Monthly Archives: May 2012

Fisher students hold Reader’s Theater in “Cat’s Café”

For a little while on Tuesday, May 15, Courtney Lenz’s third grade classroom at Fisher Elementary took on the appearances of a hip and trendy bistro. Tables were set, (battery-operated) candles flickered, and light refreshments were served. It wasn’t the … Continue reading

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MCSD students win meritorious awards at Project Share

Marshalltown students received four of the 10 “meritorious awards” granted during Project Share, the two-day student project showcase May 10-11, 2012, at Marshalltown Community College. Approximately 80 projects from 17 area school districts were judged on each day, with five … Continue reading

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Orchestras hold Spring Pops Concert May 15

All orchestras in the Marshalltown Community School District will present their annual Spring Pops concert Tuesday, May 15, at 7pm in the MHS/Community Auditorium. This year’s theme is Rock & R oll. There will be a mix of classic and … Continue reading

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Senator Harkin’s staff tour Woodbury Elementary

Representatives from U.S. Senator Tom Harkin’s office visited Woodbury Elementary May 10, observing classrooms and learning more about the Dual Language Program. Laura Sands and Omar Padilla from Sen. Harkin’s office in Des Moines met with Principal Sarah Johnson; Dr. … Continue reading

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New math curriculum, more AP courses heading for MHS

This fall Marshalltown High School will implement a new math curriculum, as well as add more Advanced Placement course offerings for students. The new curriculum has a more traditional class format, with a year each of Algebra I, Geometry and … Continue reading

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Project Share begins Thursday

Marshalltown Community School District is co-sponsoring the annual “Project Share” event with Marshalltown Community College Thursday and Friday, May 10-11, at MCC. Seventeen area school districts have registered a total of 210 students to attend, with May 10 being designated for third and fourth … Continue reading

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MHS musicians earn honors at IHSMA Large Group Festival

Marshalltown High School musicians competed at the IHSMA Large Group Festival May 4-5, bringing home a number of top honors. The orchestra competed at Valley High School in West Des Moines Friday, May 4, earning a Division I rating from … Continue reading

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MHS student will head to national speech contest

Ilene Finn said she didn’t even expect to win a local speech contest this spring. So her current run to a national competition has surprised her. The Marshalltown High School sophomore has advanced to the national event of the National … Continue reading

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MHS students invited to Iowa Youth Institute

Marshalltown High School students Abby Snyder and Emma Runquist were among 300 Iowa high school students invited to attend the first Iowa Youth Institute held at Iowa State University Monday, April 30. This new program, an extension of the World … Continue reading

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MHS senior wins National Merit Scholarship

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced today that Marshalltown High School senior Molly Finn is winner of a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship. The 2,500 Merit Scholar winners were chosen from a talent pool or more than 15,000 outstanding finalists in … Continue reading

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