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Marshalltown students awarded at State Lego League tournament

Two teams of students from the Marshalltown Community School District received awards at the State Lego League tournament in Ames on January 13. The Miller Middle School 8th grade Robocats received an overall core values honorable mention certificate.  The Robocats … Continue reading

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Miller eighth grader wins school’s spelling bee

Miller Middle School eighth grader Phoebe Hermanson won the school’s annual spelling bee on January 12 and advances to the state contest. A total of 25 finalists competed in seven rounds of spelling at the Miller bee. Hermanson’s championship word was … Continue reading

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MHS junior selected as a finalist in Know Your Constitution contest

Marshalltown High School junior Jane Ragland was selected as a finalist in the Know Your Constitution contest from the Iowa State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division. Jane was one of 100 finalists recognized from across the state at a luncheon … Continue reading

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MLA teachers selected for STEM Innovator program at University of Iowa

Two Marshalltown Learning Academy teachers have been selected to be part of the STEM Innovator program at the University of Iowa. Nicole Critchfield, career development and STEM coordinator at MLA, and Brighid Mathews, ELL teacher at MLA, will be taking … Continue reading

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Classes combine to build game sets at MHS

Students in two very different classes at Marshalltown High School came together for a project that not only helped them learn, but also will help their fellow classmates. Students in the fashion design and merchandising class taught by Jaime Anderson … Continue reading

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Six elementary schools each receive $1,000 donations from JBS and UFCW

For the second straight year, JBS and the United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1149 provided $1,000 donations to each of the six elementary schools in the Marshalltown Community School District.  The money comes from a multicultural fund at JBS … Continue reading

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Lenihan students hold publishing party for research reports

Fifth grade students in the Route 66 neighborhood at Lenihan Intermediate School held a publishing party to celebrate their recent research reports prior to heading off for winter break. The students read each other’s reports on the colonies and provided … Continue reading

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