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Bobcat Baseball & Softball Coaches Announced

Marshalltown High School has announced the hiring of two new coaches that will be taking over this summer’s Bobcat athletic programs. Jason Bowers has been named head coach of the Bobcat softball program and Allen Mann has been named interim … Continue reading

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Miller FIRST Lego League Robotics team qualifies for state competition

The Miller Middle School Waterboys FIRST Lego League Robotics team were crowned champions at their regional competition earlier this month. Now they set their sights on the state-level contest, which is set for Saturday, Jan. 28 at Iowa State University … Continue reading

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Four earn Employee of the Quarter honors

Four exemplary Marshalltown CSD staff members have been recognized with an Employee of the Quarter award for the First Quarter of 2022-23. The honorees include: All four were nominated by their peers for their dedication to student success, positivity with … Continue reading

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“One of Marshalltown’s finest” – Franklin Elementary teacher named among five Iowa Teacher of the Year finalists

Longtime Franklin Elementary kindergarten teacher Amy Phillips was among the five finalists for this year’s Iowa Teacher of the Year Award. Franklin Principal Tim Holmgren, who nominated Phillips for the award last spring, called the 31-year educator “One of Marshalltown’s … Continue reading

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Marshalltown School Board, superintendent earn major plaudits at IASB Annual Conference

All seven members of the Marshalltown CSD Board of Education, as well as Superintendent Dr. Theron Schutte, were recognized at the 2022 Iowa Association of School Boards (IASB) Annual Conference. Each school board member – President Sean Heitmann, Vice President … Continue reading

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ICTM President Shindelar sees virtual reality platform in action at MHS

Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) President Angie Shindelar got a first-hand look at the cutting-edge PRISMS virtual reality platform at Marshalltown High School on Friday. Hosting Shindelar were MHS math teacher Justine Greig and a class of sophomore … Continue reading

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Miller teachers talk benefits of History with Doodles at 2022 ITEC Conference

Miller Middle School teachers Brett Comegys and Angie Lovell shared a unique, successful strategy they are using to help students engage with classroom content at the 2022 Iowa Technology & Education Conference (ITEC) Conference this week. The duo demonstrated how … Continue reading

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Students present research at World Food Prize Global Youth Institute

Marshalltown High School students Yessenia Alvarez Zamora and Landon Stanley were selected to attend the 2022 World Food Prize Global Youth Institute, where they presented their research on addressing food insecurity. In presenting her research, Alvarez Zamora suggested using biochar … Continue reading

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New PRISMS virtual reality platform, MHS Esports program already showing positive impacts

Marshalltown High School students are already enjoying the benefits of two new, exciting opportunities available for the first time this school year.  District leaders, including members of the Marshalltown School Board, explored the new Esports program and the cutting-edge PRISMS … Continue reading

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National School Bus Safety Week offers important reminders

The 2022-23 school year is in full swing, and big, yellow school buses are again a common sight on weekday mornings and afternoons throughout Marshalltown. National School Bus Safety Week, running from Oct. 17-21, offers a great opportunity for everyone … Continue reading

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