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Education

G-R Boosters to honor new Hall of Fame inductees

After a one year hiatus in 2020, the annual Gladbrook-Reinbeck Booster Club Hall of Fame Dinner is returning next month to honor a group of community members that have contributed to the programs and environment at G-R as well as a number of past athletic teams with notable achievements. This ...

Former GMG coach charged with sexual exploitation

A former coach and paraeducator at GMG has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of sexual exploitation by a school employee and one count of dissemination and exhibition of obscene material to minors. Brycelyn Haughey, 22, of Toledo, was arrested on Dec. 15 following an ...

Mid-Iowa Youth Beef Team win scholarships

Mid-Iowa Youth Beef Team (MIYBT) members traveled to the Hansen Agricultural Student Learning Center on the Iowa State University campus to compete in the 2021 Iowa Cattlemen’s Foundation Beef Scholarship Extravaganza contest on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. The competition requires high ...

A joyful holiday noise

The sounds of warm holiday music filled the halls of the Gladbrook-Reinbeck Junior/Senior High School on Monday, Dec. 6. The G-R Fine Arts Department held its annual Winter Band and Choir Concert for grades 5-12. The concert began with performances from the 6th Grade and Junior High bands ...

Brockett earns all-state academic award

Gladbrook-Reinbeck senior Paul Brocket was honored as a recipient of the Academic All-State Award by the Iowa Association of Track Coaches organization recently. This fall, Brockett finished his final cross country season with the GC/G-R team having competed at the state meet each of his four ...

Hansen Foundation donates pork snacks for Iowa students

With one in eight Iowa children facing food insecurity, Iowa Select Farms, under the leadership of the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation, are driving the change to help end childhood hunger. Through the Power Snack program, Iowa Select Farms employees will be giving ham and bread coupons, along ...

Beef Team celebrates busy year

The Mid-Iowa Youth Beef Team held its Annual Banquet on Sunday, November 7. Attendees were entertained with a video capturing 2021 activities and a tribute to the graduating high school seniors. During 2021, members helped the Iowa Beef Industry Council with the Baby’s First Bites campaign, ...

G-R, Rasmussen family host exchange student

For the 2021-2022 school year, Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School is hosting an exchange student for the second year in a row. Maria Bollo Fernandez from Seville, Spain is staying in Reinbeck with her host family, Kyle, Tiffany and Andrew Rasmussen. She is seventeen years old and arrived in Iowa on ...

Supply issues impact school food programs

For many area school children, the school lunch menu seems a little different this year — there seems to be a glut of pears some weeks, a lot more lunches overall appear to be featuring applesauce and baked beans, and there’s just less variety than in year’s past — and there’s a ...

Third time’s the charm

Later this month Gladbrook-Reinbeck will have the honor of being represented in the Iowa High School All-State Band for the first time in more than 10 years. On Oct. 23 Rebels junior Wesley Latchman traveled to Hampton-Dumont High School to participate in the All-State auditions, a process ...