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Education

Gladbrook American Legion and Auxiliary to hold GMG flag raising ceremony

The Gladbrook American Legion and Auxiliary will conduct a first day of school flag raising at GMG Elementary School in Green Mountain on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 10:00 a.m. Americanism Chairman Lisa Reinhart will host the service. The Gladbrook Jr. Auxiliary will raise the American flag while the ...

G-R holds first school bond public information meeting, tours JR/HS

Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District moved one step closer to updating its facilities on Tuesday, July 26, by welcoming members of the public into the conversation through both a community input meeting and building tour. After successfully collecting enough petition signatures – and ...

Summer fun at its finest at Union Grove State Park

It was a picture-perfect day for the annual 4-H Outdoor Adventure Camp held at Union Grove State Park near Gladbrook on Thursday, July 21. Close to 50 campers in grades third through eight from Gladbrook, Reinbeck, Tama, Marshalltown, and surrounding communities participated in a variety of ...

Myers named as next G-R Jr. High/High School principal

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District has named Anjuli Myers as the next principal of its Junior High and High School, which serves grades 7-12. Her hire will be official pending the formal background check and school board approval. Myers will be replacing Andy McQuillen who ...

G-R moves another step forward in bond referendum process

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck school board took another step forward Tuesday night in the process to hold a bond referendum by successfully collecting more than enough petition signatures and subsequently adopting a resolution to order a special election for Tuesday, Sept. 13. The petition garnered ...

Gladbrook-Reinbeck School back-to-school details released

Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School parents will receive “mail-in” registration information for the 2022-2023 school year via the US Postal Service around July 15, 2022. This packet will include information on how to register school-aged children. For the 2022-2023 School Year, parents may ...

Wickam honored as ‘Best of the Class’

Chloe Wickam from GMG High School was honored as a member of the 2022 Best of the Class. KWWL and the University of Northern Iowa recognized valedictorians or top graduating seniors from across eastern Iowa at a celebration on Saturday, May 21 at the Maucker Union on the UNI campus. KWWL Vice ...

Preserve summer bounty with local ISU extension classes

Preserving your garden’s summer bounty is a great way to enjoy your home-grown produce year-round – as long as you don’t serve food borne illness, like botulism, with your home-preserved foods, say specialists with Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach. “Home food ...

Little Free Pantries popping up in Tama County

Tama County ISU Extension and Outreach, along with several others, has been working this summer to place Little Free Pantries throughout the county. The pantries were built for this project by students in a construction class at GMG High School this past spring and are being stocked by local ...