Taking learning to a new level: Fourth grade challenges herself

Mary Kate Gruening is so interested in learning she goes the extra mile to create projects to help her and her classmates grasp the subject matter.

“Mary Kate has always shown her great effort, but she stands out because she continues to challenge herself and her peers,” said Lisa Frauenholtz, her fourth grade teacher at Hoglan Elementary School.

Read Mary Kate’s spotlight in today’s Marshalltown Times-Republican.