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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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Youth Art Month exhibit opens today, reception March 8

The annual Youth Art Month exhibit is now open at the Fisher Community Center, featuring the best artwork created by Marshalltown Community School District students. The art show opening reception will be Saturday, March 8, from 1 to 3pm. Read … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Registration is March 7

Kindergarten Registration for the 2014-2015 school year will be Friday, March 7, 2014, from 9am to 3pm at all Marshalltown elementary schools. Students must be 5 years old by Sept. 15 to enroll for the 2014-2015 school year. Please bring … Continue reading

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PM Kiwanis give to Woodbury Elementary

The PM Kiwanis Club donated $300 to Woodbury Elementary recently, continuing their annual tradition of providing funds for hats, mittens, shoes, socks and other supplies. Martha Edgeton and Ted Kallestad from the PM Kiwanis presented the check to Principal Anel … Continue reading

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Woodbury celebrates return of teacher deployed in Afghanistan

For nearly a year the fence at Woodbury Elementary was decorated with red, white and blue ribbons, each representing a wish for Richard Ortega, the teacher who left last November for deployment in Afghanistan. The ribbons remained on the fence … Continue reading

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Woodbury Duck Dash raises money for playground

Woodbury Elementary held its Inaugural Duck Dash last night in Linn Creek, raising funds for new early childhood playground equipment. More than 600 ducks were sold for $5 each. Seven business sponsors also purchased ducks for larger sums. The “Corporate … Continue reading

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City kids learn farm life: Fairgrounds hosts event Thursday

Nearly 400 fourth grade students in Marshalltown got a hands-on learning lesson about life on the farm Thursday. The 13th annual Farm to Table event presented by the Marshall County Farm Bureau was held at the Central Iowa Fairgrounds. Several … Continue reading

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Gwendolyn F. Hinecker gifts $1.5 million for scholarship trust

When Gwendolyn F. Hinecker passed away Aug. 9, 2012, at the age of 101, she left the bulk of her estate – worth an estimated $1.5 million – to the Gwendolyn F. and Lucian L. Hinecker Scholarship Trust. The income … Continue reading

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Back-to-School events scheduled in August

Several back-to-school events and orientations are planned in August. On Thursday, Aug. 15, Marshalltown High School will hold Freshmen/New Student Orientation from 4pm to 5:30pm. Students will be able to meet staff, find their lockers and tour the school. Also … Continue reading

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Garza named next Woodbury Elementary principal

Anel Garza de Sandoval will be the next principal at Woodbury Elementary beginning July 1, 2013. Before becoming associate principal at Perry Elementary in Perry, Iowa, in 2012, Garza was a classroom teacher at Woodbury Elementary for 10 years, teaching … Continue reading

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