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Superintendent news & views

Education

Last week, our youngest son turned fourteen. Just like his older brothers, one of the first things that Jacob wanted to do upon reaching this milestone age was to visit the DOT Driver License station and take the written test to receive his permit to drive.He passed his test, and now he's ...

No public objections to dissolution

Education

REINBECK - After an initial dissolution process failed to hold up, a new, but basically identical, plan to dissolve the current Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District is set to be presented to the school board in May.A public meeting on the proposal was held Monday night in the auditorium ...

Battle of the books

Education

GLADBROOK-REINBECK sent two teams of students to participate in the 2017 "Battle of the Books" in Cedar Falls. The students have been reading, studying and quizzing each other for many months to prepare! Their hard work paid off when the Elementary team placed 19th out of 36 teams! On the ...

Reinbeck Inn

Local News

The Reinbeck Inn is open for business. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday, April 11. Pictured are l-r: Dana Schoenbeck city administrative assistant, Reinbeck Inn owners LeAnn and TJ Hoien and Reinbeck mayor Tim Johnson.An open house is being held on Saturday, April 22 from 1 - 4 ...

G-R superintendent news & views

Education

During my years as an elementary principal, one of my favorite times of the year was our annual Kindergarten Roundup. I loved observing and interacting with the eager-to-learn prospective Kindergarteners as they experienced many "firsts," such as their first school lunch, their first PE class, ...

Kindergarten welcome

Education

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Elementary will be holding Kindergarten Welcome on May 4th & 5th. Children are eligible for Kindergarten in the fall if they are 5 by September 15, 2012. If you have or know of an eligible child please contact the G-R Elementary at 319-345-2822.Parent's night for ...

GR Honor Society

Education

The GR honor society is called G.R.A.C.E. which stands for Gladbrook-Reinbeck Achievement Club of Excellence. Students must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA after the second trimester of their junior year, a minimum of 30 community service hours, be involved in at least 2 extra curricular activities ...

Hardy Reading Council Creative Writing contest

Education

Gladbrook-Reinbeck 5th grader Kloie Hendricks has been chosen as the 5th grade winner of the Hardy Reading Council Creative Writing Contest!Kloie and other winners were honored at the Hardy Reading Council banquet on Monday, April 10. Her story, titled Cats Gone Bad has been submitted to the ...

April health care career scholarship card party

Education

More than thirty-five area women gathered to support the Grundy County Memorial Hospital Foundation Healthcare Scholarship fund with a card party on April 6.Together, the guests raised $1,300 for the scholarship program. In the photo, Mary Meyer of Aplington deals a hand of bridge. The card ...

Tama Co. Court News

Local News

Tama County District Court Trial for Dustin Jerome Jefferson, 41, on five counts of 3rd degree sexual abuse has been reset for June 5 in Tama County District Court in Toledo. Judge Fae Hooever-Grinde set a pre-trial conference for May 25. Court records show this is the seventh pre-trial ...