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ArchiTECHS impress at state Lego League competition

Bitter cold and snowy weather didn’t slow down the Miller Middle School  ArchiTECHS Lego League team as they competed at the State FIRST Lego League tournament at Iowa State University last week.  The team presented on their plan to improve … Continue reading

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Fourth graders get creative with intramural activities

Intramurals are often associated with sports, but Marshalltown Schools fourth graders are exercising their minds with programs at all six district elementary schools.  Makerspace, a program which encourages creativity and design, and computer coding activities are being enjoyed by fourth … Continue reading

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New display recognizes Bobcats’ fine arts excellence

Visitors to the Community Auditorium on the Marshalltown High School campus will notice a major change to the reception area of the building.  The new Honorary Fine Arts Wall is on full display and recognizes Bobcat alumni who excelled in … Continue reading

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Students design, build tiny houses to learn about architecture

Miller Middle School seventh graders are working together to learn about architecture and design as part of the Defined STEM Tiny House Architects project. “The goal of the project is to have kids try to create a tiny house that … Continue reading

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MHS senior Jade Tejada to play soccer at Simpson College

Marshalltown High School student Jade Tejada will be playing soccer in Simpson College Storm red and gold after she graduates from high school this spring.  Tejada signed a letter of intent to pursue her academic and athletic career at Simpson … Continue reading

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MCSD staff kick off the new year with professional development

Teachers and other Marshalltown Schools staff gathered in the hundreds across Marshalltown Thursday for valuable professional development time.  High school and middle school staff were provided with presentations and activities through the Capturing Kids Hearts program.  “Capturing Kids Hearts is … Continue reading

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Miller teacher creates portraits, gives to students as keepsakes

Each day, about 128 students pass through Miller Middle School social studies teacher Brett Comegys’ class, and he has made a mission to give each one of those students a self portrait by the end of the school year.  “I … Continue reading

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