A week at West
Marshall

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Apr 15

  • 8 AM - 8 PM

    State FFA

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    8:00 AM

    Location: Scheman Building

  • 2 PM - 7:30 PM

    Boys Spring Golf: West Marshall Boys Golf Tournament (Varsity)

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    2:00 PM

    Location: Lincoln Valley Golf

  • 4 PM - 8 PM

    Girls Golf: Ballard Varsity/JV Invite (Varsity)

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    4:00 PM

    Location: Ballard Golf & Country Club

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Apr 16

  • 8 AM - 8 PM

    State FFA

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    8:00 AM

    Location: Scheman Building

  • 12 PM - 1 PM

    Boys Tennis: Des Moines Lincoln vs Marshalltown (Varsity)

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    12:00 PM

    Location: Marshalltown High School

  • 2 PM - 6 PM

    Boys Spring Golf: Roland-Story Golf Meet (Quad) (Varsity)

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    2:00 PM

    Location: River Bend Golf Course

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Apr 18

  • 2 PM - 6 PM

    Girls Golf: Roland-Story Quad (18 Holes) (Varsity)

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    2:00 PM

    Location: River Bend Golf Course

  • 4 PM - 5 PM

    Girls Tennis: Marshalltown vs Des Moines Lincoln (Varsity)

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    4:00 PM

    Location: Lincoln High School

  • 4 PM - 4:30 PM

    Boys Spring Golf: PCM Triangular (Varsity)

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    4:00 PM

    Location: Gateway Recreation

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Apr 19

  • 6 PM - 8 PM

    Middle School Game Night

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    6:00 PM

    Location: West Marshall Middle School

Pride in
our programs

STEM Program

Students in K-12 have the opportunities to experience STEM learning through Project Lead the Way (PLTW). K-5 students complete two units from PLTW Launch each year. Middle school students work through PLTW Gateway courses of Medical Detectives, Design & Modeling, and Automation & Robotics. High school students have the opportunity to enroll in a PLTW Biomedical Science course. Middle school students also explore STEM through a Creative Computing with Scratch course, building VEX Robots, coding Sphero Bolt robots, and learning Drone mechanics. Summer STEM camps for students in kindergarten through 8th grade are also offered.

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Co-Curricular

High school students have four co-curricular strands that they can take advantage of. Family Consumer Science courses include child development, foods, fashion & textiles and housing & interior design. Agricultural courses include ag leadership, food production & processing, animal science, greenhouse management, veterinary clinical science, horticulture and environmental science. Business courses include computer applications, computer coding, accounting, yearbook, marketing/business principles, and free enterprise.

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Technology

West Marshall is considered a 1:1 school. Students in 3rd - 12th grade are provided with individual computers to use. Those in 6th - 12th grade take them home throughout the school year. Students in K-2 have a combination of desktops, laptops and tablets that are used in their classrooms. Fifth grade students are participating in an internet safety course and sixth grade students are taught how to use the Google Suite for Education products.

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Helping every student excel

956
students in grade K-12
96%
high school graduation rate
14:1
ratio of students to teachers
$170,010
money funded by the district for college credit for high school students