Posts With Keyword ‘Superintendent Mark Schneider’

Mid-Prairie School Board Gets First Look at Construction Progress

Posted: Thursday, June 30th, 2011 at 6:27 am

Project managers say construction work is still ahead of schedule on Mid-Prairie School District’s new high school building, and board members had their first walk-through as part of their meeting this week.  

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Tour of High School Construction Progress Part of Mid-Prairie Meeting

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Officials with the Mid-Prairie School District are pleased with the progress of construction on the district’s new high school, and will be offering a tour of that progress at tonight’s board meeting.

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Plans Moving Forward for Mid-Prairie Central Office

Posted: Monday, June 20th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie School District’s central office has been located in the same building since 1986, but it has never been renovated in nearly 50 years.  

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Mid-Prairie High School Renovations Ahead of Schedule

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at 6:25 am

As summer break for Mid-Prairie students continues, renovations on their high school are moving ahead at full steam.  

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Mid-Prairie School Board Discusses Finances

Posted: Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Mid-Prairie School Board met earlier this week and during their meeting, they talked about finances. 

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Mid-Prairie Board to Discuss Finances

Posted: Monday, April 11th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Mid-Prairie School Board is meeting tonight to talk about finances.  

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Mid-Prairie and Keota School Boards Discuss Sharing Agreements

Posted: Saturday, April 2nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Mid-Prairie and Keota School Boards have approved various sharing agreements between the two districts.  

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Mid-Prairie School Board Hears a Construction Update

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Mid-Prairie School Board met Monday evening and heard an update on the high school construction project. 

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Mid-Prairie Adopts 2011-2012 School Calendar

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Mid-Prairie Board of Education recently adopted the school calendar for the next school year of 2011-2012.

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Mid-Prairie Board Discusses Board Policies

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Mid Prairie Board of Education met on Monday and discussed changes in three different board policies.

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School Lunches will be changing

Posted: Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 6:26 am

School lunch will never be the same again.

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Keota School Board looking at Future Enrollment Trends

Posted: Saturday, January 15th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Keota Community School Board is looking at doing a future enrollment census to gage how many children are in the community.

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Changes in Teacher Pay Might be Coming

Posted: Friday, January 14th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The man Governor Terry Branstad wants to become Iowa’s next Department of Education Director has some controversial ideas on teacher pay.

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Mid Prairie Board Looks at Technology in the Classroom

Posted: Wednesday, January 12th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie Board of Education met on Monday and the board spent most of their time talking with teachers about their use of technology in the classroom.

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Mid Prairie Board Awards Contracts for Renovation Project

Posted: Wednesday, December 15th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Monday night the Mid Prairie Board of Education awarded contracts for the High School Renovation Project.

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New Graduation Requirements for Students

Posted: Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Students this year for the first time will have to meet increased graduation requirements from the state.

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Schools in danger of more budget cuts

Posted: Saturday, November 27th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Iowa schools may be in danger of having to slash their budgets again.

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Test scores remain flat; but one Superintendent doesn’t like how they are done.

Posted: Friday, November 26th, 2010 at 6:25 am

According to the Iowa Department of Education test scores have remained stagnant over the past two years among Iowa students on standardized tests.

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Keota School District Looking at Finances

Posted: Saturday, November 13th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Keota Community School District Board of education met on Thursday and one of their main focuses was on finances. Superintendent Mark Schneider says business manager Cindy Stagee reviewed with the board the current state of the district saying that Keota along with other school districts was hit hard last year in the state budget cut. He says she also told the board about some of the things that the district has been trying to do to become more efficient. Schneider says the board also discussed the education jobs fund, taking a wait and see approach if they needed the money later in the year.

School Dress Codes not a Problem in South East Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 at 6:23 am

School Dress Codes may be a problem in other areas but not in south east Iowa.

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