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MHS instructional coach receives Distinguished Service Award from state association

Marshalltown High School instructional coach Brad Weidenaar received the Distinguished Service Award from the Iowa Council of Teachers of English during a conference on October 12. Weidenaar said he was honored to receive the award, which is highest honor given … Continue reading

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Latin Dance Group revived at MHS

Marshalltown High School Spanish teacher Charlotte Santana is ecstatic that a once-dormant Latin Dance Group at the school is now flourishing. With now more than 30 students, the group meets after school four days a week learning salsa, merengue and … Continue reading

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MHS graduate receives 40 under 40 engineering award

Sanborn a leader of San Francisco firm Stet Sanborn said it’s important to never stop learning. His can-do, positive attitude and a thirst for knowledge has led him to be named a recipient of the Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine 40 under … Continue reading

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Instrumental in providing instruments

Lenihan band teacher promotes student participation Lenihan Intermediate School Band Director Paul Sibbel doesn’t let anything get in the way if a student wants to participate in band. The most important aspect – getting an instrument – is something he … Continue reading

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New equipment helps Marshalltown Learning Academy students build real-world skills

New equipment has arrived at Marshalltown Learning Academy to help build real-world skills for students. The two new systems include Mechatronics and Mechanical Fabrication. Mechatronics The Mechatronics system equipment is specialized for learning manufacturing skills. The rise of automation requires … Continue reading

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“Hamilton” musical experience a “fantastic” trip

One hundred Marshalltown High School students had a “fantastic” trip to Minneapolis on October 4 to see the “Hamilton” musical at the Orpheum Theatre. Students in American History and AP Government classes taught by Tim Johnson and Brad Rahmiller at … Continue reading

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Inktober off to creative start at Miller Middle School

Dozens of students at Miller Middle School in Marshalltown are producing some amazing work in a national effort called Inktober. Led by Miller art teachers Melissa Thelen and Baily Klammer, Inktober has students create a different ink drawing every day … Continue reading

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