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

 
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Friday, February 12, 2016

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Excelsior Excelsior Show Choir All Day
  Excelsior MS Urbandale Show Choir Contest
High School Deadline to drop classes for 3rd qu All Day
  Linn-Mar @ Linn-Mar High School
High School UNI Honor Band All Day
  Linn-Mar @ UNI
Oak Ridge 7th/8th Activity Night All Day
  Oak Ridge MS @ Oak Ridge Middle School
Wilkins Friendship Party 2:15 PM
Linn Grove Friendship Parties 2:30 PM
Echo Hill Friendship Parties 2:45 PM
Westfield Friendship Parties 2:45 PM
  2:45 pm
High School Bowling: Boys Varsity 3:30 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Thomas Jefferson @ Cedar Rapids Bowling Center
High School Bowling: Boys JV 3:30 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Thomas Jefferson @ Cedar Rapids Bowling Center
High School Bowling: Girls Varsity 3:30 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Thomas Jefferson @ Cedar Rapids Bowling Center
High School Bowling: Girls JV 3:30 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Thomas Jefferson @ Cedar Rapids Bowling Center
High School Basketball: Boys Varsity 6:00 PM
  Prairie vs. Away vs. Prairie @ Cedar Rapids Prairie High School HS South Gym Varsity Boys will play first followed by Varsity Girls Game
High School Basketball: Girls JV/Sophomore 6:00 PM
  Prairie vs. Away vs. Prairie @ Cedar Rapids Prairie High School HS North Gym Soph girls will play in North gym BEFORE the Soph boys.
High School Basketball: Boys Sophomore 7:30 PM
  Prairie vs. Away vs. Prairie @ Cedar Rapids Prairie High School HS North Gym Soph boys will play AFTER the Soph/JV Girls in the North Gym
High School Basketball: Girls Varsity 7:30 PM
  Prairie vs. Away vs. Prairie @ Cedar Rapids Prairie High School HS South Gym Girls Varsity game will follow the Varsity Boys Game

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#LinnMarPride

Novak Mirror Ball Typing Traveling Trophy

Indian Creek Students Share Why Marion is a Great Place to Live!

Highlights from February 8th Board Meeting

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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 #LinnMarPride
 

Find out what makes our students proud to be Linn-Mar! Watch #LinnMarPride on YouTube today!


 Novak Mirror Ball Typing Traveling Trophy
 

Courtney C, from Mrs. Frette’s room at Novak Elementary, was a recent fifth grade winner of the coveted Novak Mirror Ball Typing Traveling Trophy.

Using NitroType.com, students are given a sentence to type. Their typing skills are then judged on speed and accuracy. The students are also encouraged to use proper form when typing.

For those who may have forgotten, here’s a refresher: Make sure to have the correct body posture. Sit erect. Keep your feet flat on the floor and keep your wrists elevated above the keyboard.

Those are real keys to success! Congrats Courtney!


 Indian Creek Students Share Why Marion is a Great Place to Live!
 

Four Indian Creek fourth grade students attended the Marion City Council meeting on Thursday, February 4th. They led the Council in the Pledge of Allegiance and then each student had the opportunity to read their essay about why the City of Marion is a great place to live.

The students who participated were Ella Frale, Howie Ighedo, Kylie Wassmer, and Rachel Dunnwald.


 Highlights from February 8th Board Meeting
 

Below are some of the highlights from the February 8th Linn-Mar Board of Education meeting.
Please note these are just some of the highlights and do not represent the official minutes.

During the work session the Board participated in a brief discussion on completing a survey to determine where they are as a Board and to determine areas of focus, strengths, and improvements.

During the At-Risk/Dropout Prevention Modified Supplemental Amount Application report it was shared that the 2016-17 application will request the maximum amount of the grant, add funding to support a summer reading program for students identified in need of additional support based on their FAST assessment results, and that there was a change in the submission date for the application from December 15th to February 5th. As a result of applying for the maximum amount of the grant and incorporating potential funding into the grant application for the summer reading program, the monies spent to fund these programs out of the general fund will be freed up for other uses.

Five requests for proposals were sent out regarding the before/after school childcare programs housed at Bowman Woods Elementary, Indian Creek Elementary, and Westfield Elementary for the 2016-17 school year. Four proposals were received, reviewed, and rated by members of the Administration, Building Principals, and Buildings School Administrative Managers (SAMs). A recommendation will be made to the Board during the February 22nd regular session.

Dawn Young, Compass Supervisor, gave a great re... more

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