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Pizza Hut, Wendy’s make delicious additions to student meals

Providing meals to students is a Marshalltown Community School District priority, especially in the current time of crisis, and this week restaurants Pizza Hut and Wendy’s offered yummy surprises for students in support of the district’s meals program. Students who … Continue reading

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Heritage Spanish Resource Center classroom coming to Marshalltown High School

A Heritage Spanish Resource Center will be coming to a Marshalltown High School classroom after a successful grant application by MHS Spanish teacher Kristin Stuchis. “I am honored, humbled, and excited to receive the Lori Ann Schwab ‘95 Alumni Grant,” … Continue reading

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Elementary students find resourceful, creative ways to make art

Creating art is an important part of the education of young Bobcats, and being unable to physically attend art classes has not stopped students’ creative drive. Elementary art teachers Danielle Platt, Nancy Cross and Maggie Parks have encouraged their students … Continue reading

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Sibling students create daily publication, build creativity skills

Sibling Bobcat students James and Lily Marquess are making the most of their time at home from school during the public health situation; the two have produced a daily publication – “Marquess Mayhem” – each day since schools closed in … Continue reading

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Marshalltown Tennis Complex construction project being live-streamed

Work has begun to improve the tennis complex at Marshalltown High School, and a live stream of the project went online Friday afternoon. The live stream enables community members to check in on the project, which will add six new … Continue reading

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MCSD nurses’ hard work recognized on National School Nurse Day

May 6, 2020 is National School Nurse Day, and MCSD’s nine school nurses have played a key role in the district’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This year, National School Nurse Day comes with the theme of “School Nurses: Supporting … Continue reading

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Teachers discuss why they love what they do in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week

Each year, the incredible work of teachers is celebrated during Teacher Appreciation Week. Teachers at Marshalltown Schools shape young Bobcats’ minds and ensure their pupils are prepared for life after school; in recent weeks, they have stepped up their efforts … Continue reading

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Class of 2020 seniors recognized by MCSD

Dozens of volunteers from Marshalltown High School and Marshalltown Learning Academy are distributing free MCSD Class of 2020 yard signs to senior students and their families in recognition of their unique senior year. This year’s group of seniors has stayed … Continue reading

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Miller Middle School receives national recognition for commitment to empowering students

Miller Middle School has been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Gateway. It is one of just 176 middle schools across the U.S. to … Continue reading

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Marshalltown High School Math Team qualifies for Midwest Regionals

The Marshalltown High School Math Team impressed during state-level competition last weekend, earning a qualification for the Midwest Regionals competition. The Math Team students – seniors Zach Swartz, Trevor Ketcham, and Jay Drummer; junior Marek Jablonski; and freshman Derek Ketcham … Continue reading

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