Mid-Prairie School News
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Golden Hawks Football Camp

Mid-Prairie’s football players took to the practice field this past week for the school’s annual football camp. The camp took place August 3 through 6 under the direction of head coach … more

Athlete of the Week

Named to River Valley Elite Team for second consecutive year 2020 pitching record: 5-0, 0.91 ERA Four-year record: 22-8 Hitting: .400 BA, 31 runs scored, 17 RBIs more

Greiner resigns as Mid-Prairie baseball coach

Andy Greiner, the 2020 River Valley Conference Coach of the Year, has resigned as head coach of the Mijd-Prairie High School baseball team. Greiner submitted his resignation this past … more

Golden Hawks finish strongly

The chatter from the Mid-Prairie dugout echoed around the ballpark in Tipton. Here was a team that had won just one game all season long. The Golden Hawks had to play their Class 3A softball … more

Mid-Prairie board balks at half-time recommendation

It’s back to the drawing board for Mid-Prairie administrators. At the tail end of a three-hour meeting Monday night, Mid-Prairie school board members balked at the administration’s … more

Athlete of the Week

Hitting: Home run and 4 RBIs in 7-5 Class 2A tournament win over West Liberty. For the Week: Four hits in five at-bats, 8 RBIs, 2 HRs, .800 BA. more

State Speech Contests rescheduled for Friday

Due to COVID-19 pandemic closing schools, the State Speech competition scheduled for Saturday, March 14, in Grinnell,  will now be held in schools on Friday, July 17. As of July 1,  … more

Writing Award

Bridget Fisher of the Mid-Prairie FFA chapter was recently presented with a plaque and chapter scholarship check of $1,500 for her first place award for her story on the Hammen Family Farm of rural … more

Mid-Prairie plans for first day of school

Speaking to board members Monday, Mid-Prairie Superintendent Mark Schneider affirmed his intention to begin school on Monday, Aug. 24, though he said the situation was still fluid and changes could … more

Golden Hawks sitting on top of River Valley Conference

The Golden Hawks baseball team posted another strong week, going 3-1 and moving to a 9-3 overall record. Mid-Prairie sits atop the River Valley South standings with a 7-1 record.   June … more

Mid-Prairie High School 2020 seniors receive diplomas

After not having been able to gather in school since before spring break, the Mid-Prairie High School class of 2020 were together one last time on Sunday to receive their diplomas. Speakers … more

Golden Hawks break even in opening week

After starting the season with a 10-0, 5-inning win against Northeast on June 15, the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks finished the week with a 2-2 record. Mid-Prairie’s Friday game at North Cedar … more

Lilou Beachy competes in International Problem Solvers event

Lilou Beachy, a sophomore at Mid-Prairie High School, participated in the inaugural Future Problem Solving International Virtual Conference from June 1-9. She was selected for the scenario writing … more

Mid-Prairie may adjust calendar

Mid-Prairie administrators are recommending a slight adjustment to the district’s 2020-21 calendar. At Monday’s school board meeting, Superintendent Mark Schneider said that … more

Pop-up Food Pantry

Mid-Prairie school board member Jeremy Gugel fills boxes with food at Saturday’s final pop-up food pantry at the Kalona city shop. Volunteers handed out 158 boxes of food – nearly 5,000 … more

A Source of Smiles

Following nearly three months of continued publicity, Mid-Prairie’s newest social media star, Busy Bear, is stepping out of the limelight. The giant teddy bear started as Superintendent Mark … more

Mid-Prairie mulls ‘return to learn’ plan

Mid-Prairie school administrators have begun work on the state-mandated “return to learn” program that must be submitted by July 1. At Monday’s school board meeting, … more

A Year Like None Other

When students left school on the afternoon of Friday, March 13, they were looking forward to a week off for spring break. No one knew that it would be the last day of in-person school for the rest of … more

End of school year lunch programs wind down

As the school year ends, free student lunch programs provided during remote classes are winding down after serving approximately 2,300 meals at Lone Tree, more than 20,000 at Highland and nearly … more

Mid-Prairie announces cancellation of prom

There will be no prom at Mid-Prairie High School this year. In a June 3 email to parents and students, Principal Jay Strickland announced the prom cancellation. “Obviously, this was not … more
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