Mid-Prairie Individual Events State Contest and All-State Nominations

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.

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Mid-Prairie Individual Events at Tri-County Schools February 26

On Saturday, February 26, the Mid-Prairie Individual Events Speech team competed at Tri-County Schools for the Iowa High School Speech Association Individual Events District Speech Contest. Of the 14 students with 22 events that competed, 19 events are advancing to State IE Contest at Grinnell High School on Saturday, March 12. The results are as follows:

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Approximately 1200 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.

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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

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Congratulations to our MPHS Students of the Week for May 9-13, Olivia Caskey and Terra Richardson!

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!

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Congratulations to Mid-Prairie's Kirkwood Patient Care Academy Students!

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!

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MPHS April 18-22 Students of the Week

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!

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Congrats to April 11-15 MPHS Student of the Week!

MPHS student of the week for April 11-15 is Caiden Sellers. Caiden was nominated by his math teacher Mr. Hotz. Mr. Hotz said , "Caiden is in my 2nd block Applied Algebra 1 course. In class he participates very well by asking questions, working well in group or small groups, and completes work when given time during class. Caiden is also very positive and typically will work ahead when opportunities present instead of wasting time. " Congrats Caiden! 

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Geometry at MPHS

This has been a busy week in geometry. We made dilation 3 D mobiles. Then we look at how scale factors affect length, area, surface area and volume. We were surprised by how much more volume you can get just by doubling the side lengths of a 3D solid.

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