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Education

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 ...

Trust the process

Like so many schools across the nation this year, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck school district was forced into a unique set of circumstances surrounding their annual graduation ceremonies due to the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Few could have predicted that the day before St. Patrick’s ...

A personalized graduation

Graduation 2020 was not the pomp and circumstance that some may have dreamed about, but at GMG, staff tried their best to make the most out of a difficult situation. The Green Mountain-Garwin School District opted for a more personalized ceremony for all 34 students in the graduating class. ...

G-R Community Makes a Difference by Avery Boyer

Ten Big Blue Buckets of pop tabs created a perfect pyramid at the Ronald McDonald House. Gram and I delivered them to Iowa City on July 28, 2019. This was our best year yet. The coordinators let me help weigh the pop tabs, and the total was 128.4 pounds. Before we recycled them, we made a ...

G-R Community Makes a Difference by Avery Boyer

Ten Big Blue Buckets of pop tabs created a perfect pyramid at the Ronald McDonald House. Gram and I delivered them to Iowa City on July 28, 2019. This was our best year yet. The coordinators let me help weigh the pop tabs, and the total was 128.4 pounds. Before we recycled them, we made a ...

Garden Tag Information by Mrs. Bailey

Every year I bring my fourth graders to my house for Science-on-the-Deck. I like to teach them to think like a scientist: to observe and to ask questions. I also like to use my flowers to show that the Garden Tags give me important information to help them grow. This year the hibiscus provided ...