Linn-Mar Community School District
2999 N. Tenth Street, Marion, IA 52302
Phone: (319) 447-3000

 
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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High School Homecoming Week All Day
  Linn-Mar
High School Marching Band Practice All Day
  Linn-Mar @ Linn-Mar Stadium
Excelsior Tennis Red: Boys 7th/8th All Day
  McKinley Middle School vs. Away vs. McKinley Middle School (Postponed)
Excelsior Football Black: 7th Grade All Day
  Regis LaSalle - coop vs. Away vs. Regis LaSalle - coop (Postponed)
Linn Grove Vision Screening All Day
  for Little Lions and ECBP students
Bowman Woods Online Conf. Window Open 7:00 AM
District Offices Foundation Board Meeting 7:30 AM
  The LM Foundation will host their monthly Board meeting on September 27th from 7:30-8:30 AM in the boardroom of the Learning Resource Center (2999 N 10th St, Marion). For questions contact Shelley Woods at 319-730-3638.
Westfield FALL PICTURE RE-TAKES 9:00 AM
High School Golf: Boys JV 3:15 PM
  Linn-Mar vs. Iowa City High, Thomas Jefferson, Kennedy @ Hunters Ridge Golf Course
Excelsior Tennis Black: Boys 7th/8th 3:30 PM
  Excelsior MS vs. Oak Ridge MS @ Excelsior Middle School
Excelsior Football Red: 7th Grade 3:45 PM
  Excelsior MS vs. Prairie MS @ Excelsior Middle School
Oak Ridge Tennis Black: Boys 7th/8th 3:45 PM
  Excelsior MS vs. Away vs. Excelsior MS @ Excelsior Middle School
Oak Ridge Tennis Red: Boys 7th/8th 3:45 PM
  Oak Ridge MS vs. Taft Middle School @ Oak Ridge Middle School
Oak Ridge Football: 7th Grade 4:00 PM
  North Central JH vs. Away vs. North Central JH @ North Central Junior High School
High School Volleyball: JV 5:30 PM
  Xavier vs. Away vs. Xavier @ Cedar Rapids Xavier High School
High School Volleyball: Sophomore 5:30 PM
  Xavier vs. Away vs. Xavier @ Cedar Rapids Xavier High School
High School Swimming & Diving: Girls Varsity 6:00 PM
  Washington vs. Away vs. Washington @ Cedar Rapids Washington High School
High School Volleyball: Varsity 7:00 PM
  Xavier vs. Away vs. Xavier @ Cedar Rapids Xavier High School

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Highlights of the Sept 26th Board of Education Meeting

2016 Linn-Mar Homecoming Celebration

LMHS Seniors Named Commended Students in National Program

LMHS Girls Soccer Team Honored for 'Kickin' Cancer' Campaign

LMHS Volleyball to Help Raise Funds for Cancer Research

Linn-Mar Junior Attends Medical Congress

LMHS Opens New College Career Center

Homecoming Parade Set for September 29th

Westfield Students Discover the U of I Mobile Museum

Linn-Mar Chosen to Host State Large Group Speech Event

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 Highlights of the Sept 26th Board of Education Meeting
 

Below are highlights from the September 26th Board of Education meeting. Please note that these are just highlights and should not be considered the official minutes.

Dr. Vic Klopfenstein, with Friendship Force International, and several educators from the Ukraine stopped by the district to visit with administrators, tour the High School, Stadium, and Aquatic Center; and visit with the Board. Earlier in the day they visited Grant Wood Area Education Association and Four Oaks and also met with Iowa Regent Dr. Katie Mulholland. The Ukrainian educators ranged from teachers to a superintendent and are visiting the States as part of the Open World Leadership Conference to gain a better understanding of various school systems across the globe. It was very interesting to learn that Ukrainian schools are already participating in Blended Learning; which is a pathway that the Linn-Mar District is currently reviewing.

Board members shared highlights of their recent visit to Indian Creek Elementary that included their excitement over the staff’s progress with Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS), the development of a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Center in their media center, and the enthusiasm and dedication of the entire staff.

The Special Education Advisory is planning a family night for March 7th that will focus on the theme of making connections for families with students with special learning needs. There will be informative breakout sessions as well as information booths. More information will be share... more


 2016 Linn-Mar Homecoming Celebration
 

The Linn-Mar Community School District promotes a safe environment and encourages positive behavior during Homecoming events and activities.

The Homecoming parade is Thursday, September 29th at 5:15 PM. The staging area for the parade is in the south parking lot at the High School. The parade will follow its traditional route from the High School. It will travel north on 10th Street, west on Barrington Parkway, south on 3rd Street, east on 29th Avenue, and then return to the High School.

Coronation of the Homecoming King and Queen will follow the parade. It will take place at approximately 6:15 PM at the Linn-Mar Stadium. The junior/senior girls' powderpuff game will follow at the Stadium at approximately 7:00 PM.

The Homecoming football game against Cedar Rapids Kennedy is Friday, September 30th. The sophomore game will start at 5:00 PM with varsity immediately following.

The Homecoming dance is Saturday, October 1st from 8:00-11:00 PM in the High School main gym.

High School Principal Jeff Gustason asks for your support in keeping with the Linn-Mar tradition of a safe, appropriate, and fun Homecoming celebration. Additional Information regarding expectations, dates, and times of events can be found in Dr. Gustason's letter to students, parents, and the community.

GO LIONS and have an awesome 2016 Homecoming celebration!


 LMHS Seniors Named Commended Students in National Program
 

Ten Linn-Mar High School Seniors, Marion Cagnard, Donald Fejfar, Nick House, Ji Yeon In, Sarah Jones, Jackson Kane, Tracy Lansing, Scott Laubengayer, Benjamin Steinbach and Jordan Turner have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.

The Linn-Mar students are among 34,000 being recognized nationwide for their exceptional academic promise. They placed in the top five percent of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2016 competition by taking the Preliminary SAT (PSAT) exam.

Congratulations to these outstanding students!


 LMHS Girls Soccer Team Honored for 'Kickin' Cancer' Campaign
 

The Eastern Iowa Association of Fundraising Professionals has selected the Linn-Mar and Cedar Rapids Kennedy girls soccer teams as the winners of the 2016 Youth Philanthropist Award.

The schools were chosen for their combined efforts through their recent "Kickin' Cancer" campaign.

The award will be officially presented at a ceremony at the Cedar Rapids Marriott in November.

Congratulations, Girls Soccer!

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