Linn-Mar Community School District
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 Process for Filling School Board Vacancy Announced
 

Linn-Mar Community Schools is currently accepting applications for consideration regarding the Linn-Mar Board of Education seat vacated by the resignation of longtime member, Ann Stark.

During the school board meeting on January 26, 2015, Linn-Mar’s board members outlined the following replacement process for this appointment:

  • Appointment will be made at the February 9th Board of Education Meeting
  • Deadline for application is Friday, February 6th at 4:30 p.m., Linn-Mar Learning Resource Center, 2999 10th Street, Marion, IA 52302, Attention: Board Secretary Angie Morrison
  • For information, call: Board Secretary, Angie Morrison @ 319.730.3673
  • Information to be submitted with application letter:
    1. Reason for seeking the appointment to the Linn-Mar Board of Education
    2. Experiences/qualifications: for example, previous Linn-Mar Board of Education experience, experience on Linn-Mar Committees, service on other professional boards, etc.
    3. Intention of running in the September 2015 School Board Election
    4. Application packet may be submitted to: amorrison@linnmar.k12.ia.us no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 6, 2015.

The duration of this appointment will be from February 23, 2015 (Oath of Office, first board meeting) until September 14, 2015.

The following 2015 Board Meetings and events are currently scheduled for the dura... more


 LMHS Course Registration Process
 

Our students have started the process of selecting courses for the 2015-2016 school year at Linn-Mar High School. Here's how it works...

Linn-Mar's 8th grade students have received their course registration materials at Oak Ridge or Excelsior Middle Schools. The 9/10 counselors have visited both middle schools, distributed the registration material and have talked to the 8th grade students about the registration process. Parents should have already received registration material through their student.

At LMHS, all initial course selection will be online using PowerSchool. Students will receive course registration instructions during a Homeroom session on January 22, 2015. Online registration will take place from Thursday, January 22, through Friday, February 6, at 3:45 p.m.

Following course registration, the Master Schedule of courses is developed. This schedule is primarily based upon student course requests. Every effort is made to fulfill student course requests. Student schedules will be given out the first week in May. Schedule changes can be made during the month of May with guidance counselors.

Click here to read the 2015-2016 LMHS Program of Studies. It can be found on the LMHS webpage or in the District's Virtual Backpack as well.

NOTE: Students not currently enrolled at Linn-Mar should contact the Linn-Mar High School Main Office (447-3040) in order to meet with a counselor and get registe... more


 2015 Metropolitan Orchestra Festival
 

Congratulations to the LMHS students listed below for being selected to the 2015 Metropolitan Orchestra Festival being held on Saturday, January 24th.

These selected Linn-Mar students will have the honor of performing alongside other talented and dedicated musicians from the Cedar Rapids community. In addition, members of the Linn-Mar orchestra faculty Kristine Schamberger (Oak Ridge Middle School) and Jonathan Welch (LMHS) will have the honor of serving as guest directors of the 7th grade honor orchestra and the 9th grade honor orchestra respectively.

9th Grade Honor Orchestra
Grace Ahlers, Bass
Sophia Abodeely, Viola
Sanjana Addagarla, Violin
Reshma Balakrishnan, Violin
Scott Brough, Viola
Casey Cerveny, Bass
Jenna Christiansen, Violin
Emma Clanin, Violin
Pablo Couvarubias, Viola
Tyler Green, Cello
Whitney Guthrie, Violin
Sophie Hagen, Violin
Connor Haines, Cello
Katie Hidlebaugh, Cello
Harry Huang, Violin
Jill Klinkefus, Cello
Katie Kreutner, Cello
Deeksha Kumar, Violin
Christine Liu, Violin
Daniel Low, Cello
Morgan Lu, Cello
Emma Meike, Violin
Nina Norton, Violin
Sonali Patel, Violin
Kanishk Puranik, Violin
Nora Read, Viola
Bethany Scott, Cello
Natalie Shepherd, Cello
Kartik Sivakumar, Violin
Sydney Walther, Violin
Jessica Wang, Cello
Emma Westfall, Cello
Carolyn Whitehead, Cello
Allison Zelle, Viola
Kathy Zhou, Violin

Symp... more


 Linn-Mar Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees & Ceremony Announced
 

Linn-Mar Community Schools is proud to induct eight new members into our Linn-Mar Athletic Hall of Fame this year. The ceremony will be held between the Linn-Mar Boys Sophomore and Varsity Basketball home games on January 30, 2015.

The eight inductees are:

John M. Anderson:
John was a 1984 Graduate of Linn-Mar High School. He was a three year varsity letter winner in basketball. He was the starting center for the 1983 State Championship team. John received numerous awards and All-State recognition during his high school career and was heavily recruited by numerous Division I Schools. He chose to attend Ohio State University on a basketball scholarship. He was named the Buckeyes best defensive player his junior year, and as a senior he was named co-captain. John was a quiet, unassuming person who was known as a “blue collar worker” by everyone. He worked hard and was tremendously loyal to his teammates, friends and family.
Following his four years at Ohio State, John traveled overseas to play basketball in a number of countries that included Italy, Israel, Hong Kong and Australia. He also played for a U.S. Team called High Five America based in San Diego, CA. This team would sponsor youth camps and play exhibition games against college teams. In 1994, John again traveled to Australia to play basketball, but was stricken with a rare form of meningitis shortly after arriving. He passed away in Australia in April, 1994. The Anderson family founded a scholarship in John’s memory through the Linn-Mar Foundation... more

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