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

 
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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High School Golf: Boys JV 1:00 PM
  Washington vs. Away vs. Kennedy, Cedar Falls, Dubuque Senior, Iowa City High, Waterloo West, Dubuque Hempstead, Thomas Jefferson, Washington, Prairie, Xavier @ Gardner Golf Course
Oak Ridge Cross Country: 7th/8th 3:30 PM
  Oak Ridge MS vs. Harding Middle School CPU Invitational in Center Point HS
Oak Ridge Tennis Black: Boys 7th/8th 3:30 PM
  Prairie Black. vs. Away vs. Prairie Black. @ Prairie Point
Oak Ridge Tennis Red: Boys 7th/8th 3:30 PM
  Oak Ridge MS vs. Excelsior MS @ Oak Ridge - Oak Ridge Middle School
Excelsior Tennis Black: Boys 7th/8th 3:30 PM
  Oak Ridge MS vs. Away vs. Oak Ridge MS @ Oak Ridge Middle School
Excelsior Tennis Red: Boys 7th/8th 3:30 PM
  Excelsior MS vs. Roosevelt Middle @ Excelsior Middle School - Linn-Mar - Excelsior Middle School - Linn-Mar
Excelsior Football Red: 7th Grade 3:45 PM
  Excelsior MS vs. Oak Ridge MS @ Excelsior Middle School - Linn-Mar - Excelsior Middle School - Linn-Mar
Oak Ridge Football: 7th Grade 3:45 PM
  Excelsior MS vs. Away vs. Excelsior MS @ Excelsior Middle School - Linn-Mar
High School Volleyball: JV 5:30 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Thomas Jefferson @ Linn-Mar High School
High School Volleyball: Sophomore 5:30 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Thomas Jefferson @ Linn-Mar High School
Linn Grove PTO Skate Night 6:00 PM
  at Super Skate from 6:00 - 8:00 pm
District Offices Parent Universtiy 6:30 PM
  @LRC Board Room, 2999 N. 10th St, Marion
High School 9th Grade Parent College Prep Mtg 6:30 PM
  Linn-Mar @ Linn-Mar High School
High School Marching Band Practice 7:00 PM
  Linn-Mar @ Linn-Mar Stadium
High School Volleyball: Varsity 7:00 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Thomas Jefferson @ Linn-Mar High School

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LMCSD's Parent University TONIGHT!

School Board Meeting Highlights from September 22, 2014

Linn-Mar Board of Education Officers

Linn-Mar hosts Marching Band Festival this Saturday

Teaching Students to Write with a HOOK!

Partnership for overcoming equity challenges

National Anthem's 200th Anniversary Celebrated at Linn-Mar

Linn-Mar Semifinalists Named in National Merit® Scholarship Program

Highlights from Linn-Mar's Board of Education Meeting - 9/8/14

Highlights from Linn-Mar's Board of Education Meeting - 9/8/14

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Linn-Mar Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations being Accepted

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 LMCSD's Parent University TONIGHT!
 

Computer safety in tech savvy world

Tuesday, September 23rd at 6:30pm

LRC Board Room

Our children are growing up in a tech savvy world. With their personal use of ever-changing social media sites like Instagram, Vine, SnapChat, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and YouTube, parental knowledge about online security is needed more than ever. Linn-Mar parents and community members are invited to this special Parent University learning opportunity discussing general family computing safety and how to maintain a controlled home network.

Resident expert and Bowman Woods father, Patrick Morrissey, will share ways to protect young users by establishing safe guards with the technology in your home and demonstrate a way to seize control of what your kids can access from your home network.

Morrissey, is a Cyber Security Engineer with Rockwell Collins International who has worked in the information security field since 1996. He holds a Masters Degree in Computer Engineering and Information Assurance from Iowa State University, a CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional) certification, and serves as attack coordinator for the University of Alaska Cyber Defense Competition (CDC). His time is divided between work, designing and testing security archit... more


 School Board Meeting Highlights from September 22, 2014
 

At the September 22nd Board of Education meeting, the Board

Learned about

  • Cultures Built to Last and Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)

Heard reports on

  • The 8 National Merit Semi-Finalists:
    • Evan Brown
    • Benjamin Christensen
    • Benjamin Evans
    • Calvin Greve
    • Richard Hoobler
    • Cody Hseih
    • Hannah Lancaster
    • John Low
  • The District’s Strong Financial Position
  • High School Renovation Details & Options from DLR Architects

Approved the

  • Patterson Family Gift of a Yamaha Clavinova to the High School Music Department
  • New Board Officers for 2014-14:
    • President – Tim Isenberg
    • Vice President – Barry Buchholz


 Linn-Mar Board of Education Officers
 

The Linn-Mar Board of Education annual election of officers was held on September 22, 2014. Results from a majority vote amongst Board Members are as follows:

  • The administration recommended and the Board appointed Angie Morrison, Business Manager, as Board Secretary.
  • The administration recommended and the Board appointed JT Anderson, CFO, as Board Treasurer.
  • Board members elected Tim Isenberg as the President of the Board as stipulated in Policy 202.3 to a term of one year. Mr. Isenberg will serve as Board President until the second Board meeting in September 2015.
  • Under the leadership of the Board President, the Board members elected Barry Buchholz as the Vice President of the Board as stipulated in Policy 202.4 to a term of one year. Mr. Buchholz will serve as Board Vice President until the second Board meeting in September 2015.


 Linn-Mar hosts Marching Band Festival this Saturday
 

On Saturday, September 27th, the Linn-Mar High School Band Department will host 20 outstanding high school marching bands at the Linn-Mar Stadium for the Linn-Mar Marching Band Festival.

The event will runs from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm and concludes with an exhibition performance by the Linn-Mar High School Marching Lions. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens. All proceeds go towards defraying equipment costs and clinician related expenses. Linn-Mar's Marching Lions are entering their sixth year as one of the only volunteer marching bands in the state of Iowa and enjoy a rich tradition of performance, competition and community appearances. This year’s edition includes 205 students, grades 9 - 12, and is one of 22 musical ensembles at Linn-Mar High School.

The Linn-Mar Band Department is a nationally recognized GRAMMY Signature School that offers a comprehensive program for 335 members in grades 9-12. Since 1980, the Marching Lions have earned 33 Division “I” ratings at the Iowa High School Music Association State Marching Band Festival, and last year finished first in class 4A at the Little Hawk Marching Band Invitational and third at the prestigious Valleyfest marching competition in West Des Moines.

The Linn-Mar High School band program includes four concert bands, five jazz bands and an athletic pep band. The band department has been recognized at the state and national level, with multiple appearances at the State Jazz Championships, several performances at the Io... more

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