Kewanee District 229 News

Let the Valentines Day contest begin! Irving third grade students created Valemtines Day boxes and the community was invited to come vote on their favorites. Proceeds go to heal...

In cooperation with WKEI/Sean Kernan, Irving Third grade students created and contributed to the Valentines for Veterans program sponsored by Cheri Bustos' Office. With Irvi...

Irving third grade students from last year donated their pop bottle biographies doll display for the Community Black History Extravaganza.  The Extravigana was held&nb...

Neponset Grade School Holds DARE Graduation   The Neponset Grade School graduated eleven fourth grade students from the Bureau County D.A.R.E. Pro...

Mrs. Burhorn’s  first grade class studied phases of the moon using Oreo cookies. They explored the waxing and waning crescent moon as well as the waxing gibbous moon....

Kewanee Boys Basketball team won the Colmone Classic Championship on Satureday, December 14th, 65-48 over Rock Falls.  In Friday's semifinal, Kewanee advanced by winnin...

Irving Reading Tree

December 9, 2019

Irving's reading program is growing! Each of the leaves/pumpkins/turkeys/ornaments represents the number of books that students have read. Each month we will continue to add...

Irving School: Ms. Newman's second grade class were able to visit with our local police. Chief Ainley and Officer Woods visited on Nov. 4 to answer questions and enjoy ...

2019 Pumpkin Palooza

October 29, 2019

Every year the second grade hosts a pumpkin contest in decorating pumpkins. Students are encouraged to use their imagination and create unique pumpkins. The following are some o...

Farmer Jason visits again!

October 28, 2019

Lyle and Belle Alexander students helped Farmer Jason wish his mom a happy birthday at his annual concert in Petersen Auditorium. Farmer Jason was born in Kewanee and grew up in...

Belle Alexander students in the Turtle classroom got to experience the parts of a pumpkin in a hands-on learning experience Friday. In class, students learned about the life cyc...

Kewanee High School Marching Band drum majors Gabe Johnson and Neeva Baney took home the 1st place drum major award for class 2A at the WIU marching band competition. The band a...

  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 beat of their ow...

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!!