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

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Today's events - See full event calendar
High School Linn-Mar Armed Services Club All Day
  Linn-Mar @ Linn-Mar High School Meetings held in College and Career Center
High School Spectrum Meeting All Day
  Linn-Mar @ Linn-Mar High School Room B011D
High School Basketball: Boys JV (Cancelled) (Po All Day
  Xavier vs. Away vs. Xavier (Date Changed to 02-04-16)
Bowman Woods Field Trip 1st grade 9:00 AM
Echo Hill Volunteer Workshop 9:00 AM
  Echo Hill Lunchroom
District Offices Board of Education Mtg 5:00 PM
  LRC Board Room (2999 N 10th St). 5:00 PM Work Session / 7:00 PM Regular Session. Enter through the north door off of the High School parking lot.
High School Basketball: Girls Freshman 6:00 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Dubuque Senior @ Linn-Mar High School Aux Gym
High School Basketball: Girls JV/Sophomore 6:00 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Xavier @ Linn-Mar High School Main Gym
Echo Hill PTO Meeting 6:30 PM
  Echo Hill Art Room
Linn Grove Kindergarten Roundup 6:30 PM
  6:30-7:30 pm in the school cafeteria
Indian Creek PTO Meeting 6:45 PM
  Please join us for the Indian Creek PTO meeting at 6:45 PM in the Indian Creek Library. We would love to see you there!Please note this is a date change due to the Iowa Caucus meetings held on February 1st.
High School Basketball: Boys Sophomore 7:30 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Xavier @ Linn-Mar High School

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Early Childhood/Preschool Update:

IHSSA State Speech Contest Results

Bowman Woods wants your vote!

Nominations being accepted for the 2016 LIONS Awards

Linn-Mar Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony February 13, 2016

LMHS National Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony

A Real Positive Party at Linn Grove!

Bowman Woods' Think Tank

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 Early Childhood/Preschool Update:

Various preschool scenarios for the 2016-17 school year have been explored due to space challenges in the elementary schools. To alleviate space issues at Echo Hill, both the Little Lions Preschool Program and the Early Childhood Blended Program (ECBP) will be moved to different buildings. Building locations for our preschool programs for 2016-17 will be at Linn Grove and Novak.

 IHSSA State Speech Contest Results

Linn-Mar High School students were empowered by their achievements at State Speech Contest held at Kennedy High School on Saturday, February 6, 2016.

LMHS Speech had nine events which had advanced to State. Of those, seven events received a Division I rating. In addition, four of those seven received the high honor of being given a Division I by all three judges in the room. Those four groups were:

  • The one act play - The Other Room
  • Group Mime - A Flight to be Remembered...Or Forgotten
  • The group Improvisation team
  • One of the radio teams - WDNR

The short film entry, Ghost Girl, the musical theatre entry, Take Me or Leave Me, and the freshmen solo mime entry, Blast From the Past, all received two Division I and one Division II score - which results in an overall Division I rating.

Any of these groups could also be eligible for an All-State nomination.

The other radio and our Reader's Theatre each received a Division II rating, which is also impressive!

Congratulations to our hard-working Speech students! Mrs. Fry would also like to thank all involved for all their support of this team of talented students.


 Bowman Woods wants your vote!

Bowman Woods has entered a $200,000 national education contest hoping for a chance at one of the 14 prizes that will be awarded to recognize the best in K-12 innovation.

The Follett Challenge gives schools the opportunity to create a short video to promote innovative programs that teach students the 21st century skills they need to be prepared for life. Ten of the prizes, valued at $8,000 each, to be given away are from the People’s Choice category and will solely be based on how many votes applicants have received for their videos from the public.

Video voting runs now through February 12th. The Bowman Woods video is now posted on the Follett Challenge website at the following link:

After registering, users can cast one vote per day through February 12, 2016.

Vote for Bowman Woods!

 Nominations being accepted for the 2016 LIONS Awards

Nomination Categories:

L – Legend: A person who has had an impact on students, staff and the community.
I – Innovator: A person who has brought new ideas that result in positive change and contribute to student growth.
O – Optimizer: A person whose leadership has unified people to benefit the students.
N – Newcomer: A person, who by his/her fifth year in the District, has made a significant impact on students through an extraordinary contribution of time and talent outside employment responsibilities.
S – Service: A person who has 25 or more years of service to the District as either an employee or a volunteer, and demonstrated exemplary character, service to students and/or staff, and loyalty to the District.

Nominations are due in the Superintendent's Office by Friday, March 11th, 2016. The nomination form can be found here: 2016 LIONS Awards Nomination Form

Questions may be directed to: Jessi Pfaff at (319) 447-3114 or

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