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Fort Madison
Middle School

Meet Lisa Knipe – Fort Madison Middle School

Lisa Knipe is a band teacher for grades 6-8 at Fort Madison Middle School. She grew up on a farm in Davenport, Iowa and graduated from Davenport West in 1985. Ms. Knipe went to the University of Iowa to receive her undergraduate degree. She then received her master’s in Music Education from Western Illinois University. Ms. Knipe has been teaching at Fort Madison Middle School for all thirty years of her teaching career. “I enjoy scrapbooking, gardening, sewing, singing in my church choir, directing our bell choir and baking for others. I also enjoy playing my euphonium in the Nauvoo City

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Meet Lisa Knipe – Fort Madison Middle School

Lisa Knipe is a band teacher for grades 6-8 at Fort Madison Middle School. She grew up on a farm in Davenport, Iowa and graduated from Davenport West in 1985. Ms. Knipe went to the University of Iowa to receive her undergraduate degree. She then

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From The Newsroom

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  • Volleyball: 7th Game vs Ottumwa (Away)

    Starts at 4:30 pm at: Evans Middle School - Ottumwa

  • Volleyball: 8th Game vs Ottumwa (Home)

    Starts at 4:30 pm at: Fort Madison Middle School, Main Gym

  • Football: JV Game vs Burlington (Home)

    Starts at 6:00 pm at: Fort Madison High School, Track/ Football Field

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THE 4-8 EXPERIENCE

The Fort Madison Community School District is proud to be able to offer a 4-8 Middle School experience to our students. The 4-8 program is unique in that students get to come back to the same building for five years, but experience a whole new atmosphere catered to their developmental needs. Grades are separated by different wings of the building.

Only at school-wide functions and assemblies do students find themselves with kids of all ages. This separation helps students to develop relationships with peers their own age, learn based on their development needs, and transition with ease.

laying the foundation for a lifetime of success

Todd Dirth: Principal

todd.dirth@fmcsd.org

laying the foundation for a lifetime of success

Christina Schelich: Associate Principal

christina.schelich@fmcsd.org

Contact us
319 372 4687

502 48th St, Fort Madison, IA 52627

laying the foundation for a lifetime of success