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Marshalltown students sweep calendar art contest

The Marshall County Landfill calendar contest winners were honored at the Marshalltown Public Library earlier this week. From left: Back row – Nancy Mach of the Marshall County Landfill, Keyla Castellanos Perez, Katelynn Hagen, Faith Sommerlot, Romina Avina and Arianie … Continue reading

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Marshalltown Learning Academy receives $10k STEM grant award

Marshalltown Learning Academy is one of a handful of schools across Iowa to be awarded a STEM BEST Program Enhancement Fund grant by the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council.  The school was awarded $10,000 for the current school year after … Continue reading

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Lego League students show project to Noon Optimists

The Lenihan Intermediate School Lego League team – the City Shaping Robot Bananas – presented their project presentation and programming to the Marshalltown Noon Optimist Club this week.  The FIRST Lego League’s theme for the year is city shaping, which … Continue reading

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New gym hosts inaugural basketball game

The Marshalltown Bobcats JV2 girls basketball team became a part of school history Friday evening as they faced Des Moines East in the new auxiliary gymnasium at the Roundhouse.  As the ball was tipped off, the first ever competitive basketball … Continue reading

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Lenihan students graduate from Teach Them to Swim program

A great local program has 39 more graduates after a ceremony earlier this week.  The Teach Them to Swim program was borne out of a tragic few weeks in 2012 when several young people died while swimming in the Iowa River. … Continue reading

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Students’ bilingualism to be celebrated at graduation

Marshalltown High School is eager to honor members of the 2020 graduating class with Iowa’s Seal of Biliteracy. This award celebrates bilingualism and certifies the language proficiency students hold in two or more languages. During the week of Dec.16, eligible … Continue reading

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Marshalltown Schools fully reimbursed by IRS

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has fully reimbursed the Marshalltown Community School District in the amount of $642,149.51 – the IRS had initially charged the fines in 2018 due to a payroll reporting oversight. “That was really good news,” district … Continue reading

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