Strategic Initiatives by MCSD Aim to Elevate Student Attendance.

Research indicates a strong correlation between regular attendance and high school graduation. In this edition of Bobcat Tracks, Director of Instruction Shauna Smith highlights the district's efforts to emphasize consistent school attendance.

Read more.

What You need to Know About MCSD's Voted PPEL

Marshalltown Community School District's voted PPEL will be up for approval on Tuesday, March 5, and we want to make sure everyone knows what this means and what your options are for casting a ballot.

You can read more about the voted PPEL on our website.

First Bobcat Girls Wrestler Heading to State Championships

For the first time in Bobcat history, Marshalltown has its first girls state wrestling qualifier! Gigi Lantigua punched her ticket on Jan. 26 with a 4th place finish at 170 lbs in Cedar Rapids.

Learn more by reading coverage from the Times Republican and see more photos on our Facebook page.

Lenihan Students Visit MACC for Art and Music

Lenihan students visited the Marshalltown Arts and Civic Center (MACC) to enjoy a classical music piece and explore the gallery.

Learn more about how students are using this experience with their own art.

MLA Travels to See "Hamilton" in Chicago

Marshalltown Learning Academy (MLA) students traveled to Chicago to see the musical "Hamilton" at the James Nederlander Theatre.

Read more about the field trip and how it is being applied into the classroom.

MHS Hosts IHSMA State Jazz Band Festival

Marshalltown High School (MHS) Jazz I and Jazz II groups delivered outstanding performances on Jan. 22 at the IHSMA State Jazz Festival.

Check out photos from their performances on our Facebook Page.

Monday, Feb. 5 - Friday, March 29

Preschool Sign-Up - Get ready for MCSD Preschool Sign-Up! Here is what you need to know before registration opens Feb. 5:

  • Open to kids turning 4 by Sept. 14, 2024
  • Registration: Feb. 5 - March 29
  • Appointments at B.A. Niblock Orpheum Welcome Center (220 E. Main St.)
  • Call or email to schedule: 641-352-7303 | [email protected]

Secure your spot - set up your preschool sign-up appointment today!

Wednesday, Feb. 7

Virtual Voted PPEL Meeting - MCSD will be hosting "Virtual Voted PPEL Meeting" via Zoom, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., attendees will be able to access the meeting here. More information about MCSD's voted PPEL and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at

Thursday, Feb. 8

Coffee Conversation About Voted PPEL - MCSD will be hosting "Coffee Conversation About Voted PPEL", 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Orpheum Blackbox Theater (220 E. Main St.). Coffee and donuts will be provided.More information about MCSD's voted PPEL and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at

Want up to date event information? Make sure to check out our district calendar by clicking here.

How MCSD Makes Inclement Weather Decisions

As the winter season rapidly approaches, the Marshalltown Community School District would like to outline the decision-making process for school closures, delays, or early dismissals due to inclement weather. See more information on our website.

MCSD School Board

The Marshalltown Community School District School Board meets every first and third Monday of the month at 5 p.m. at the Central Administration Building unless otherwise noted. Board agendas are posted to the BoardDocs website. Community members are encouraged to attend or watch the livestream on the Marshalltown CSD Youtube Channel.

Food Service

Curious about what is on the menu this week? See what is being served by exploring our Nutrislice website for up to date meal information.

Bobcat Parents SEL Nights

MCSD and the Cook Center for Human Connection has an ongoing series of social emotional learning events available to our Bobcat parents and guardians. Check out the details on our website.

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