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Mid-Prairie looks to the future of facilities

Nearly a year ago, Mid-Prairie Community School District asked its communities to go to the polls. On the ballot was a question that would have allowed the district to levy additional property taxes … more

Mid-Prairie Speech Team impresses at Districts

The Mid-Prairie Speech team competed at Keota High School for the Iowa High School Speech Association’s District Large Group Speech Contest on Saturday, January 21. Eight of the nine groups … more

Mid-Prairie partners with Care Solace to ease access to mental health, substance use help

On Dec. 21, the Mid-Prairie Community School District announced their partnership with Care Solace, an organization whose goal is to ensure communities can access reliable, ethical and high-quality … more

Mid-Prairie FFA Presentation

Two members of the Mid-Prairie FFA chapter presented to the Mid-Prairie School Board on December 12.  Gabi Robertson and Marissa Cline presented a short PowerPoint giving the highlights of … more

Mid-Prairie Board dresses festive, enjoys school highlights

The last meeting of the year saw Mid-Prairie Board of Education members dressed festively in holiday sweaters, one lit up with multi-colored bulbs, and another flashing with green … more

After months of debate, Mid-Prairie school board concludes there can be no compromise: “Our Kids Deserve $4.05”

Since September, the Mid-Prairie Board of Education has held work sessions in which they have considered when next to put a bond issue in front of voters, if they should propose raising the tax levy, … more

Mid-Prairie FFA attends Ankeny Conferences

Nine members of the Mid-Prairie FFA attended the Ignite, Amplify and Transform Conferences in Ankeny at the FFA Enrichment Center on Saturday, January 4.  The Ignite Conference was for 7-9th … more

Mid-Prairie delights at Pops & Pie concert

The Mid-Prairie Choir Department held their annual Pops & Pie concert on Thursday, November 10. In a traditional year, the choir department would usually host the concert in the Spring, but … more

Mid-Prairie Musicians Perform

From left to right: Kirsten Albright, Andrew Stultz, Dillon Poole, Jarrett TeBockhorst, Mid-Prairie High School band teacher - David Kunz, Joe Hall, Jacob Carrillo, and Madi Davison. Not pictured is … more

Mid-Prairie musical brings standing ovations

The Mid-Prairie Drama Department had their annual fall musical this past weekend, performing “The Pirates of Penzance.”  Safe to say, it was a treasure. Led by director Christine … more

Mid-Prairie Choir Department to present Pops & Pie Concert

The Mid-Prairie Choir department would like to invite you to our annual Pops & Pie Concert this Thursday, November 10th at Mid-Prairie High School.  We have almost 30 soloists/small … more

Mid-Prairie Homecoming Court

The Mid-Prairie homecoming court:  Back Row: Drake Mann, Kaden Meader, Braden Hartley, Cain Brown, Front Row: Kylie Reinier, Alivia Poock, Amara Jones, Ella Groenewold.  Mid-Prairie … more

M-P School Board amends graduation requirements, looks at finances

As it stands, the Mid-Prairie Community School District’s Board Policy concerning high school graduation requirements mandates that starting with the 2016 class, all students must take one of … more

Night of love for Mid-Prairie music teacher Collette McClellen

WELLMAN Collette McClellen has walked the hallways at Mid-Prairie High School since the 1990s. She graduated in 1997. Her parents still live here, as do her brother and her … more

Mid-Prairie delivers on promise to Feed the Kids

Large boxes are lined up on the tables inside the Middle School classroom, all of them in process of being filled with groceries.  Spaghetti, Cup Noodles, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, … more

Mid-Prairie school year off to a great start

We are already three weeks into the school year, which is hard to believe. However, our school year is off to a great start, with help from many people to make that happen.  I’d first like … more

Gift Cards Donated to Mid-Prairie

Paraprofessional Julie Frieden (left) and principal Greg Jergens (right) received gift cards from Kent Karnes (center) of Federation Bank on August 31.  Doug and Cathy Ulin won the gift cards … more

Mid-Prairie School Board considers new therapy dog policy

Professional School Therapy Dogs, which provide emotional and physical support in an educational setting, are currently used in the Mid-Prairie Community School District; however, these dogs have … more

Design presentation for Mid-Prairie additions postponed

Mid-Prairie Community School District Board of Education members gathered Wednesday night prepared for a schematic design presentation by Carl A. Nelson and Shive-Hattery for the additions to East … more

Mid-Prairie welcomes Brian Stone as new superintendent

Brian Stone has had his superintendent endorsement since 2019 but didn’t move forward with looking for a superintendent position until the perfect spot opened up. When former Mid-Prairie … more
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