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Eight M-P speech groups move on to State contest

Ten Mid-Prairie Large Group Speech groups competed Saturday, January 22 at Montezuma High School for the Iowa High School Speech Association’s District Large Group Speech Contest. Eight of 10 … more

M-P board hears of need for new fine arts facilities

Mid-Prairie vocal music teacher Collette McClellen gave an impassioned presentation to the school board on Monday, Jan. 24 about the district’s need for new fine arts facilities. A 600-seat … more

“A simple book can change their lives”

Miss Iowa, Grace Lynn Keller, visited Mid-Prairie schools on Thursday, Jan. 20 to promote her social impact project, which focuses on literacy in grades kindergarten through third grade. Keller … more

Mid-Prairie Large Group Speech team moves on to district competition

Ten Mid-Prairie Large Group Speech Groups competed Saturday, January 15 at Regina High School River Valley Conference Large Group Speech Contest. Eight of 10 groups earned Division 1 ratings, with … more

Mid-Prairie puts bond issue on March 1 ballot

            The Mid-Prairie Community School District is one step closer to seeing its $37.6 million facility plan become a reality. On Monday, … more

Photos: Sledding at Mid-Prairie West

Third-grade and kindergarten students at Mid-Prairie West enjoy the snow during recess on Monday, January 3, 2022.  more

Mid-Prairie Band Concert

Mid-Prairie aims to collect 850 signatures for bond issue petition by Jan. 5

At the regular meeting of the Mid-Prairie Board of Education on Monday, Dec. 13, Superintendent Mark Schneider gave the board an update on the district’s possible bond issue. “Last … more

Mid-Prairie choir performs annual Madrigal Dinner

This weekend, December 10 through 12, the Mid-Prairie High School Choir held their annual Madrigal Dinner. A night of singing, dancing, and acting all topped off with a five-course meal. The … more

Mid-Prairie to go ahead with $37.6 million in projects, bond referendum

Assessing a school district’s long-term facility needs is an important and ongoing process. During the last 21 years, there have been four major facility need studies at Mid-Prairie conducted … more

Mid-Prairie dance team takes fourth

The Mid-Prairie dance team earned Division 1 ratings for a pair of performances in the Iowa State Dance and Drill Team Association competition at Wells Fargo Arena and Hy-Vee hall on December … more

M-P plans bond issue for $37 million in facilities plans

At the regular meeting of the Mid-Prairie School Board on Monday, Nov. 22, the board reached consensus about which facilities projects they would like to move forward with, pitching a 60-cent tax … more

M-P students honor those who served during Veterans Day assembly

On Thursday, Nov. 11, the Mid-Prairie High School community paid tribute to the community’s veterans during their Veterans Day assembly. The students were joined by many veterans from the area … more

"Meet Me in St. Louis"

Mid-Prairie students presented “Meet me in St. Louis” on Nov. 5-7, directed by Natalie Silbaugh and Christine Meader, with the Vocal Director, Collette McClellen. more

Election results for Nov. 2 city and school board elections

The Johnson County and Washington County auditors have released unofficial results from the Nov. 2 city and school board elections. All election results are unofficial until the canvass of … more

Mid-Prairie FFA takes part in convention

On Oct. 26, nine Mid-Prairie FFA members packed up and headed for Indianapolis, IN to take part in the National FFA Convention.  Members who attended were:  Marissa Cline, Bridget Fisher, … more

Mid-Prairie to perform ‘Meet Me in St. Louis’

The Mid-Prairie High School Drama Department will be performing the musical, Meet Me in St. Louis on November 5th and 6th at 7pm, and 7th at 2pm. Meet Me in St. Louis is about a family in the … more

Mid-Prairie Choir students accepted into All-State

On Saturday, October 23rd Liv Caskey and Avery Slaubaugh were accepted into the 75th Annual Iowa All-State Choir. The pair auditioned from a selection of eight music arrangements that they’ve … more

Candidate Q&As: Mid-Prairie School Board

Leading up to the city and school board elections on Nov. 2, The News contacted each individual running for office and asked them about their candidacy. Those who responded are included in this … more

Author shares stories of Iowa travel at Mid-Prairie Elementary

Mid-Prairie East and West Elementary Schools had a special visitor to start off the month of October. Children’s author, Kristi Bradbury, traveled in to read to each grade level at the … more
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