Posts With Keyword ‘Mark Schneider’

Update on Mid-Prairie Central Office

Posted: Monday, May 21st, 2012 at 6:26 am

Mid-Prairie Superintendent Mark Schneider held a special meeting last week to look at floor plans for a new central office.

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Preview of the Mid-Prairie Board of Education Meeting

Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The Mid-Prairie Community School District will meet for their board of education meeting tonight.

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Preview of the Mid-Prairie Board of Education Meeting

Posted: Sunday, May 13th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Mid-Prairie Community School District will meet for their board of education meeting Wednesday.

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Mid-Prairie School District Board to Give Summer Update

Posted: Sunday, June 12th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Officials from the Mid-Prairie School Board will give their first update of the summer at their June meeting.  

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Standardized Grading Could Help Students

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Middle School students in one school district in central Iowa will see changes in the way they are graded in school starting next fall. 

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Concerns Raised Regarding Superintendent Consolidation

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Earlier this week, Senator Matt McCoy introduced a proposal to eliminate more than 200 school superintendents in the state in an effort to save money. 

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Mid-Prairie School Board Meeting

Posted: Thursday, February 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Mid-Prairie School Board met this week and discussed finances in the school district. 

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Keota School Board Meeting

Posted: Saturday, February 12th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Keota School Board met Thursday evening and heard from representatives from Shive-Hattery regarding the new addition of the Keota High and Elementary schools. 

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School Boards Evaluate Superintendent

Posted: Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Mid Prairie and Keota Community School Districts met on Monday for their joint board meeting which included the evaluation of shared superintendent Mark Schneider in a closed session. Schneider says the evaluation happens every year in November. He says that way if there are any problems or concerns changes can be made during the rest of the school year. Schneider says he felt the evaluation went very well. The next Keota School Board meeting will be Thursday December 9th; the next Mid Prairie School Board meeting will be Monday, December 13th.

Mid Prairie School board makes a decision on elementaries

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Mid Prairie Board of Education met Monday and one of the main items they discussed was the Elementary study Group Report.

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Iowa Supreme Court: Child Injury Waivers not Enforceable

Posted: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that injury release forms signed by parents for their kid’s field trips can’t be enforced.

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Mid Prairie Superintendent Questions Des Moines Principals Stance on Social Promotion

Posted: Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Mid Prairie School Superintendent is questioning whether Des Moines Middle School Principals are making the right decision to want to end Social Promotion in Middle School.

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Keota Community School District Decides against Block Scheduling

Posted: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Keota Community School District held their board meeting on Thursday and made a decision about whether or not to go to Block Scheduling to better share resources with Mid-Prairie Schools.

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Keota School Board Meeting Tomorrow Night

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Keota Community School Board Meeting will be tomorrow night.

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Longer School Year Likely not Possible in Local Schools

Posted: Monday, October 11th, 2010 at 6:25 am

President Barack Obama may be pushing for students to spend more time in the classroom by adding more days, but at least one local superintendent doesn’t think that would be possible in South East Iowa.

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Mid-Prairie and Keota to hold a Joint Opening Session for New School Year

Posted: Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 6:17 am

A joint opening session for the staff at Mid-Prairie and Keota Schools is next Monday.

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M-P Schools Face $570k Reduction in State Funds

Posted: Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 at 6:45 am

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Mid Prairie Schools are facing a 570-thousand dollar reduction in state funding

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