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Education

Gladbrook-Reinbeck voters say no to bond issue

It was a firm ‘NO’ this past Tuesday, Sept. 13 from more than 60 percent of voters in the Gladbrook-Reinbeck school district in regards to a bond referendum that would have provided up to $23.6 million in additional revenue to address facility upgrades and space needs. Two questions were ...

G-R residents to vote on school bond Sept.13

On Tuesday, September 13, residents of the Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District will vote on a bond issue. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the following locations: Gladbrook Memorial Building 421 Johnston Street, Gladbrook ...

G-R’s second bond vote meeting stokes emotion

One of the most popular places to be in Gladbrook last Wednesday, Aug. 24 appeared to be the G-R bond referendum community meeting held at the Memorial Building as more than 125 people came out for the event. It was the second of three meetings the Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District ...

Area students head back to school

GMG begins 2022-23 classes By Margaret Thomsen Classes began on August 23 for GMG students. Opening day activities were held at the Garwin and Green Mountain campuses. High School Principal Jamie Gargas stated, “We are really looking forward to growing even more this school year. We've add ...

Teacher Ann Jackson selected to support underrepresented students in STEM

Ann Jackson strives to support each of her students at Marshalltown’s Miller Middle School, so when she was encouraged to apply to the Society for Science Advocate Program, she jumped at the opportunity. Her enthusiasm paid off: she has been chosen as one of the 84 advocates to represent the ...

G-R board hears from new staff, adopts SAVE resolution during Aug. 18 meeting

From introducing new teachers to discussing a dishwasher purchase, it was mostly business as usual during the Aug. 18 meeting of the G-R school board save for a public hearing on the proposed issuance of $8.25 million in school infrastructure revenue bonds (SAVE bonds). The hearing was held ...

G-R to host bond vote community meeting Aug. 24

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District will host a community meeting on Wednesday, August 24. The event will focus on the district’s facility needs and the proposed bond issue on the ballot this September. The event will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Gladbrook Memorial Building (W. ...

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 ...