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M-P board sets legislative priorities

The Mid-Prairie Board of Education decided on their five Iowa Association of School Boards legislative priorities for the 2022 school year, including mental health, area education agencies, teacher … more

M-P FFA attends leadership conference

Each year the Southeast District and the Iowa FFA Officers plan and facilitate the Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Conferences for FFA members in the Southeast District. Davis County … more

M-P board learns about financing options for potential facility upgrades

The Mid-Prairie Board of Education heard a presentation from Matt Gillaspie of Piper Sandler & Co. regarding the district’s financing options for possible facility plans during their … more

New M-P principal excited to get to know students

Chuck Banks, the new Mid-Prairie high school principal, is eager for the students to return to classrooms from summer break — they’re the reason he became an educator, after … more

Hills Bank donates over $8,000 to area schools

Hills Bank, as part of the Classroom Cash program, recently donated $1,483.65 to the Highland Community School District, $728.91 to Hillcrest Academy, $662.85 to the Lone Tree Community School … more

Acceptance window for M-P school board election documents approaches

Three seats on the Mid-Prairie Board of Education will be up for election on Nov. 2, 2021, as the terms for President Jeremy Gugel, Gabrielle Frederick and Jodi Meader expire. Election paperwork … more

Mid-Prairie Homeschool Graduation

Mid-Prairie Homeschool photography contest winners

The High School Photography class, taught by Heidi Hertzler, at the Mid-Prairie Home School Assistance program held a photo contest. These are the winners selected by classmates, teachers, and … more

Mid-Prairie Homeschool hosts spring flower sale

The Mid-Prairie Homeschool Assistance Program is holding its third-ever flower sale out of their greenhouse, selling a variety of spring flowers including hanging baskets, petunias, geraniums, … more

Best friends perform senior recital together

It wasn’t a typical senior recital, one where a student performs various snippets of their theatre career one after another without any overarching story behind them. Kyra Helmuth and Em … more

Mid-Prairie FFA attends leadership conference

Eleven members of the Mid-Prairie FFA chapter traveled to Des Moines for the Iowa FFA Leadership Conference April 19-20. Those attending from Mid-Prairie were Marissa Cline, Bridget Fisher, Rebekah … more

Mid-Prairie Students Celebrate Earth Day

As part of Mid-Prairie’s Earth Day Community Clean Up Day, third and fourth grade students picked up over 120 bags of trash and sticks at North Park in Wellman on Thursday, April 22.  … more

Mid-Prairie removes mask mandate

Mid-Prairie has made masks optional in all school buildings, with the stipulation that if a building sees an absenteeism rate of 3% or more, the face covering mandate will be reinstituted. The … more

Mid-Prairie hires new middle school principal, discuss mask mandate

Of the eight candidates interviewed for the Mid-Prairie Middle School principal position, Rob Hruby was the number one choice of each interview group, including parents, teachers, associates and … more

Mid-Prairie students compete in State Individual Events speech contest

Eleven students competed in seventeen events at Mid-Prairie High School on Saturday, March 13 for the Iowa High School Speech Association’s State Individual Events Speech Contest. Due to the … more

Pops & (no) Pie concert a success

The Mid-Prairie choir presented its annual Pops & (no) Pie concert in the High School Gym “socially distanced” as were the parents, grandparents and friends in the bleachers on … more

Mid-Prairie Speech Team advances to state contest

Mid-Prairie sent 11 students to the High School Speech Association Individual Events Speech Contest on Feb. 27 and every one earned a Division 1 rating for each of their events and will advance to … more

Mid-Prairie Students Earn All-State Recognition in Speech Contest

Two groups from the Mid-Prairie Large Group Speech team earned All-State recognition as announced on Wednesday, Feb. 17.  Both teams performed their pieces at the Iowa High School Speech … more

Mid-Prairie Board hears facilities, search updates

In addition to approving the yearly audit, the Mid-Prairie Board of Education received updates from superintendent Mark Schneider regarding facilities and the search for a new middle school principal … more
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