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Education

T-55 FFA learning and growing in Sept.

On Sept. 27 students from the T-55 FFA organization traveled to the farm of Jack and Marion Boyer south of Reinbeck for an educational service project. During the August 2020 derecho, the Boyers lost a sizable amount of trees that acted as a windbreak on their property. A total of 20 ...

Raptor Hawk Watch workshop offered Oct. 12

On Tuesday October 12, starting at 11:30 a.m. and running until 8:00 p.m. Marshall County Conservation will host birder Kelly McKay who will give a presentation about the basics of raptor identification. Join him for part or all of the day. The free event will begin at Grimes Farm west of ...

Seven things to know from G-R school board

1. Superintendent Erik Smith reported to the G-R Board of Education during their regular meeting on Sept. 16 that certified enrollment for the district projects to see an increase of 40 students for the 2021-22 school year. Smith pointed out that 10 of the 40 students that moved into the area ...

Workforce program coming to GMG High

This fall, GMG Community Schools and Iowa Jobs for America’s Graduates (iJAG) are partnering to launch a program that will increase graduation rates, improve workforce skills, and help students successfully transition to life after high school. Up to 45 GMG High School juniors and seniors ...

McCreery legacy honored at G-R

Editor's Note: The following is a dedication written and delivered by retired educator, coach, and Gladbrook-Reinbeck Athletic Director Terri Luehring prior to the Rebel’s home varsity football game on Aug. 27. Luehring was a longtime colleague and friend of the late Dick McCreery who was ...

Gladbrook-Reinbeck students return

Classrooms at Gladbrook-Reinbeck were full Monday as the district joined many others around the state welcoming students and staff back for the start of the 2021-22 school year. Both the junior high/high school and the elementary conducted flag raising ceremonies to open the new school ...

GMG raises flag for a new year

The traditional Flag Raising Ceremony on the first day of school, August 23, was held at the GMG Elementary Green Mountain campus. The Gladbrook American Legion and Auxiliary conducted the ceremony. Members of the Legion Color Guard presented the flags. Gladbrook Junior Auxiliary members ...

Keller awarded Mahr Family 4-H Scholarship

Eric Keller, Tama County was awarded the Mahr Family College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 4-H Scholarship through the Iowa 4-H Foundation at the recognition ceremony Sunday, July 11 in Ames. The scholarship was made in the amount of $4,000. Over 85 Iowa 4-H scholarships valued at over ...

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; ...