School News

Mid-Prairie East starts Pick a Better Snack

First graders and second graders at Mid-Prairie East Elementary sampled their first healthy bites of the Pick a Better Snack program this month.    This program is designed to motivate …

School Lunch Menus

Menus are subject to change. Menus are elementary listings. High school and middle school may have alternate choices.   Mid-Prairie Monday – No school. Tuesday – McRibb …

Santa's Helper

Mid-Prairie East Elementary Principal Robin Foster shows some of the gifts that were donated at The General Store during December for students at the school who might not otherwise have Christmas …

School Lunch Menus

Menus are subject to change. Menus are elementary listings. High school and middle school may have alternate choices.   Mid-Prairie Monday – Nacho grande, salsa, sour cream, …
Highland

Highland Honor Rolls

Semester 1 Honor Roll Gold Grade 12: Alyssa Jean Brase, Matthew John Butler, Abagale Nicole Clifton, Makala Cox, Shalyn Elizabeth Kirk, Zack Lasek, William Ronald Laughlin, Emily Lynn Streb, …

Highland to build sewage facility

The Highland Community School District will need to build a facility to clean wastewater from the high school and middle school. School board members had hoped to build the equivalent of a septic …

School Lunch Menus

Dec. 16-20 Mid-Prairie Monday – Beef quesadilla, Spanish rice, refried beans, red pepper strips, diced pears. Tuesday – Pepperoni pizza, mixed greens salad, fresh cauliflower, …

Winds blow roof off Highland High School gym

High winds on Nov. 20 blew the roof off the Highland High School gym. Superintendent Ken Crawford was in his office when he heard a loud bang. He thought it was thunder until he saw insulation …
Lone Tree

Bell wins Lone Tree poster contest

Madeline Bell, a sixth-grade student at Lone Tree Community Schools, took the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Lone Tree …

School Lunch Menus

Menus are subject to change. Menus are elementary listings. High school and middle school may have alternate choices. Dec. 9 - 13 Mid-Prairie Monday – Chicken Alfredo, garlic bread, …

Lone Tree FFA attends National Convention

On Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 10 members of the Lone Tree FFA chapter traveled to Indianapolis for the 92nd National FFA Convention and Expo. As the streets were flooded with blue corduroy, members had many …

Williams, Yedlik sworn in on Lone Tree school board

The Lone Tree school board welcomed new member Joe Williams at a brief meeting Nov. 19. Williams replaced Sheila Burr on the board. Burr, who has served on the Lone Tree board for 12 years, made …
Hillcrest Academy

School Lunch Menus

Menus are subject to change. Menus are elementary listings. High school and middle school may have alternate choices.   Mid-Prairie Monday – Meatball sub, Tater …

Iowa Mennonite School rebrands as Hillcrest Academy

Iowa Mennonite School will start the 2019-20 school year with a new name and a new look. At an open house Tuesday, school officials announced that IMS will head into the new school year as …
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Hills Bank makes Classroom Cash donations to local schools
Hills Bank, as part of its Classroom Cash program, recently donated $1,302.55 to the Highland Community School District, $804.43 to …
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Mid-Prairie dance team holds state competition rehearsal
The Mid-Prairie dance team held a rehearsal of their three state meet routines on Monday night.  They showcased their jazz, …
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Debating the Issue
The question was: Should cellphones be allowed at Highland schools? Two three-person teams were lined up on each side of the …
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