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Triple threat: MHS student earns three Microsoft certifications

Raffael Nueser is the first Marshalltown High School student to receive three Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications utilizing Microsoft IT Academy. MHS was one of 150 schools in Iowa to receive funding for Microsoft IT Academy curriculum materials. Access to … Continue reading

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Sticky situation for Franklin principal: Holmgren taped to chair for a good cause

Through the years, Franklin Elementary School Principal Tim Holmgren has not been afraid to embarrass himself as long as it raises money for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Holmgren took it to another level Wednesday as he let … Continue reading

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MHS Class of 2014 heads out into world: MHS graduates 357 Sunday

The last graduating class of Marshalltown High School in the current Roundhouse sent the gym out on a high note, said MHS Principal Aiddy Phomvisay during the 139th annual commencement ceremony Sunday. A total of 357 seniors were honored with … Continue reading

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$1.6 million for Class of 2014

At MHS Awards Night 81 seniors were recognized for scholarship earnings totaling almost $1.6 million, with more than $800,000 earned for their first year alone! Well done, Bobcats!

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‘Best buds’ look out for each other: Hoglan fourth graders have bond

When Pedro Torres and Manuel Morales met two years ago they became fast friends. Now, the fourth graders at Hoglan Elementary School have a strong bond. Their teacher, Gena Graglia, said the two represent what friendship means. Read their full … Continue reading

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Anson students plant garden near playground: Produce will be used to make salsa

There’s a new attraction near the playground at Anson Elementary School but it’s not a slide or a swing. Anson students, along with two Marshalltown Hy-Vee staff members, planted a salsa garden Thursday morning. Read the full story in today’s … Continue reading

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School district honors longtime, retiring staff

Staff with the Marshalltown Community School District came together Wednesday to honor longtime employees and those retiring this year at the Marshalltown Education Association spring tea. Read the full story in today’s Marshalltown Times-Republican.

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Miller hosts 7th annual Soccer Shootout

More than 140 students participated in the 7th annual Miller Middle School Soccer Shootout Wednesday, May 7, at Franklin Field. The tournament ran from 2:45pm to 6:45pm, with eight boys teams and four girls team competing in the tournament. Tournament … Continue reading

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Marshalltown students excel at CTE Extravaganza

Marshalltown Community College hosted the second annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Extravaganza Wednesday, April 30, with area schools showcasing their talents in areas ranging from welding to cake decorating. Marshalltown Community School District, GMG, East Marshall, West Marshall and … Continue reading

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Miller duo advance to National History Day

Miller Middle School students Jacqueline Wahl and Victoria Johnson will complete in the National History Day contest June 15-19 in College Park, Maryland. Wahl and Johnson qualified for the national competition after advancing through district and state contests. Their group … Continue reading

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