Kirn Middle School

100 North Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503 (view map)
P(712) 328-6454
F(712) 328-6554
Dr. Melissa Byington
School Administrative Manager:

Mrs. Kelly McGreevy
Assistant Principals:
  • Mr. Mike Johnson
  • Ms. Melanie Shellberg
School Hours
Monday: 7:55 AM - 1:15 PM
Tuesday-Friday: 7:55 AM - 2:55 PM

"The greatest defense of democracy lies in the development of strong character in its youth!"

— Gerald W. Kirn, "Where There is No Vision," Address to the Iowa State Teacher's Association, 1941

Welcome to Kirn Middle School

Gerald W. Kirn Middle School, located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is a public middle school in the Council Bluffs Community School District. Kirn is an academic institution that offers a variety of educational and recreational opportunities for students in grades six through eight. Courses include computer applications, Spanish, vocal music, band, orchestra and fine arts classes. Kirn offers a range of extra-curricular activities,  and athletics. Kirn students proceed to Abraham Lincoln High School.


Important Dates To Remember:

* If you are looking for information on Athletics please see the Events tab.

Health Office – Imm Letter 2014 Bilingual (1)

Leadership Acadamy

*** Kirn has window clings for sale in the main office. What a good way to show Lynx Pride!


***Wednesday April 23rd -Wednesday April 30th, Spring Book Fair – Open 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM (Sponsored by the Booster Club)

***Thursday, April 24th – Next Year’s 7th Grade Show Choir Try-Outs after school

***Monday April 28th, Incoming 6th Grade Parent Night, 6:00pm-8:00pm

***Thursday May 1st, Next Year’s 8th Grade Show Choir Try-Outs after school

*** Tuesday May 13th , Green, Orange, and Purple Teams Field Trip to TD Ameritrade 11:45 AM-2:45 PM

***Wednesday May 14th – 6th grade track meet – rain date is scheduled for Friday May 16th. (Lewis Central will be hosting this event), 9:30am-3pm

***Thursday May 15th, Grade 8 visit to ALHS. Blue Team leaves at 9:45 AM and Gold Team leaves at 12:15 PM

*** Wednesday, June 4th – Last Day of School

*** June 2014, Ted E. Bear Hollow Camp at A.L. (More details when the date gets closer)