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STEP program at MHS awards grants to community

Students Teaching and Empowering Philanthropy (STEP) held a grant awards ceremony at the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse team room on April 18. STEP includes students from MHS and is led by Heidi Dalal of the Martha-Ellen Tye Foundation. STEP utilizes grant … Continue reading

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MHS inducts newest members into National Honor Society

Marshalltown High School inducted the newest group of students into the National Honor Society during a ceremony held at the MHS/Community Auditorium on April 18. Students are selected for the National Honor Society by displaying character, leadership and service qualities … Continue reading

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Graduation rate increases at MHS

Marshalltown High School saw its student graduation rate increase by 4 percent in the past year, according to recent numbers released by the Iowa Department of Education. The rate increased from 84 percent in 2016 to 88 percent in 2017. … Continue reading

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MHS places fourth at state Envirothon competition

Marshalltown High School placed fourth in the state Envirothon competition, which was held at the YMCA Camp of Des Moines in Boone on April 16. MHS placed first in the oral presentation category with their management plan for the Marietta … Continue reading

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MHS participates in state solo/ensemble music contest

Marshalltown High School participated in the state solo/ensemble music contest on April 14 at Dowling Catholic High School in West Des Moines. MHS had 75 students compete, according to MHS instrumental music director Brett Umthun. “Our students received outstanding ratings … Continue reading

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Three receive Employee of the Quarter awards

Three Marshalltown Community School District employees were honored with Employee of the Quarter awards for the third quarter of the school year recently including Connie Reinert, Bob Rush and Elaine Johnson. Reinert is in her 17th year as administrative assistant … Continue reading

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Donation made to Franklin Elementary School in honor of former teacher

Friends and former co-workers of the late Ann Jass made a donation in her honor at the place where she impacted so many youth. A donation of $600 was made to Franklin Elementary School in Ann’s honor from the group. … Continue reading

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