“Where Tomorrow's Success Begins Today ”

News Update

Great Homecoming Week!

  • Preschool learning about hand washing with Anjanette Treadway of Carroll County Extension Office.
  • Guidance Class

    Third Graders setting goals and reaching for the Stars!

  • Career Development Event Lab

    Garrett is trying to see how many hits it will take him to drive a nail!

  • Preschool Blankets

    Preschool children traditionally have been given a blanket courtesy of the Glidden Community Quilters. Thanks Ladies!!

  • Mrs. Mallinger working with a Elementary Student
  • Homecoming Week at GR!!
  • Having fun at GR!
  • Great group of Singers!

    These gals performed the National Anthem before the first Home Game.

Our new Athletic schedule at the top of this page include:


-Game Times

-Bus Departs

-Location and Directions to the Playing Field.

 Download the Fall Sports Poster (Football-Swimming-Volleyball)

*The Varsity VB game (Sept 11th) is there and not at GR.

Menu's subject to change

September Breakfast/Lunch Menu

Meal Prices

Student Breakfast - $1.40

Student Lunch - $2.25

Adult Breakfast - $2.05

Adult Lunch - $3.30

Extra Entree - $1.00

Extra Side Dish - 50¢

Extra juice/milk - 50¢

Requirements for Entrance
-       Age 4 by September 15, 2015
-       Proof of birth
-       Health Examination and Immunization records


Preschool Information 

Preschool Health Information from the Nurse

Preschool Physical Form

Preschool Dental Physical Form

Preschool Vision Card




Adult and Family Activity Passes are available in Central Office. Please call or email the school if you are interested in purchasing one. 659-2205 or 659-3411. Click here to send an email.

Below is the link for the Iowa School Food Settlement that has been in the paper, on the news, and on Facebook.  You are a member of the this Settlement if you paid for school lunches and/or breakfast, between January 1, 2000 and August 1, 2014, at any Iowa-based school that participated in the IEC or the IAEP.  Settlement Members may receive up to $3.50 per student per year that they attended an IEC-member school, up to a maximum of $50.00 per student.  Glidden-Ralston Community School District was a member of this buying group for all of the years listed.  You need to click on the link and follow the instructions if you want to be included in the Settlement.

Iowa School Fund Settlement



Less than two weeks to go! I encourage you to get your child signed up. If you have any questions about the day or a question about the cost please email Mr. Olsen

Contact me!

MAD CAMP (Mobile App Development) Information

October 4th from 9:00 AM to 3:30

Glidden-Ralston Community School

(Where students learn how to build Mobile Apps)

Read more about it and sign up! Limited Availability

Click Here!

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 Download the September Calendar 

GR Scrip Program 
The G-R Booster Club will be continuing our Scrip program this school year. It is a great way to donate to the Booster Club without spending any additional money.  



Wildcat Wednesday

KCIM 1380AM at 7:20AM and 5:20PM

KKRL 93.7 FM at 7:40AM and 4:50PM

KIKD 106.7 FM at 7:50AM and 3:50PM


Non-Discrimination Statement:

It is the policy of the Glidden-Ralston Community School District to not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, socioeconomic status, or disability in its educational programs, activities or employment policies as required by Title IV and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendment and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Student Highlights

-Congrats to Cassidy and Jason for being selected at Queen and King last night!
-Drea was selected to be a member of the All Iowa Dance Team this year.  Over 500 high school girls tried out and she made it! She will be performing the pregame routine with 49 other high school girls!
-The students at GR have been learning about the history of "The Star Spangled Banner" last week. Friday, GR 5th/6th graders celebrated the 200th birthday of our National Anthem and students across the country were doing the same thing. We streamed it live. Here is the link if you missed it. http://www.highschoolcube.com/event/5th-6th-grade-the-star-spangled-banner-365624
-Congratulations to the Homecoming Court for this year!

Drea Grossman, Mandy DeSart, Cierra Steinbach, Hannah Streeter, and Cassidy Smith

Blake Handlos, Wesley Reever,  Jason Gray, Evan Arellano, and Zach Vos

-Football (HS/JV/JH) and Volleyball (HS/JV/9th/JH) teams are all in action this week. Support the Cats!
-Student Council for 2014-2015
President: Drea Grossman
Vice-President: Sara Sparks
Secretary: Paige Schlichte
Treasurer: Anna Fleecs
Historian: Cassidy Smith
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