Our Mission:

Mediapolis Community School challenges each individual to strive for excellence and to become a lifelong learner.

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Pre-K-5 Principal
It is my sincere pleasure to be serving the students, parents, and staff as elementary principal for the Mediapolis Community School District.
Great facilities, caring staff, and committment to quality teaching make Mediapolis an excellent place for children to learn.
If you have concerns or questions, feel free to contact me at 319-394-3101 or vannessd@mepoedu.org
Respectfully, Dave VanNess


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Elementary Calendar

  • Apr 25 4th Grade Music Program 7:00 p.m. -Auditorium
  • Apr 24-27 MEPO Spring Book Fair
  • Apr 26 Scheduled 1:00 Dismissal
  • Apr 26 Kid Art Day
  • May 1 Kindergarten Field Trip to Muscatine Discovery Center and Fuller Park
  • May 1 1st  Grade Music Program 6:30 p.m. -Auditorium
  • May 1 2nd Grade Music Program 7:30 p.m. -Auditorium
  • May 3 Scheduled 1:00 Dismissal
  • May 8 Kindergarten Music Program 6:30 p.m. -Auditorium
  • May 8 3rd Grade Music Program 7:30 p.m. -Auditorium
  • May 11 First Grade Field Trip to Iowa City MacBride Hall
  • May 16 TK Graduation 6:30 p.m. -Auditorium
  • May 18 3rd Grade Field Trip to Des Moines County Historical (AM) & Old Threshers (PM)
  • May 18 5-8th Grade Band/Choir Concert 6:30 p.m. -Auditorium
  • May 19 4th Grade Field Trip to Putnam
  • May 22 2nd Grade Field Trip to Niabi Zoo
  • May 22 Fifth Grade Field Trip to Langwood
  • May 22 PK Graduation 6:30 p.m. -Auditorium
  • May 23 2nd Grade Field Trip to Starr’s Cave (AM)
  • May 23 MEPOlympics: 3rd -5th graders 1:30-3:00 p.m.
  • May 24 MEPOlympics: PK-2nd graders 9:00-10:30 a.m.
  • May 24 4/5th Grade Track & Field Day

Please check out the 2016-2017 District Calendar for these and other important dates.

  • Aug 23 First Day of School!

Please check out the 2017-2018 District Calendar for next year’s important dates.