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

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Today's events - See full event calendar
Wilkins 3rd Gr Field Trip All Day
  3rd grade field trip to Indian Creek Nature Center. Students will return by 2:00 pm. and need a sack lunch.
High School Golf: Girls JV 3:00 PM
  Iowa City High vs. Away vs. Iowa City High, Iowa City West, Prairie @ Pleasant Valley Golf Course (Time Changed)
Excelsior Sports Photos 3:00 PM
  Excelsior MS @ Excelsior Middle School - Linn-Mar Boys and Girls Track Photo
Excelsior Sports Photos 3:45 PM
  Excelsior MS @ Excelsior Middle School - Linn-Mar Girls Tennis Photos
High School National Letter of Intent Signing 3:45 PM
  Linn-Mar @ Media Center
High School Soccer: Girls JV2 4:15 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Kennedy @ Linn-Mar High School - Linn-Mar Stadium
District Offices LIONS Awards & Vol Rec. 4:30 PM
  Volunteers and LIONS award winners recognized at Board reception. 4:30-6:00pm with short program at 5:30pm. Public invited.
High School Soccer: Boys JV 5:45 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Kennedy @ Linn-Mar High School - Linn-Mar Stadium

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 LIONS Award & Volunteer Recognition Reception

The Linn-Mar School Board will recognize the 2014 LIONS Award recipients and outstanding volunteers at an open house reception held in their honor on Wednesday, April 16, from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. at the District’s Learning Resource Center, 2999 North Tenth Street, Marion. The event will be held in Board Room and will include a brief program introducing the honorees at 5:30 p.m.

The 2014 LIONS Award recipients include:

  • Legend: Tina Monroe, Principal, Indian Creek
  • Optimizer: Ann Stark, Board Member
  • Service: Barb Ritter, Learning Resource Center

The Volunteer Awards include:

  • Making a Difference: Terri Hodge
  • Making a Difference: K'Dean Dunnwald
  • Above & Beyond: Tamera Preston
  • Above & Beyond: Aimee Noehren
  • Unsung Hero: Phil & Laura White

Congratulations to all! Please feel free to attend the reception honoring these outstanding individuals - families and friends as well as the public are invited.

 Linn-Mar Aquatic Center - New Programs Offered

The Linn-Mar Aquatic Center is now offering programs for students and community members. The programs include a youth swim team, adult lap swim, and swimming lessons for children. Additional programs will include competitive diving lessons, pre-competitive swimming clinic, and Aqua X classes for adults.

For more information about these programs and the Aquatic Center, follow this link: Linn-Mar Aquatic Center

You can also contact Linn-Mar's Aquatic Center Manager, Bobby Kelley, through email at

 Novak's Summer Camp Scholarship Contest

The Novak PTO recently held a scholarship contest. Students who entered were required to find a summer camp they were interested in attending, write an essay explaining why they should receive the scholarship, and get a letter of recommendation.

A committee of Novak's PTO members, a teacher, and Principal O'Donnell read the essays to determine a winner. Here are the winners:

  • Kindergarten: Reese Peddicord
  • 1st Grade: Mason Lydon
  • 2nd Grade: Megan Graves
  • 3rd Grade: Sarah Stiles
  • 4th Grade: Garret Smith
  • 5th Grade: Maddy Lydon

Congrats to all!

PHOTO: Standing from left to right are Garrett, Reese, Maddy, Mason, Megan, and Sarah.

 Novak Students Art Featured at Lowe Park

42 of our talented young students from Novak Elementary had their artwork selected by the Marion Arts Council to be on display at Lowe Park. The art can be view over the next couple of weeks while the park is open, so feel free to stop over and appreciated the creativity of Linn-Mar's elementary students!

PHOTO: A 5th grade Novak student proudly presents his artwork at an opening reception that the students attended.

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