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Education

GMG gets perfect CTE readiness score in state report

GARWIN – The GMG Community School District was the only local district to receive a perfect rating in an academic category in the Iowa Department of Education (DOE) Iowa School Performance Profiles, released Oct. 26. Using a scale of 1 to 100, GMG earned a 100 in making students ready for ...

Always Making it GReat!

It's starting to look a lot like the Holiday Season here at GR! We kicked off the holiday season with our Giving Tree at the Miracle on Main Soup Supper where we received donations of hats, mittens, boots, and other outdoor clothing items. Thanks to those who contributed, students at GR will ...

G-R school board to appoint following Morgan’s declination

REINBECK – Barely one month following the 2023 city/school election, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck school board has a new vacancy to fill. During the election on Nov. 7, the G-R district had four at-large openings on the school board. Three candidates filed nomination papers for the seats including ...

G-R to host series of town halls to address facility improvements

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District will be hosting a series of town halls to update the public on the current state of the district’s aging facilities and infrastructure. Town halls are set for Dec. 11 in Reinbeck at 5:30 p.m. at the secondary building; Dec. 14 and Dec. 20 in ...

G-R FFA hosts annual New Member Jacket Ceremony

On November 20, Gladbrook-Reinbeck FFA hosted their annual New Member Jacket Ceremony. At this ceremony, they were able to hand out personalized, official jackets to 16 of the new members in person (with 17 overall). They now have complete Official Dress, and will be able to look the part at ...

Caden Kickbush is a July 2023 graduate of Upper Iowa University

FAYETTE – Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce Caden Kickbush of Reinbeck graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems this past July. Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, nonprofit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs ...

G-R Elementary and 4-H join forces to bring STEM opportunities to rural Iowa

REINBECK — Gladbrook-Reinbeck Elementary School is excited to announce its participation in the second year of the FIRST LEGO League Explore program, an initiative aimed at fostering an early interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Principal Shaun Lehmann's ...

Youth Swine Judging Contest awards $4,750 in scholarships

CLIVE – Six teams of Iowa youth won scholarships while participating in the Senior Division of the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) Youth Swine Judging Contest. The event, which invites students from across the state, took place at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines the week of ...

Gladbrook-Reinbeck Jr-Sr High School First Trimester Honor Roll

Seventh: Al-Rabie, Lena; Arvizu-Ersland, Karina; Blohm, Amya; Bowser, Abigail (Abby); Clark, Macklin; Dripps, Brayton; Farley, Thomas; Heasley, Karli; Keller, Nevaeh; Knaack, Mai; Nicholas, Dally; Pifkin, Caleb; Schneider, Reese; Thesing, Laken. Eighth: Bents, Shakya; Bergmann, Madison; ...

Kirkwood Community College announces Dean’s List honors

CEDAR RAPIDS – Kirkwood Community College has released its Dean's List for the summer 2023 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point average or higher after completing 12 or more credit hours at the college. Kirkwood students from the area earning this distinction are ...