School News

Schneider: ‘This is the highest certified enrollment we’ve ever had’

The Mid-Prairie Community School District is growing. Superintendent Mark Schneider presented the district’s certified enrollment numbers to the school board at Monday’s …

Elf on a Sign

Students were greeted outside Mid-Prairie East Elementary School on Friday morning by a real live elf on a shelf – or in this case, an elf on a sign – played by Bobbie Peiffer.

Mid-Prairie district buys two tracts of land

With an eye to the future, the Mid-Prairie school board Monday approved the purchase of two tracts of farmland south of the high school. The land was sold at a Dec. 6 auction. Superintendent Mark …

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, …
Highland

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 …

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 …

Four trustees sworn in on Highland school board

Cindy Michel does not even remember voting in the election where she was picked to join the Highland school board. The date, Sept. 11, 2001. The voting was overshadowed by terrorist attacks on …

Finger Tightans Take First Place

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 …

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 …
Hillcrest Academy

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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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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