Category Archives: School News

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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Renovate the Roundhouse meets $1 million Martha-Ellen Tye Foundation Challenge Grant

As of Friday, March 28, $1 million dollars has been raised to match the $1 million Martha-Ellen Tye Challenge Grant for the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse renovation! Thursday, March 27, two major donors stepped up with generous donations to reach … Continue reading

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Student gets hooked on reading

Lauren Wall has become a success story by her ability to read more stories. Wall, 9, a third grader at Fisher Elementary School, has increased her ability to read this past school year by leaps and bounds. Read Lauren’s spotlight … Continue reading

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Hoglan Family Reading Night a success

More than 200 students and their families attended the annual Family Reading Night at Hoglan Elementary Tuesday, March 25. An estimated 350 people came through the school between 6:00 and 7:30pm. The works of Mo Willems were the featured reading, … Continue reading

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‘Anything Goes’ taps into MHS this weekend: Spring musical to run three shows

Tap dancing, singing, comedy and acting – all by Marshalltown High School students. The aptly-named MHS spring musical “Anything Goes” will have a little bit of everything during its three performances this weekend. The musical will be held at 7:30 … Continue reading

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Roundhouse reaps biggest grant during awards night: Community Foundation gives $105,000 in grants

The Marshalltown High School Roundhouse renovation received yet another big grant boost, this time in the form of $15,000 from the Community Foundation of Marshall County Tuesday night. “It’s amazing that the Community Foundation feels the same way that we … Continue reading

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