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Due to the storm, teachers and associates will not report this week. Monday night’s board meeting is postponed.

Linn-Mar  High School

LMHS Pride Pantry

LMHS Clubs collected donations the whole month of February to re-stock our High School’s Pride Food Pantry!

LMHS Clubs involved are Student Council, FFA, Red Cross Club, Key Club, Robotics, LM buddies, SODA, LMTV. Linn Mar students and staff made an incredible impact on our pantry!

On Feb 3-14 was “Fill The Cart Challenge”: Competition between Grades was based on the weight of food collected in grocery carts.

Winning Grade was 12! They also received a $1 discount on WPA Dance Tickets.

All grade levels brought in a total of 1295 POUNDS OF FOOD!

Between Feb 18-21 “Classroom Money Collection Challenge” started: Competition between classrooms based on monetary donations. Winning Classroom (5th period/3rd blk) won a Pizza Party AND got a coupon to get a $1 discount on WPA Dance Tickets.

Our LM students raised $1327.13!!   

Mr. Terrell’s 5th Period Band class won the Pizza Party with a total cash donations of over $400.00 from one class!

Then during the final week in Feb. 24-28 WPA Dance Week Students brought in food items for a $1 discount to the WPA Dance.


The Pride Pantry currently distributes on a consistent basis roughly 200 back pack bags of food per school year, with the need rising.

The Food Pantry also helps other individual students on a walk-in basis.


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Who We Are

 LMHS is happy to announce we have a High School Food Pantry called “Pride Pantry” to help our students in temporary need. It is supported entirely by donations!

Groceries may be dropped off to the 9/10 Office (Door 3 on the North side of Linn-Mar).

A “wish list” for the Pride Pantry is BELOW.

What We Do

The Pride Food Pantry continually meets students’ needs as they arise.  Some needs are temporary, others are on-going. This year we have begun providing a food bag with a few food items for 11 students given every two-weeks! All of it is done in a discrete manner.  The number of needed bags continues to rise.  LMHS staff and students want to thank you for helping to keep LMHS Pride Food Pantry stocked and ready to help our students in need!

DONORS: Cotton Gallery, Marion State Farm Insurance, LA Trends, Quality Auto Rebuilders, Quaker Oats, General Mills, Marion HyVeeLMHS Staff and students, LMHS Student Council and school clubs, LM Learning Resource Center Staff

Any questions: Contact S. Sheldon, 9/10 Office 319-447-3043

Wish List

  • Hamburger Helper
  • Complete box meals
  • Applesauce
  • Tuna
  • Cereal
  • Canned soup
  • Canned vegetables
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Peanut Butter
  • Pudding
  • Fruit cups
  • Granola bars
  • Power bars
  • Cereal bars
  • Single Serving Chef-Boy-R-Dee items
  • Ravioli/spaghetti-os
  • Single serving soups (with pull tab openings)
  •  Ramen noodles
  • Tomato juice
  • Trail mix
  • Fruit snacks
  • Dried fruits
  • Peanut butter
  • Any kind of pasta
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Canned fruit (with pull top openings)
  • Individually packaged chips/pretzels/Goldfish
  • Boxed drinks & juices
  • Vienna sausages (with pull top lids)
  • Pop tarts
  • Individual packets of oatmeal
  • Bags of rice or beans
  • Cheese or peanut butter crackers

Let’s FILL our PANTRY  again this year!