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

 
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Monday, January 23, 2017

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High School Deadline to Add classes for 2nd sem All Day
  Linn-Mar @ Linn-Mar High School
High School State Jazz Band Competition All Day
  Linn-Mar @ Cedar Rapids Jefferson
Oak Ridge Basketball: Girls 8th Grade 3:45 PM
  Oak Ridge MS vs. Harding Middle School @ Harding Middle School
Oak Ridge Basketball: Girls 8th Grade 3:45 PM
  Oak Ridge MS vs. Harding Middle School @ Oak Ridge Middle School
Oak Ridge Basketball: Girls 7th Grade 3:45 PM
  Harding Middle School vs. Away vs. Harding Middle School @ Harding Middle School
Oak Ridge Basketball: Girls 7th Grade 3:45 PM
  Harding Middle School vs. Away vs. Harding Middle School @ Harding Middle School
Excelsior Basketball: Girls 8th Grade 3:45 PM
  Franklin Middle School vs. Away vs. Franklin Middle School @ Franklin Middle School
Excelsior Basketball: Girls 7th Grade 3:45 PM
  Excelsior MS vs. Franklin Middle School @ Excelsior Middle School
District Offices Board Meeting 5:00 PM
  The Board work session will begin at 5:00 PM followed by the regular session at 7:00 PM. Board meetings are held in the boardroom of the LRC (2999 N 10th St). Please enter through the north door of the building located off the High School parking lot.
High School Wrestling: Freshman 5:00 PM
  Iowa City West vs. Away vs. Iowa City West, Cedar Rapids - Jefferson, Iowa City High, Kennedy, Marion, Prairie, Washington, Xavier @ Iowa City West High School
High School Basketball: Boys Freshman 5:30 PM
  Washington Red vs. Linn-Mar Black vs. Washington Red @ Cedar Rapids Washington High School
High School Iowa BIG Information Night 6:00 PM
  Linn-Mar @ Learning Center, Linn-Mar High School
High School Basketball: Boys JV 7:00 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Prairie @ Linn-Mar High School Main Gym
High School Basketball: Boys Freshman 7:00 PM
  Washington Blue vs. Linn-Mar Red vs. Washington Blue @ Cedar Rapids Washington High School
High School Basketball: Girls Varsity Reserve 7:00 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Center Point-Urbana @ Linn-Mar High School Aux Gym
Excelsior Excelsior Vocal Concert 7:00 PM
  Excelsior MS @ LM High School Auditorium

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Headlines


The Linn-Mar Invention Convention Finalists

Oak Ridge Middle School Honored

LMHS To Host Open House/Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Focus Your Future!

Calling All Kindergarteners!

Course Registration Night for 8th Grade Parents/Guardians

Highlights from January 9th Board of Education Meeting

Oak Ridge FIRST LEGO Teams Advance to State

Reminder: Linn-Mar Communication Notification Options

Wilkins Celebrates its 50th!

Students From All Linn-Mar Buildings Chosen for Statewide Honor Choirs

The Linn-Mar Community Takes Part in America Reads Day

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 The Linn-Mar Invention Convention Finalists
 

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs are alive and well at Linn-Mar as evidenced by another successful district-wide Invention Convention held in the LRC Gym.

This was the second step for fourth graders from across the district. Each elementary school held their own Invention Convention earlier in the school year. The top prize winners from those events advanced to the district-wide event.

All the students have the opportunity to compete at Invent Iowa, a statewide event held April 27th in Des Moines. The district supplies the entry fee for the top winners of the district competition. Usually it's the top ten winners. This year there was a tie, so eleven students and their projects were honored including:

Magnetic Cargo Containers, The Temp Taker, Test Bank, Hook Hanger, Glove Keeper, I Spy Unlucky Leprechaun, Pull-O-Hanger, The Transformable Tray, You've Got Mail Detector, Prostheticanator, and the Tidy Pig Pen.

Congratulations to all the participants!!


 Oak Ridge Middle School Honored
 

Oak Ridge Middle School was one of five Iowa schools honored by the Iowa Department of Education with a Breaking Barriers to Teaching and Learning Award.

The award was presented to Oak Ridge Principal Erica Rausch in a ceremony held by the State Board of Education in Des Moines. The accolade recognizes the school's efforts to raise achievement among groups of students who traditionally face challenges in the classroom.

Oak Ridge was recognized for having the highest proficiency rates in math and reading among specific subgroups of students. Those subgroups include those whose first language is not English and those from low-income backgrounds. The last three years of state assessment results were examined to confirm a positive trend for each school.

The school was chosen for their work with Hispanic students who are 98 percent proficient in reading and math. The statewide average is 66 percent.

Congratulations to Oak Ridge Middle School on this tremendous achievement!

(Pictured left to right: Erica Rausch, Bob Read, Lisa Klein, and Victoria Wanda)


 LMHS To Host Open House/Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
 

Linn-Mar High School will host an open house on Sunday, January 22, 2017. The open house will be from 1:00 - 4:00 pm and will offer the community the opportunity to take self-guided tours to see the newly-renovated High School. Door 3 (North) and Door 13 (South) will be open for the event.

The High School will also hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:45 am at Pride Rock Commons on Monday, January 30, 2017.

Save the date and join us as we celebrate the newly-renovated LMHS!


 Focus Your Future!
 

Special event for secondary students interested in STEM careers:

The Linn-Mar High School Project Lead the Way (PLTW) team invites all secondary students and their parents to the first Focus Your Future presentation.

Discover what Linn-Mar has to offer students interested in pursuing careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

The event will showcase the courses and curriculum. Participants will have the opportunity to meet the staff, hear from students in the program, view student projects, and question industry professionals.

The event is scheduled for Thursday, February 2nd at Linn-Mar High School. Tours begin at 6:00 PM and the presentation will begin at 6:45 PM. Guests are asked to enter through Door #1, which is the auditorium entrance near the lion statues.

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