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Today's News

  • Glenwood Community School District Menu 05/8/13

    Glenwood Community Schools
    May 9-15, 2013

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)

        Thursday – French Toast & Hashbrown
        Friday - Cereal & Crackers
        Monday - Cereal & Crackers
        Tuesday - Donut or Yogurt
        Wednesday – Biscuit & Sausage Gravy

    Lunch

  • Minding her own bee's wax

    Meghan Gray is a quiet, polite, 18-year-old.  The high school senior studies AP English and advanced chemistry at Glenwood Community High, and also studies psychology and sociology in the afternoons at Iowa Western Community College.  She eventually plans to study veterinary medicine at Iowa State University.

  • City may ban all tobacco at parks

    It’s already illegal to smoke at city parks and ball fields and in city buildings and vehicles.

    A pending amendment to the city code of ordinances will soon outlaw all tobacco products at city parks. At the recommendation of the Mills County Public Health Office (MCPH), the city has agreed to amend its smoking / tobacco ordinance and replace signage at Glenwood Lake Park and Hiley-Kiwanis Park. Current signs indicate the parks “smoke free” as mandated by the Smoke Free Air Act of 2008.

  • GCHS selects new principal

    Glenwood Community High School has found it’s new principal.

    Gregory “Shane” Stephens was offered and accepted the principal position on Sunday. The hiring of Stephens will become official when formally approved by the Glenwood Community School District Board of Directors at its May 13 board meeting.

    Stephens, a Stanton native, currently serves as Dean of Students and Assistant Principal at Perry High School.

  • Glenwood splits duals with St. Albert on links

        The Glenwood girls and boys golf teams split a pair of duals against Council Bluffs St. Albert at Fox Run Golf Course on Thursday.
        The girls downed the Saintes 249-259 and the boys suffered a 187-193 setback.
        Leading the way for the Glenwood girls was Adria Skarnulis shooting a 56.
        “Adria hit the ball well off the tee and played consistently throughout her round,” said Glenwood coach Kathy Konigsmark.

  • Glenwood boys win in OT

    The Glenwood boys soccer team won its third straight match and improved to 8-3 on the season with a 1-0 overtime win over Kuemper Catholic on Saturday.

    The game was scoreless through the end of regulation play before heading into extra time. With just 10 players on the field, Glenwood attacked the Knights and forced a hand ball in the box. Tyler Jensen nailed the penalty kick for the game-winner.

    Nick Frazee recorded his second straight shutout and fourth of the season after stopping six shots.

    Glenwood 3,
    Creston 0

  • Rams 1-2 at A-D-M Tourney

    The Glenwood girls soccer team went 1-2 at the A-D-M Invitational Tournament on Saturday in Adel.

    Two of the Rams’ three matches came down to overtime with one being a 2-1 shootout win over Bondurant in game two.

  • Glenwood girls track team places second at Shenandoah

    Host Shenandoah edged Glenwood in the team standings at the Shenandoah Relays on Friday.

    The Fillies racked up 188 team points to the Rams’ 184.
    In all, Glenwood won six events and placed second in five more.

  • Jones takes second in 400 hurdles at Drake

    Derek Jones was second in the 400-meter hurdles and ran the anchor leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished just four tenths of a second behind Cedar Rapids Prairie’s time.

    Jones’ time of 53.11, was a step off champion Jack Bergstrom’s time. The Johnston sophomore ran a 52.96.

    Jones teamed with Brogan Weddum, Jared Cook and Brady Wheeler to run a 3:21.9 and set a new school record.

    The Rams qualified for Drake in eight events.

  • 'Chaos and Panic'

    Dave Swanson’s first experience at running the Boston Marathon was memorable – just not for the right reasons.

     “It was great for a couple hours, but then everything changed,” the 1982 Glenwood Community High School graduate said Sunday as he reflected on the terrifying aftermath of the April 15 bomb blasts that marred the world’s most-celebrated marathon.