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

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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Today's events - See full event calendar
Indian Creek Volunteer Workshop 8:30 AM
  Volunteers meet in the multipurpose room to work on various projects for staff.
High School Academic Assemblies 9:00 AM
  Linn-Mar @ Auditorium 10th grade-9:00am; 12th grade-10:30am; 11th grade- 2:00pm
Novak Volunteer Meet & Greet 9:00 AM
  Please come and join other volunteers for our first get together of the year! New members may have orientation to get their year started right!
High School Golf: Boys Varsity 3:15 PM
  Waterloo East vs. Away vs. Dubuque Senior, Waterloo East @ Gates Park Golf Course
High School Volleyball: JV 5:00 PM
  Thomas Jefferson vs. Away vs. Kennedy, Thomas Jefferson, Washington, Prairie @ Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School
Novak 2nd Gr. Parent Meeting 5:30 PM
  Intended for parents only.
High School Football: Freshman 6:00 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Iowa City High @ Linn-Mar High School - Linn-Mar Stadium
High School Swimming & Diving: Girls JV 6:00 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Vinton-Shellsburg @ Linn-Mar High School - Linn-Mar Aquatic Center
Linn Grove NFL 60 6:00 PM
  6:00-7:30 pm
Bowman Woods 4th Gr. Parent Mtg. 6:00 PM
Echo Hill 4th Grade Parent Night 6:00 PM
  6:00pm - 6:40pm
Novak 5th Gr. Parent Meeting 6:15 PM
  Intended for parents only.
Echo Hill 5th Grade Parent Night 6:45 PM
  6:45pm - 7:25pm
District Offices LM Board Candidate Forum 7:00 PM
  Join MEDCO and the Marion Chamber of Commerce as they sponsor a LM Board Candidate forum on Thurs, Sept 3rd at Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center (4500 N 10th St). Board elections are on September 8th. More info at

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 VOTE NOTE: School Board Election Information

Remember to VOTE in the School Board election on Tuesday, September 8th.

We have seven candidates for four openings on Linn-Mar's Board of Education: George Abousassaly, Craig Adamson, Melissa Glasser, Tim Isenberg (i), Sondra Nelson, Clark Weaver and Elizabeth Wilson (i).

MEDCO and the Marion Chamber of Commerce announced that they will be jointly sponsoring a candidate forum prior to the local school board election on September 8th. The announcement read: "Education is a vital component of our local economy now and into the future. We are happy to provide a platform for all of the candidates to share their views and priorities for each respective district moving forward. We hope you can join us."

Linn-Mar School Board Candidates Forum
Thursday, September 3rd
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Lowe Parks Arts & Environment Center
4500 N. 10th Street in Marion

All candidates are confirmed to be participating.

In addition, the Linn-Mar Education Association (LMEA) sent questions to these candidates so they could compose their responses for a wider audience. Please click on the following link for the questions and each candidates answers:

Polling places for Linn-Mar's School Board El... more

 ACT Scores for Class of 2015 show readiness

The readiness of Linn-Mar's students - for college, for career and for work - is once again reflected by their ACT scores.

ACT results have been released for the Class of 2015 graduating seniors from Linn-Mar High School. With a record-making number of students having taken the exam - 349 students or 46 more students than the year before - the district composite score held at 24.5.

In fact, average ACT scores at Linn-Mar CSD were higher than state averages in every area:
• Tested Area; District Average; State Average
• English; 23.5; 21.6
• Mathematics; 24.5; 21.5
• Reading; 24.8; 22.7
• Science; 24.8; 22.3
• Composite; 24.5; 22.2

According to ACT findings, the percent of Linn-Mar's ACT-tested students ready for college-level coursework was also significantly higher than state percentages.

The ACT consists of curriculum-based tests of educational development in areas designed to measure the skills needed for success in first year college coursework.

WE ARE LINN-MAR! #LinnMarPride

 School Safety is topic for next Parent University

Linn-Mar will host its first Parent University for the 2015-2016 school year on Thursday, September 24th at 6:30 p.m.

Please invite and encourage parent involvement as we bring together resident experts on the topic of school safety including Leisa Breitfelder, Student Services Executive Director, Tom Daubs, Linn-Mar Resource Officer, Stacia Walker, Student Assistance Specialist and Cris Southwood, Novak Guidance Counselor.

This Parent University event will be held in the Board Room of the Learning Resource Center, 2999 N. 10th Street, Marion.

 Spring/Summer Athletic Achievements 2014-2015

Congratulations to the following student athletes for their Spring/Summer Athletic Achievements for the 2014-2015 school year:

Girls Track 2015 - State Runner-Up

State Qualifiers

  • 3000 Meter Run – Stephanie Jenks – 1st Place
  • 1500 Metter Run – Stephanie Jenks – 1st Place – Morgan Garcia
  • 800 Meter Run – Stephanie Jenks – 1st Place – Amber Decker 5th Place
  • 400 Meter Dash – Payton Wensel – 1st Place – Maddie Saville
  • 400 Meter Hurdles – Stephanie Jenks – 5th Place
  • 100 Meter Dash – Kira Ramsey
  • Shot Put – Lannie Nietert – 2nd Place
  • Discus – Lannie Nietert
  • Long Jump – Ariana Rolle – 3rd Place – Brooke Lorenz
  • High Jump – Brooke Lorenz
  • 4 x 800 Relay – Maddie Saville, Payton Wensel, Hanna Saville, Amber Decker – 1st Place
  • Distance Medley Relay – Ariana Rolle, Brooke Lorenz, Payton Wensel, Amber Decker – 1st Place
  • 4 x 200 Relay – Kira Ramsey, Sarah Renner, Niki Sharma, Jasmine Wardell
  • 4 x 100 Relay – Ariana Rolle, Kira Ramsey, Jaclyn Simons, Brooke Lorenz
  • 4 x 400 Relay – Maddie Saville, Amber Decker, Hanna Saville, Payton Wensel – 2nd Place
  • Sprint Medley Relay – Ariana Rolle, Jasmine Wardell, Kira Rams... more

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