Category Archives: School News

Blue & White Classic nets 344 items for Emergency Food Box

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Anson Elementary staff raise $400 for ALS research, principal takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Anson Elementary took a slightly different spin on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Principal Ronnie Manis challenged his staff to raise $100 for ALS research. If they did so, he’d take the challenge. In less than a week they raised … Continue reading

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Six MHS students named AP Scholars

Six Marshalltown High School students and recent graduates earned AP Scholar designations in recognition of their high scores on Advanced Placement Examinations. Seniors Chandler Fisher and Ellen Podhajsky were both named AP Scholars for receiving scores of 3 or higher … Continue reading

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MHS Envirothon places third at North American Stewardship Challenge

The Marshalltown High School “Whales” Envirothon team placed third at the North American Stewardship Challenge held Aug. 2-5 at the Loyola University Conference and Retreat Center in Woodstock, Ill. The team, comprised of Sean Finn, Wynn Tann, Dayanna Carrera, Madison … Continue reading

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Patrick Rial named associate principal at Miller Middle School

Patrick Rial is the new associate principal at Miller Middle School. Rial has been elementary assistant principal and At-Risk coordinator for Fort Dodge Community School District since 2011. He has teaching experience at Fort Dodge, Davenport, Saydel and Houston, Texas. … Continue reading

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Beatles tribute band to perform benefit concert

Not only did Emerson/Fisher make a $250,000 donation to the Roundhouse renovation, but Emerson is also bringing in a world-renowned band to take the stage at the Marshalltown High School Auditorium on Friday, Aug. 22! The Return is a Beatles … Continue reading

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Statement regarding Student Code of Conduct and expectations for student athletes

There have been many comments, opinions, and heated reactions this week regarding the widely-reported story of a high school student receiving a three-game suspension for Student Code of Conduct violations. If the over-simplified and incomplete facts as represented in reports … Continue reading

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