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

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 Linn-Mar's superintendent plans retirement

After serving twelve years as superintendent at Linn-Mar Community Schools and a forty year career in education, Katie Mulholland, Ed.D., announced her intent to retire at the completion of the 2014-2015 school year.

The letter Mulholland submitted to Barry Buchholz, President of Linn-Mar’s Board of Education, reads:

Please accept my request to retire as superintendent effective June 30, 2015. At that time I will have completed twelve years at Linn-Mar and 40 years as a PK-12 educator. It has been a privilege to serve the Linn-Mar students, staff and community.

The leadership of the Board of Education and the members who have given their time, talents, and effort to grow Linn-Mar to meet the students’ learning needs has truly been remarkable. I genuinely appreciate all of the opportunities the Board has made possible over the years which have resulted in quality learning for all. There is much, yet, to be accomplished this year and I look forward to working together on our goals.

Katie Mulholland, Ed.D.

Linn-Mar Community School District has grown immensely under Mulholland’s leadership. “For me, it’s always been about focusing on the students and what is best for them,” said Mulholland. “Each decision I’ve made at Linn-Mar is driven by the district’s mission statement to inspire learning, unlock potential and to empower achievement. And I will continue working under that philosophy in my last school year before retirement.”

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 Linn-Mar Registration Dates

Please click on the following link for 2014-2015 registration dates at Linn-Mar Community Schools:

2014-2015 LM Registration Dates

More information about the registration process at Linn-Mar can be found here:

Linn-Mar eRegistration process

 LMCSD Administrator & Teacher Leader Announcements

The Linn-Mar Community School District announces the following administrator changes and Teacher Leaders:

Linn-Mar CSD Principal Changes -

Marilee McConnell, Principal, moves to Indian Creek Elementary
Education: B.S. Iowa State University; M.A. University of Iowa

• Elementary School Teacher, Clinton Community School District, Clinton, IA – 7 years
• Principal – PK-8 – Holy Family School Davenport, IA – 3 years
• Principal – PK-4 – Lake View Elementary School, Solon Community School District – 7 years
• Principal – K-6 – Wilkins Elementary (Linn-Mar), Marion, IA – since 2008

Tina Monroe, Principal, moves to Bowman Woods Elementary
Education: B.S. University of Iowa, M.A. University of Iowa

• Grades 3 & 4, Pershing Elementary, Decatur, IL – 5 years
• 6th Grade Teacher, Novak Elementary School (Linn-Mar), Marion, IA – 6 years
• 5th Grade Teacher, Bowman Woods Elementary School (Linn-Mar), Marion, IA – ½ year
• 6th Grade Teacher, Linn-Mar Intermediate School, Marion, IA – 2 years
• Assistant Principal, Linn-Mar Intermediate School, Marion, IA – 2 years
• Associate Principal, Linn-Mar Middle School – 1 year
• Principal – K-5 – Indian Creek Elementary School, Marion, IA – since 2000

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 Health Notices for the 2014-2015 School Year

Please note the following health screenings for the 2014-2015 school year:

For parents of 2014/2015 incoming 7th graders: Per Iowa Immunization law, all students must have an updated TDap immunization or Exemption certificate prior to entering 7th grade. Please return updated documentation with your registration materials. (NOTE: For the 2013-2014 school year, and all future school years, all students entering,advancing or transferring into 7th grade and born on or after September 15, 2000,will need proof of an adolescent tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whoopingcough) booster immunization (called “Tdap”) for school in the fall. Any dose of pertussis-containing vaccine received on or after age 7 years will count as the adolescent booster dose requirement for school entry.)

For parents of 2014/2015 incoming Freshmen: Per Iowa law, all students entering high school must have a dental screening. The screening for 9th grade is valid from one year prior to enrollment to four months after enrollment date. Forms may be downloaded from the Linn Mar website here or obtained from your dental provider. Please return your completed forms with your registration materials.

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