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Education

G-R High School receives Carrie Chapman Catt Award

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces a record high 31 schools qualified for the Carrie Chapman Catt Award this school year. The award goes to schools that register at least 90 percent of their eligible students to vote. Nearly 3,400 high school students registered this year in ...

Tree elves take Tama County by storm

In a fitting end to the nationwide celebration that was Stewardship Week 2022 and in honor of the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day, a pair of ‘tree elves’ from the Tama County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) office – conservation assistant Melody Bro and ...

G-R students build grills for Elmwood Park

Students at Gladbrook-Reinbeck were presented with the task of putting together four new grills at Elmwood Park after Sue Buskohl from the Reinbeck Park Board noticed the olde ones, which date back to the 1960s, had been falling over and were in need of being fixed. After a conversation about ...

Flags over Gladbrook-Reinbeck Elementary

Gladbrook-Reinbeck Elementary Principal Shaun Lehmann (center) pictured with members of both the Reinbeck American Legion Post #242 and the Reinbeck Legion Auxiliary. Each year the students of G-R help the Legion set up the Avenue of Flags at the Reinbeck cemetery for Memorial Day and place ...

Retired GMG teacher publishes book, opens new chapter

After spending more than three decades in the classroom at GMG Community School District helping young children learn to read and write, retired teacher Sue Ewoldt opened a new chapter in her career by self-publishing a 30-page children’s book, “Huxley and Howard.” Ewoldt shared her ...

Gladbrook-Reinbeck Senior Spotlights: April 15, 2022

RiLynn Bergmann Family: Tiffany & Zach Buchheit, Andy Bergmann, siblings Maddie Bergmann, Nevada Buchheit, Lane, Ryder, & JB Buchheit, Connor Engel (SO) & Greyson Engel (Son) Future Plans: Attend Hawkeye, then transfer to a 4 year and get my Bachelor’s in General ...

Tama SWCD promotes Stewardship Week

The Tama Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD), in partnership with the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD), is celebrating Stewardship Week from April 24 – May 1. The theme of the week is titled “Healthy Soil: Healthy Life.” Our health and well-being are ...

G-R students to showcase speech events

Community members will have an opportunity to check out the work of Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s speech performers at an upcoming Speech Showcase night on April 1 beginning at 7 p.m. The event will feature performances from G-R’s Musical Theatre, Improv and Reader’s Theatre teams as well as ...

Gladbrook-Reinbeck NHS inducts new members

A new crop of G-R Rebels have joined the ranks of the Gladbrook-Reinbeck National Honor Society. At 7:30pm on March 10 the Gladbrook-Reinbeck Chapter of the National Honor Society met with family and friends to induct its 17 new members. The ceremony was introduced by the faculty advisor, ...

A worldly perspective

As a kid who grew up in Green Mountain, graduated from GMG High School and took his first job out of college not far from home at the Marshalltown Police Department, James Ulin could never have imagined just how much of the world he would end up seeing in his life. Ulin, who is currently ...