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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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Celebrating the holiday season

Winter break has come to Marshalltown Schools, and across the district students and staff took time to celebrate the season with ugly sweaters, gift-giving and charitable donations before classes ended for calendar year 2019. Elementary students sing, show appreciation for … Continue reading

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MHS students showcase poetry skills

The 12th Annual Marshalltown High School Poetry Out Loud contest provided engaging, thought-provoking competition earlier this week.  The contest winner, junior Olivia Adams-Zmolek, will for the third year in a row represent the Marshalltown Bobcats at the Iowa Poetry Out … Continue reading

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Community kindness

Fundraiser addresses outstanding student lunch accounts   Many generous Marshalltown community members and businesses have been working hard to raise funds to address outstanding student lunch account debt in recent weeks, and their work was recognized by the Marshalltown School … Continue reading

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Rogers Elementary students, staff collect items for Emergency Food Box

Rogers Elementary students and staff celebrated the season of giving by collecting food items for the Emergency Food Box.  The donations were collected for the month of December and students learned the value of caring for others in need. Both … Continue reading

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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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