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Education

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 ...

Pattie Bailey’s 4B

Poetry ~ in a Few Words by Pattie Bailey While my family complains that I rarely follow Thomas Jefferson’s advice (Never use two words when one will do), I love forms of poetry that are short. The 4-B Kids had begun learning about haiku before the unexpected, lengthy break from school. ...

“In Our Opinion…” The 4-B Kids

We’ve been writing opinion pieces in 4-B. We’ve focused on important (to us) topics: “Which is better: indoor recess or outdoor recess - in Iowa - in January?” “Mittens or Gloves? THAT is the question.” As with most things, I have my own opinion and am not afraid to express it. The ...

Pattie Bailey’s 4B

Poetry ~ in a Few Words by Pattie Bailey While my family complains that I rarely follow Thomas Jefferson’s advice (Never use two words when one will do), I love forms of poetry that are short. The 4-B Kids had begun learning about haiku before the unexpected, lengthy break from school. ...