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Education

Area students qualify for all-state speech

The 2021 speech season wrapped up earlier this month with the individual state speech contests held on March 13. GMG sent 14 events to the state contest. Those included Literary Program: Stephenie Claussen, Jadyn Hessenius; Storytelling: Kaci Krier; After Dinner Speaking: Frances Jackson; ...

GMG speech group earns All-State honors

Two GMG speech students recently earned All-State honors for their Group Mime event. Joaquin Fitzsimmons, left, and Owen Bovenmyer, right, are pictured rehearsing their mime event titled “Carnival Capers” ahead of their state contest on Feb. 6. The duo received all Division 1 ratings at ...

Five things to know from G-R school board

1. Following a public hearing where no comments were heard or reported, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck school board unanimously approved the proposed school calendar for the 2021-22 school year. The start of school will be on August 23 with the last day of school on May 26. Gladbrook-Reinbeck will ...

Wolverines and Rebels perform at state speech

The large group speech season reached its conclusion with a state contest that looked quite different from years past. Under normal circumstances participants from 20 or more school districts would converge at a handful of regional locations to hold their district and state contests. The ...

T55 FFA to host breakfast

T-55 FFA's 2nd Annual Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast is this Saturday [01-23-21] from 7am-10am! If you or a loved one is involved in agriculture in any way, come on by and grab some food! It is a drive-thru this year, so just pull up in front of the GR High School Commons and a member will ...

G-R sprints past Janesville

REINBECK — The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels welcomed in a two-loss Janesville Wildcats team to their home court on Jan. 18. The Rebels got behind a career high scoring performance from sophomore guard William Kiburis and sent Janesville home with their third loss, a 73-53 blowout. Kiburis put ...

Waltermire to rep GMG at State Swim Meet

WEST DES MOINES — Every tick of time off the clock moved the Bobcats’ bubble closer to bursting, but the Marshalltown girls’ swimming team didn’t want to see its season pop for the second year in a row. The same four swimmers combined to shave critical seconds off their seed times in ...

Girls State scheduled for June

The American Legion Auxiliary Iowa Girls State program is one of the premier programs sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. The program was started by a dream of four women to teach young women about the political process. At the ALA Girls State girls develop leadership skills, ...

Gladbrook-Reinbeck applies for remote learning waiver

Gladbrook-Reinbeck schools announced late Tuesday that the district has applied to the State departments of education and public health for a district-wide waiver to conduct full remote learning for PK-12 students. The remote learning plan has not been put into action yet and is pending ...

Rebels welcome new superintendent

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District will welcome in new faces to the administration team as classes begin later this month. A new sharing agreement with the AGWSR school district has brought in Erik Smith as the new superintendent with the Gladbrook-Reinbeck school district. Smith ...