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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

M-P Alumni Vocational Award: Ronnie Hershberger, class of 1979

Ronnie Hershberger ‘79 was selected as the vocational alumni award recipient this year as a result of his success in building highly reputable tire and auto service businesses in four different … more

M-P board approves sale of $12.7 million in revenue bonds

The Mid-Prairie school Board approved the sale of $12,780,000  in school infrastructure Sales, Service & Use tax  revenue bonds at the June 13 school board meeting. Robert W. Baird … more

Kalona Optimists ask KD attendees to vote on photo contest

The Kalona Optimists are asking everyone that will be attending KD to stop by the Chamber of Commerce to help by voting on Mid-Prairie students artwork in photographs. The Kalona Optimist Club … more

Mid-Prairie FFA attends COLT leadership training conference in Muscatine

Each year the Southeast district and Iowa FFA officers plan and facilitate Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Conferences for FFA members in the SE district. Muscatine Community College … more

Bulltown Baseball, Nitro Softball play at high level

Bulltown Baseball and Nitro Softball are non-profit competitive USSSA baseball and softball organizations whose goal is to help develop the character of young people in the Mid-Prairie School … more

Mid-Prairie Graduation

M-P sax quintet earns recognition

Five Mid-Prairie High School band students performed at the Outstanding Performers Showcase on May 17 at Iowa State University. A saxophone quintet consisting of Dillon Poole, junior on saxophone, … more

Mid-Prairie votes to proceed with $12.8 Million Project

The Mid-Prairie School Board, meeting in a special session May 18, voted unanimously to proceed with $12,860,000 in construction projects utilizing revenue bonds. The revenue bonds will be paid … more

Open house planned to thank Schneider

  The Mid-Prairie School District will be celebrating Mark Schneider’s retirement as superintendent on Thursday, June 16 from 4-7 p.m. The reception will take place at Mid-Prairie High … more

Brian Stone named new Mid-Prairie superintendent

Mid-Prairie School District announced Thursday, May 12, that Fairfield High School principal Brian Stone, 53, has accepted the position as Mid-Prairie Superintendent of Schools effective July … more

Mid-Prairie honors retiring educators

The Mid-Prairie School Board recognized and honored five retiring educators at their regular meeting on Monday, May 9. Superintendent Mark Schneider presented each retiree with a plaque commemorating … more

Mid-Prairie School Board announces superintendent finalists

On Wednesday, April 27, the Mid-Prairie School Board announced three finalists in the search for the district’s new superintendent: Matt Leeman, associate superintendent at Clear Creek Amana; … more

M-P Home School student performs in honor band

On Sunday, April 10, Peter LeSage of the Mid-Prairie Home School Assistance Program participated in the “Back To Coe Again” Festival of Bands 2022 senior honor band.  This … more
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