Kewanee District 229 News

23 students were inducted into the Kewanee High School National Honor Society on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in Good’s Gymnasium, with a dinner held in their honor from...

Coach Atwell's Monthly Athletic Reports

In 1973, when Kewanee Hog Days was celebrating its 20th year, the committee at that time felt the need for some type of theme or tagline in honor of the occasion. "Thre...

Foods Class students at Kewanee High School participated in a week-long course administered by Dorothy David of the Henry County Health Department. 39 students passed the exam a...

The third graders at Irving held a March Madness Contig tournament. Each class had a tournament to determine the class winner that would advance to the Championship bracket. The...

Neponset Grade School students receive trophies for outstanding performance on PARCC Testing in 2017.  

​Irving 2nd Grade students celebrated Dental Health Month with a lesson by the School Nurse, Mrs. Pickering, and School Counselor, Miss Mikenas.  During this lesson, studen...

The "Cat in the Hat" visited Rachelle Price's kindergarten "Monkey Room" on Monday, February 26th to kick off Seuss Week in honor of Dr. Seuss&...

Irving students presented their papers at the Community Black History Extravaganza. The third grade had studied and written papers on famous black people. Some then volunteered ...

Pictured are students from Leticia Martinez's Kindergarten class with their Valentine bags and goodies!

The Neponset Grade School Girl's Basketball team placed 4th Thursday night in the BVEC Conference Tournament. This is the first time since 2009 that the Neponset G...

She's taking that impact one step further, with cooking. Baney said she noticed a need among the students where many kids didn't have time to eat after school or befo...

Irving third graders hosted a community open voting period on Wednesday, February 14th for Valentines Day. Students and community members voted for their favorite Vale...

Groundhog Day Research

February 13, 2018

Mrs. Hodge's Belle Kindergarten students learn to research about Groundhog's Day on new Google Chromebooks.

All of the Kindergarten classes dressed up as 100 year olds for the 100th Day of Kindergarten.  Several classes made portraits of themselves as to what they thought they wo...

Irving students celebrated the 100th day of school on Thursday, January 25th by attending Centers.  Centers included activities such as building 100cm structures ...

On January 22, 2018 Irving Third Grade celebrated Science day with a variety of activities. In the morning, every student attended science centers where they made an owl sn...

Gage Williams, the heart beat of the Kewanee Boilermakers. See how he has been inspiring his team with a shot of a lifetime. The young man that has cheered on his teammates, is ...

Shelby Knobloch a college student who wrote a book with Remy Hicks visited Irving 3rd graders to share her love of reading, writing and artwork with them.

  Breakouts are a great way to make content interactive and encourage collaboration among students. Breakouts are a classroom version of an escape room. Studen...

Belle 3rd graders participated in the "12 Days of Kindness". Some things the students did were to collect donations for area nursing homes, sing carols at nursing home...

Making Waves, Kewanee Swimming

December 14, 2017

ILLOWA FCA - Kewanee, IL -- Enthusiasm is bubbling over for eight Kewanee Boilermaker Athletes. They're making waves with the first-ever Kewanee High Swim Team.. As Dan Pear...

Irving School accepted a donation from Crowe Auto Group of coats and boots for students in Pre-K up to grade 3.  Pictured are Jeff Mahaffey and Robin O'Connor. 

Irving PBIS students earned this dance party by meeting their monthly expectation of achieving green or higher every day on their behavior chart by following the 3 R's ...

The Neponset Grade School held their D.A.R.E. Graduation this week for Mrs. Hansen's 4th grade class.  Bureau County Deputy Morse (pictured right) spent the p...