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We will dismiss school at 1:15 today, Fri 1/14. There will be NO activities or practices (including youth) today. ... See MoreSee Less
On January 8th, Mediapolis brought 7 students to audition for the SEIBA Honor Band. This demanding and strenuous audition included performing major scales and upper level etudes for an adjudicator. Lily Nalley, Flute; Isaac Smith, Trumpet; and Macy Wagenbach, Flute were accepted into the 2022 SEIBA Honor Band. Isaac Smith was named one of the trumpet alternates for the IBA 8th Grade All-Iowa Band. The concert will be on January 22nd at 4:30 PM at Clear Creek Amana High School in Tiffin, IA. Ticket prices are $5 for adults and $4 for students/senior citizens. Huge congratulations to these students for their hard work! ... See MoreSee Less
Mediapolis Schools will be delayed for 2 hours today, Friday, 1/7/22. ... See MoreSee Less
Mediapolis Families and Staff,Our school district recently learned of an anonymous, nationwide threat against schools that is being shared on social media outlets such as TikTok. The general threat toward all U.S. schools declares Friday, Dec. 17, as “American School Shooting Day.” The posts warn about the possibility of nationwide shootings or bomb threats associated with this day. We have partnered with local law enforcement to vigilantly investigate whether there are any local connections to these social media posts. At this time, law enforcement has not acquired any evidence that would deem these threats as credible in our area. Out of an abundance of caution, our schools will be in close contact with law enforcement throughout the day on Friday. The Des Moines County Sheriff’s Department will have extra patrols around campus.Please take this opportunity to talk with your students about the appropriate use of social media, and the seriousness and resulting consequences of making any kind of threat. Encourage your students to speak with you or an adult at school if they see or hear something so immediate action can be taken. In addition, if anyone in our community sees something suspicious, please report it to the school immediately or call local law enforcement.We appreciate your support and partnership. ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations to the Mediapolis JA Titan team who took first place in the Scholarship Round of competition!Each student won a $1000 scholarship. ... See MoreSee Less
The 5-12 winter band concert on Friday, December 17th has been moved to Monday, December 20th. ... See MoreSee Less
Mediapolis Junior Achievement Titan Team UpdateTeam 4: Brett Stoller 11, Kinzey Kroll 12, Randall Hine 12 (L-R). Mentor was Jake SchnedlerTeam 3: Sydney McElhinney 11, Katie Carter 12, Michael Kennedy 11, Ryan Konecne 12 and mentor Don SchmidgallTeam 2: Chelise Stoller 12, AJ Haynie 12, Ben Egan 11, Liz Lane 11 Team 1: Mentor Don Schmidgall, Elijah Grier 12, Payton Anderson 11, Morgan Frank 11, Cole Lipper and mentor Jake Schnedler.All four teams competed in the JA Titan competition on Wednesday November 17. This was held in Muscatine at HNI. All four teams did very well. Team 1 advanced to the scholarship round in Davenport on December 8 at Palmer School of Chiropractic. They will be competing against eight other schools for a $1000 scholarship. ... See MoreSee Less
Mediapolis Community School DistrictImmediate “Anticipated” NeedElementary School SecretaryStarting wage $10.10/hour(Additional $.55/hour for college degree)$500 per month toward school district’s medical insurance plan7:15am-3:45pm Monday-Friday(Approximately 200 days of service per school year)Non-Certified Application available on-line: www.meposchools.orgPlease send letter of application, resume, and references to:Mediapolis Community School DistrictAttn: Dave Van Ness, Elementary PrincipalP.O. Box 358, Mediapolis, IA 52637[Email hidden]AA/EOE ... See MoreSee Less

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Students, parents, employees and others doing business with or performing services for the Mediapolis Community School District are hereby notified that this school district does not discriminate on the basis of age (except for permitting/prohibiting students to engage in certain activities), race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status (in programs), gender, socioeconomic status (in programs), creed, or genetic information (in employment) in admission or access to, or treatment in, its programs and activities and in employment practices, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other applicable state and federal laws.

The District has adopted grievance procedures for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to sex discrimination pursuant to Title IX, please contact Roger Thornburg, Title IX Coordinator, 725 N. Northfield Street, PO BOX 358, Mediapolis, IA 52637, (319) 394-3101 ext. 1126, thornburgr@mepoedu.org, or the U.S. Department of Education (attn. Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil Rights; 400 Maryland Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC 20202; 800-421-3481; OCR@ed.gov). If you have questions or a grievance related to any other type of discrimination, please contact the Superintendent, 725 N. Northfield Street, Mediapolis, IA 52637.