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Mid-Prairie approves cafetorium upgrades, girls wrestling coach

WELLMAN Deteriorating fixtures in the high school cafetorium have been inconvenient to deal with, as well as cause for safety concern for Mid-Prairie’s fine arts students and staff when putting … more

Mid-Prairie board gets serious about auditorium

WELLMAN The Mid-Prairie school board’s meeting March 25 consisted primarily of a work session, much of which was a discussion regarding building an auditorium at the high school; however, two … more

Mid-Prairie FFA rates high in leadership events

On February 19, seventeen members of the Mid-Prairie FFA chapter traveled to Oskaloosa to participate in the NW FFA Sub-District Leadership Development Events. Brynn Younge received a gold and is … more

M-P Students attend Honor Band

On Saturday, Feb. 17, 13 Mid-Prairie middle school students attended the 4th Annual Clear-Creek Invitational Honor Band. Jen Zeglis, Middle School Band Director, helped the students prepare their … more

Mid-Prairie Speech Team earns high marks at districts

Nineteen members of the Mid-Prairie Speech Team competed in 27 events at the Iowa High School Speech Association's District Individual Events Speech Contest at Mount Vernon High School on Saturday, … more

MPHS Choirs to Present Annual Pops & Pie Concert

On Thursday, Feb. 29, the Mid-Prairie High School Choral department will be presenting its annual Pops & Pie Concert. This concert is split into two portions. At 6:15 p.m., soloists and small … more

Mid-Prairie board considers tax rate, wrestling center, auditorium

WELLMAN As school districts work out their certified budgets for the fiscal year beginning July 1, they must meet a new state requirement of holding a public hearing for the proposed property tax … more

Photo contest offers students gateway to appreciation, connection, and career

KALONA For middle and high school students attending Pathway, Hillcrest Academy, and Mid-Prairie schools (including the home school), the time has come to get out their cameras and submit photos … more

Central College Honor Choir features Mid-Prairie students

Ten Mid-Prairie students attended the Central College Honor Choir in Pella on Tuesday, Feb. 13. About 150 additional high school students joined them for rehearsal with Prof. Mark Babcock during the … more

Mid-Prairie Custodian Retires

Bud Juilfs (left, pictured with Superintendent Brian Stone) celebrated his retirement from Mid-Prairie as Lead Custodian at the High School after 18 years of service. The community wishes him the … more

Mid-Prairie Speech Team takes home awards from RVC contest

Seventeen members of the Mid-Prairie Speech Team competed in the River Valley Conference Individual Events Speech Contest at Anamosa High School on Monday, Feb. 19, in 25 events. At RVC Speech … more

Mid-Prairie FFA looks back on 2023

WELLMAN In February 2023, Sub-District Career Development Events were held in Montezuma with eleven members participating.  Members communicated with Mr. Foster’s middle school … more

AEAs top list of concerns at legislative briefing

WASHINGTON It’s hard to know if Gov. Kim Reynolds knew she was igniting a firestorm when she proposed overhauling Iowa’s Area Education Agencies (AEA) in her Condition of the State address a … more

Mid-Prairie lockdown standard procedure, sheriff says

WELLMAN The level 2 lockdown at Mid-Prairie High School on Wednesday, Feb. 7 may have attracted concern, but the grounds search by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department and K-9 units was … more

Washington County Farm Bureau supports Mid-Prairie FFA

The Washington County Farm Bureau presented a $250 donation to the members of the Mid-Prairie FFA on Jan. 29. The presentation took place at the Washington vs. Mid-Prairie Basketball game in … more

Mid-Prairie speech groups nominated to All-State

Congratulations to the students who are nominated to the Iowa High School Speech Association's All-State Festival, which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Iowa State Center in Ames. The … more

Mid-Prairie board loses sleep over snow days, special ed losses

WELLMAN Mid-Prairie students and staff may have enjoyed three snow days in January when over two feet of snow buried the area in a single week, but they may not enjoy making that time up quite as … more

39th Legislative Symposium and FFA Day at the Capitol

FFA members from across Iowa converged on the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines to build character and promote citizenship, volunteerism, and patriotism. More than 700 high school students wearing … more

Instructional Coaches an asset at Mid-Prairie

The Mid-Prairie Community School District has endorsed a new full-time release Instructional Coach in all buildings for the 2023/2024 school year. This team of coaches formerly served Mid-Prairie as … more

Mid-Prairie Large Group Speech events nab high ratings

Nine Mid-Prairie Large Group Speech events competed on Saturday, Feb. 3 at Pleasant Valley High School in Bettendorf for the Iowa High School Speech Association’s State Large Group Speech Contest. … more
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