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Emerson/Fisher donates $250K to Roundhouse renovation

One of the biggest employers in Marshalltown is stepping up in a big way to help the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse renovation. Emerson/Fisher announced a donation of $250,000 to the project Tuesday, which updates the gym at the school. “We … Continue reading

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End-of-year assembly includes surprise proposal

Thursday was a day of celebration for Fisher Elementary. Students and staff gathered outside for an end-of-the-year assembly, handing out awards for attendance and positive behavior, marking the close of a successful school year. As the school celebrated the end, … Continue reading

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Woodbury students raise $1,542.69 for splash pads

As Marshalltown students prepare for Summer Break, students at Woodbury are working hard to support safe, fun options for their peers. On Tuesday students celebrated a big step toward that goal, presenting a check for $1,542.69 to Splash 4 Life, … Continue reading

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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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