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MHS hosts CIML Art Show

Marshalltown High School hosted the CIML Art Show Wednesday, with MHS students earning three blue ribbons, five honorable mentions, and Best in Show for 3D artwork. Ames, Fort Dodge, Waukee, West Des Moines and Mason City showcased the best of … Continue reading

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MHS wins state Envirothon

Marshalltown High School secured its 8th state Envirothon title yesterday, winning the Iowa championship at Springbrook State Park in Guthrie Center. MHS had two teams competing April 7: the “Marshalltown Whales 1” and “Marshalltown Whales 2”. The Whales 1 placed … Continue reading

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Franklin wins Elementary Battle of the Books

Franklin Elementary won the third annual Marshalltown Elementary Battle of the Books held Thursday, April 3, at Marshalltown Public Library. Teams of 5-6 students squared off in three rounds (plus a tie-breaker round) answering reading comprehension questions. Students competed in … Continue reading

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Third grader works extremely hard: Woodbury student wants to teach others

Of all the students Karen Roessler has taught in her 30-year career, current Woodbury Elementary School third grader Jessica Buenrostro stands out. “Jessica works harder than any student I’ve ever had,” said Roessler, who is her reading teacher. Read Jessica’s … Continue reading

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Marshalltown students advance to state National History Day

Marshalltown Schools will send three projects to the state National History Day contest April 28 at the State Historical Society of Iowa. Extended Learning Program (ELP) students from Lenihan Intermediate, Miller Middle School and Marshalltown High School were part of … Continue reading

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Miller students earn ribbons at ITEC Fair

Nineteen Miller Middle School students participated in the Central Iowa Student Technology Fair at Iowa State University Tuesday, April 1, earning numerous honors. The students, all part of the Extended Learning Program, were among 200 students representing more than 15 … Continue reading

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Rogers holds after school “jump-a-thon”

Rogers Elementary held a Jump Rope for the Heart “jump-a-thon” March 20 at the National Guard Armory, with 32 students raising $600 for the American Heart Association. The jump-a-thon was held from 3:30 to 5:30pm and helped raise awareness about … Continue reading

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MHS 4th at Iowa Science Olympiad

Marshalltown High School placed fourth out of 14 teams at the Iowa Science Olympiad held Saturday, March 29, at Coe College in Cedar Rapids. MHS competed in 22 events, with students earning top three medals in 10 events: Boomilever – … Continue reading

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MHS student earns accolades at State Science Fair

Marshalltown High School senior Adam Willman earned the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s “Moving the Planet Forward” award at the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa March 28 for his microbiology research. Willman’s project, “The Use Of Bacteriophages to … Continue reading

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MHS Envirothon teams qualify for state

Both Envirothon teams from Marshalltown High School will compete at the state championship after taking the top two spots at the West Des Moines DMACC regional competition Thursday, March 20. Envirothon is a team competition testing high school students on … Continue reading

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