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Community Relations

Community Involvement

The Community Relations office offers parents, grandparents and community members opportunities to be involved with our schools.

More than 1740 people have already taken action to become active volunteers and support our students and staff. Volunteers have recorded more than 26,400 hours of time during the 16-17 school year.  Linn-Mar volunteers assist in the classroom, read with students, fundraise, prepare learning materials and support the schools and staff with their time.  The impact of their time is seen in the individual attention for our students, the special events that they coordinate and staff, and building a school climate where parents and our staff are partners.

Learn more about the Volunteer Program at Linn-Mar 

Parent Communication Opportunities 

Parents are encouraged to learn more about our schools through Coffee & Conversation offered by our Board of Education and Superintendent Shepherd.  The first two sessions tentatively planned for this fall:

September 9 at 8:30 a.m. Westfield Elementary

November 4 at 8:30 a.m.  Excelsior Middle School

Parent University

Parent University is an opportunity to learn about current parenting or school topics. Parent University will be announced on the website or through your school newsletters and are offered at 6:30 p.m. in the Learning Resource Center, 2999 N. Tenth Street, Marion for our school community. The session is usually an hour in length.

Karla Terry
Community Relations Coordinator
Phone: (319) 447-3110
Fax: (319) 377-9252
Address: 2999 N 10th Street – Room 205 – Marion, IA 52302