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

 
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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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High School Marching Band Practice All Day
  Linn-Mar @ Linn-Mar Stadium
Linn Grove Volunteer Workshop 8:45 AM
  8:45-10:45 am
High School Golf: Boys JV 3:15 PM
  Iowa City West vs. Away vs. Iowa City West, Prairie, Xavier @ Finkbine Golf Course
High School Volleyball: JV 5:30 PM
  Kennedy vs. Away vs. Kennedy @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School
High School Volleyball: Sophomore 5:30 PM
  Kennedy vs. Away vs. Kennedy @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School
High School Swimming & Diving: Girls Varsity 6:00 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Cedar Falls @ Linn-Mar High School - Linn-Mar Aquatic Center
High School Swimming & Diving: Girls JV 6:00 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Cedar Falls @ Linn-Mar High School - Linn-Mar Aquatic Center
Bowman Woods 1st Gr. Parent Meeting 6:00 PM
Westfield 4th Grade Parent Night 6:00 PM
  6:00 pm in Classrooms
Echo Hill 2nd Grade Parent Night 6:00 PM
  6:00pm - 6:40pm
Linn Grove PTO meeting 6:00 PM
Novak PTO Meeting 6:30 PM
  Please join us the first Tuesday of each month! 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Westfield 3rd Grade Parent Night 6:30 PM
  6:30 pm in Classrooms
Echo Hill 3rd Grade Parent Night 6:45 PM
  6:45pm - 7:25pm
High School Volleyball: Varsity 7:00 PM
  Kennedy vs. Away vs. Kennedy @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School

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ACT Scores for Class of 2015 show readiness

VOTE NOTE: Forum for School Board Election Announced

School Safety is topic for next Parent University

Spring/Summer Athletic Achievements 2014-2015

Linn-Mar Staff welcomed back with enthusiasm

Additional Parking Solution at LMHS

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 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


 VOTE NOTE: Forum for School Board Election Announced
 

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.

Polling places for Linn-Mar's School Board Election are located at:

  • Marion Christian Church, 1050 McGowan Blvd, Marion
  • Noelridge Christian Church, 7111 C Ave NE, Cedar Rapids
  • Knights of Columbus Hall, 5650 Kacena Ave, Marion


 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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