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MHS alum, wrestling hall-of-famer Larry Jackson celebrated

Four decades after graduating from Marshalltown High School, Class of 1981 alum Larry Jackson returned to the Roundhouse on Thursday evening as his remarkable wrestling and coaching career was celebrated. Jackson was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, … Continue reading

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Woodbury student interviews pilots, learns about aviation

Woodbury Elementary third-grader Theo Lewis has a deep interest in airplanes – from crop dusters to supersonic jets – and he has applied his interest through research projects this semester.  Theo said his first experience flying in an airplane sparked … Continue reading

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U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley visits MHS government students

Government students at Marshalltown High School met longtime U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley as part of the senator’s tour of the Iowa’s 99 counties Wednesday.  Grassley – the President Pro-Tempore of the U.S. Senate – shared information about lawmaking at the … Continue reading

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Marshalltown Schools Health Services staff receive COVID-19 vaccine

All over the country, healthcare personnel are receiving the first round of COVID-19 vaccinations, and Marshalltown Schools Health Services staff joined those ranks on Thursday.   School nurses and health aides received their first dose of the vaccine at McFarland Clinic, … Continue reading

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Rogers Elementary students add to Caring Project efforts

Bobcat students have completed another great Caring Project this holiday season, this time focusing on the hospital employees who have worked tirelessly to keep Marshalltown residents healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Students at Rogers Elementary School have created kind “Thank … Continue reading

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MHS Astronomy class hosts viewing of space spectacle at Green Castle

A rare astronomical event has been unfolding in the starry sky over Marshalltown this month, and the Marshalltown High School Astronomy class invited community members to view the spectacle through telescopes at Green Castle Recreation Area Monday evening. The giant … Continue reading

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Two MHS seniors selected to serve in Legislative Page program at Iowa Capitol

Four years ago, an eighth grade trip to the State Capitol Building sparked an interest in students Abbey Welden and Mary Kate Gruening; starting in January, the MHS seniors will fulfill longtime goals by serving as legislative Pages. A Page … Continue reading

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Elementary students, staff get creative with Caring Projects

Each year, several Bobcat students and staff members take part in generous Caring Projects to support the Marshalltown community during the holiday season.  One effort bringing smiles to many faces across Marshalltown took place at Franklin Elementary School this week, … Continue reading

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Bobcat students team up to provide live stream programming

The MHS Bobcats worked as a school-wide team – from the wrestling mat to the swimming pool to the sidelines – during Senior Night events this week. To ensure senior student-athletes felt seen by friends and family who could not … Continue reading

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MHS students enjoy new Intro to Agriculture course

Agriculture is a leading industry in Iowa, and a new course at Marshalltown High School is bringing hands-on agricultural education to Bobcat students.  MHS Introduction to Agriculture teacher Tara Leytham said students have enjoyed the coursework and activities, which focus … Continue reading

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