was held on July 6th at Baker ...

A big shout out to all of those who have stopped by to support the kindergarten and first grade summer school crew! For the past few years they have ran and made lemonade in whi...

DeJesus placed second in the Class 2A Sectional at Plano qualifying him for the State competition.  DeJesus finished with a 50.19 seconds and was the only team member who q...

Irving second grade attended a Peoria Chiefs game. Big shout out to PTA for sponsoring our trip. One more of the many ways our community supports Irving!! 

8 Central Junior High seventh graders qualified for the IESA State Track Meet to be held on Friday May 17th, 2019 .  Pictured are: B Lewis, J Roginski, L Mason B Johnston, ...

Sophomore T Nolan sets KHS record in 300m hurdles during Class 2A Sectional!  The previous record was 48.1 seconds held by Kelli Goreth since 1988 making her run of 47.68 s...

Ag in the Classroom

May 10, 2019

Today the fourth grade was able to listen to a presentation about agriculture! 

Throughout the school year, 5th graders in Mrs. Ralston’s class have traveled to Belle to read to Mrs. Anderson’s first grade class. Both classes look forward to thi...

Students are studying the development and properties of eggs in Mrs. Callahan’s Agriculture class. Pictured here are students conducting experiments on the strength of egg...

Students at Irving School were able to learn about police work and safety and how to stay safe. Students travelled from station to station to learn about topics such as bike saf...

The Kewanee High School Concert Choir and Concert Band performed their Graduation Concert on May 1st under the direction of Alex Binek. Pictured here is senior Lilly DeBord perf...

Students explored colligative properties by making homemade ice cream in chemistry class.  The salt in the brine depresses the freezing point so the milk will freeze. 

KHS students in Mr. Clark’s government class are participating in a mock presidential election. They’ve created campaign platforms, videos, posters, and prepared for...

Brad Whitcher, a store manager and meat cutter from Save a Lot, demonstrated how to prepare a whole fryer chicken in Mrs. Johnson’s Foods class. Students learned about the...

This prestigious award is given annually by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to recognize students from across the state as this year's State Scholars. A...

Central Honors Students

March 22, 2019

This week Central Elementary school honored the students that were on the honor roll as well as students with perfect attendance. Pictured are the 4th grade students and parents...