Tag Archives: Franklin Elementary

Sticky situation for Franklin principal: Holmgren taped to chair for a good cause

Through the years, Franklin Elementary School Principal Tim Holmgren has not been afraid to embarrass himself as long as it raises money for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Holmgren took it to another level Wednesday as he let … Continue reading

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Franklin wins Elementary Battle of the Books

Franklin Elementary won the third annual Marshalltown Elementary Battle of the Books held Thursday, April 3, at Marshalltown Public Library. Teams of 5-6 students squared off in three rounds (plus a tie-breaker round) answering reading comprehension questions. Students competed in … Continue reading

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Youth Art Month exhibit opens today, reception March 8

The annual Youth Art Month exhibit is now open at the Fisher Community Center, featuring the best artwork created by Marshalltown Community School District students. The art show opening reception will be Saturday, March 8, from 1 to 3pm. Read … Continue reading

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Franklin Elementary celebrates a century of learning

On Jan. 30, 2014, Franklin Elementary celebrated one hundred years of learning, inviting former teachers and principals to a special assembly filled with memories, trivia, and excitement for the future. Constructed in 1913, Franklin Elementary opened its doors Jan. 5, … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Registration is March 7

Kindergarten Registration for the 2014-2015 school year will be Friday, March 7, 2014, from 9am to 3pm at all Marshalltown elementary schools. Students must be 5 years old by Sept. 15 to enroll for the 2014-2015 school year. Please bring … Continue reading

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Globetrotter makes spin though town: Team will play Jan. 5 at Roundhouse

A Harlem Globetrotter visited Marshalltown Monday and brought with him all the basketball-whirling tricks one would expect. He also brought a message of anti-bullying and trying your best to students at two schools in town. Brawley “Cheese” Chisholm, 27, visited … Continue reading

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Hard worker shows up ready: Franklin fourth grader a classroom leader

Rachel Krein shows up to school at Franklin Elementary School every day ready to learn. It’s something her fourth grade teacher, Shelly Kluver, has recognized. Read Rachel’s spotlight in today’s Marshalltown Times-Republican.

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Schools participate in Healthiest State Initiative walks

Students at several schools took a few extra steps this week toward making Iowa the healthiest state as part of Governor Terry Branstad’s Healthiest State Initiative. The official Healthiest State Walk occurred yesterday, with numerous businesses and community organizations taking … Continue reading

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City kids learn farm life: Fairgrounds hosts event Thursday

Nearly 400 fourth grade students in Marshalltown got a hands-on learning lesson about life on the farm Thursday. The 13th annual Farm to Table event presented by the Marshall County Farm Bureau was held at the Central Iowa Fairgrounds. Several … Continue reading

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Back-to-School events scheduled in August

Several back-to-school events and orientations are planned in August. On Thursday, Aug. 15, Marshalltown High School will hold Freshmen/New Student Orientation from 4pm to 5:30pm. Students will be able to meet staff, find their lockers and tour the school. Also … Continue reading

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