Linn-Mar Community School District
2999 N. Tenth Street, Marion, IA 52302
Phone: (319) 447-3000

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Friday, October 9, 2015

Today's events - See full event calendar
Westfield STRIDE FOR PRIDE All Day
Indian Creek Book Fair All Day
  Stop by the Indian Creek Library for the book fair.
Novak School Picture Retakes 8:00 AM
  Retakes will begin at 8:00 a.m. You will need your picture envelope with money included to order. Or bring back your first packet and turn it in at the time of pictures. Thank you.
Bowman Woods Rupe's Field Trip 9:00 AM
Bowman Woods 4th Grade Field Trip 9:00 AM
Bowman Woods Rupe's class Field Trip 9:00 AM
High School Golf: Boys Varsity 10:30 AM
  IHSAA vs. Away vs. IHSAA @ Elmcrest Country Club
Novak Book Fair 12:00 PM
  12:00-3:00 p.m.
High School Football: Sophomore 5:15 PM
  Cedar Falls vs. Away vs. Cedar Falls @ UNI-Dome
High School Football: Varsity 7:30 PM
  Cedar Falls vs. Away vs. Cedar Falls @ UNI-Dome

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Tax-Deductible Donations Now Being Accepted for Student-Run Business

Linn-Mar Students' work featured in America Reads Bookmarks

First Orchestra performance of the season this Sunday

Linn-Mar Boys Golf qualifies for State Meet

Voice your opinion about communication at Linn-Mar

Students come up with a colorful way to improve global water quality

Marching Lions earn more honors

LMHS 2015 Homecoming King & Queen Candidates

Linn-Mar Athletic Hall of Fame now accepting nominations

Linn-Mar's Future Business Leaders Give Back

LMHS's FFA students growing awards and recognitions!

LM Girls Soccer recognized with Team Academic Award

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Latest News and Announcements

 Tax-Deductible Donations Now Being Accepted for Student-Run Business

Students involved with the High School’s newest business, theROARstore, are currently asking for your assistance in an attempt to grow their capital base. theROARstore is a high school class made up of Juniors and Seniors, who want to take what they have learned in their business courses, apply it, and gain a first-hand experience being a young entrepreneur.

They have decided to specialize in designing, marketing, and selling branded and licensed Linn-Mar apparel to students, staff, parents, and fans. Currently, theROARstore is serving the high school student population using its mobile kiosk, but with the current High School construction project, members are preparing for the opening of their new brick and mortar store on the south side of the building. This will not only give students a place to sell and call their own, but will also give future students a more realistic experience and consumers a specific location and hours to purchase Linn-Mar items. They are also exploring the opportunity of selling products online.

Students have already started buying and selling merchandise successfully and predict that expenses will continue to rise as a physical store is built. Students have set their goal of raising $10,000 by the end of the 2015-16 school year. Money raised will go towards the purchase of equipment, fixtures, supplies, and new inventory needed for the day-to-day operations of the business.

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 Linn-Mar Students' work featured in America Reads Bookmarks

Congratulations to Westfield’s Grant Crosen - the 3rd grader’s original bookmark entry was chosen as a Grand Prize winner in the AMERICA READS: Reading Is Contagious bookmark contest. Forty-eight bookmarks were selected to be printed and distributed in participating metro-area elementary schools and libraries during AMERICA READS activities, October 22nd and 23rd.

Approximately 100 contest entries were submitted. Judges selected the finalist winners, from which just five grand prize winners were chosen. Ten other Linn-Mar students were also chosen as Finalists in the contest:

  • Grand Prize winner Grant Crosen, 3rd grade, Westfield
  • Finalist Kaden Backen, 1st grade, Echo Hill
  • Finalist Kaleb Backen, 2nd grade, Echo Hill
  • Finalist Aiden Bledsoe, 2nd grade, Indian Creek
  • Finalist Erin Flugstad, 5th grade, Echo Hill
  • Finalist Lillian Liu Bowman, 3rd grade, Woods
  • Finalist Mason Lydon, 3rd grade, Novak
  • Finalist Courtney Stoddard, 3rd grade, Novak
  • Finalist Sreekar Thotapalle, Kindergarten, Westfield
  • Finalist Briella Wassmer, 2nd grade, Indian Creek
  • Finalist Melanie Widdel, 2nd grade, Echo Hill

Thanks to each of these students for helping to celebrate the importance of reading! AMERICA READS: Reading Is Contagious will be celebrated at Linn-Mar on October 22nd!


 First Orchestra performance of the season this Sunday

The Linn-Mar High School Orchestra Program is excited to announce the first official performance event of the 2015-2016 school year taking place this Sunday, October 11th @ 3:00 p.m. This concert will be performed at Linn-Mar High School’s Main Auditorium and is free to the public.

The Iowa State University Orchestra program under the direction of Dr. Jacob Harrison will be joining the Linn-Mar Orchestra program in a collaborative effort to bring music to our community. The concert will feature three separate performances beginning with our Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Jonathan Welch, who will perform two selections from their fall repertoire entitledSteampunk and Jubilant Overture.

The ISU Symphony will follow, performing Tschaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D Major op. 35 with violin soloist and ISU faculty Borivoj Martinic-Jercic, and concluding with our LMHS Symphony Orchestra & ISU Symphony joining forces and forming one ensemble helping to bring the concert to an exciting conclusion. This combined ensemble will perform two selections,

American Sketches written by LMHS Director Joshua Reznicow and two movements (II & IV) from Ottorino Respighi’s famous symphonic pome, Pines of Rome.

Please mark your calendars to enjoy this free performance!

 Linn-Mar Boys Golf qualifies for State Meet

Congratulations to the Linn-Mar Boys' Varsity Golf Team as they won Districts on Monday October 5th. In doing so, the boys also qualified for the State Golf Meet to be held at Elmcrest Country Club on Friday, October 9th and Saturday, October 10th.

Team Members are Max Thrune, Jake Sevcik, Brent Larson, Jordan Bohannon, Andrew Wood and Jack Recker.

Max Thrune was the District Medalist and Jack Recker was runner-up.

Congratulations to these outstanding student athletes!

Go Lions!

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