Mid-Prairie is proud to welcome Superintendent Brian Stone
to the district!
Dear Families of Incoming 9th grade students:
Welcome to MPHS! We are happy you are here! High school is an exciting step in a student’s educational career, and we are committed to helping all students and families have a positive and exciting experience. We are honored to have the opportunity to work together and help our students prepare for their future. To assist students and families for the upcoming school year, we wanted to share some important information.
On Saturday, March 12, the Mid-Prairie Individual Events Speech team competed at Grinnell High School for the Iowa High School Speech Association’s Individual Event State Speech Contest. Of 19 entries, 16 received Division 1 ratings, and six of those are nominated to perform at the Iowa High School Speech Association’s Individual Events All-State Festival on Monday, March 28 at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.
Approximately 1800 students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
92% Staff retention rate reflecting our employees' sustained commitment
Over 30 athletic teams between the middle and high schools.
80% of favorable staff responses measuring meaningful work and a positive work environment
1,191 parents & guardians receive weekly/biweekly communication
HS Choir | 100 members | 1 student selected for OPUS Honor Choir | Mixed Choir I Rating | Ladies Lyrica II Rating | Honor Choir Attendees | 3 Sold Out Madrigal Performances
Congratulations to our MPMS Students of the Month of May!
Congratulations to MPHS Student of the Week for May 16-20, Hannah Sellers! She was nominated by Ms. Pacha. Ms. Pacha said, "Hannah's a hard worker, and she's always positive. She treats her classmates with respect and has a great sense of humor." Great work, Hannah!
Congratulations to our MPHS Students of the Week for May 9-13, Olivia Caskey and Terra Richardson! Mr. Kunz says, "They performed an outstanding senior recital on Sunday, May 1, at MPHS. They demonstrated their many talents in acting, singing, and instrumental music with a wide variety of dramatic acting and musical selections." Congratulations!
Congratulations to Mid-Prairie's Kirkwood Patient Care Academy students: Ethan Kos, Madeline Schrader, Marissa Cline, Elizabeth James, and Mya Miller! They passed the computer and skills portions of the State of Iowa Nurse Aide Test on May 5th. They are now on the state's Direct Care Worker Registry of Certified Nursing Assistants! The class had a 100% pass rate on their first attempt, which speaks volumes for the level of work and commitment this group of students has put into this achievement!
Our MPHS Student of the Week for April 25-29 is Jayden Stafford. Jayden was named honorary athlete of the week for KCRG and qualified for the Drake track meet this coming weekend! Congratulations Jayden!
Our MPHS Students of the Week for April 18-22 are Erin Harmston, Alex Seawright and Mason Sieren! They were nominated by Mrs. Traci Zahrdenek. She says, " On April 9th they participated in Special Olympics Track and Field. Erin participated in the softball throw and 50 meter walk race, Alex participated in the turbo javelin and 200 meter dash and Mason participated in the softball throw and 100 meter walk race. They all did a great job and had a wonderful time!" Way to represent MPHS!
Keep up the great work!
Maddie Nonnenmann signed her letter of intent to play basketball at Blackhawk Community College. Maddie plans to study Business. Congratulations Maddie! Go Hawks!
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