4th Annual District-wide Walk-A-Thon
The Mason City Community Schools and PTOs are collaborating to hold the 4th Annual District-Wide Walk-A-Ton on Friday, May 6. This event is to promote healthy physical activity for our students and community and to raise funds for our schools.
Fundraising kick-offs were held on Friday, April 15. Each building has fundraising incentives planned and students may earn such items as extra recess time, duct taping staff to the wall, throwing pies or wet sponges at administrators, throwing out the first pitch at a NIACC Trojans baseball game and much more.
Iowa Department of Education Seeks Public Input on Literacy Standards
The Iowa Department of Education (DOE) is seeking input from Iowans on the state's literacy standards for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The DOE has several public forums scheduled on April 25-26 and an online survey following a state panel's recommendation to seek public feedback on the current literacy standards. The survey will be open through May 13. To take the survey, go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TGHQWCL
Click here to access the news release in its entirety.
Board of Education - You Tube Channel
The Mason City Community School District Board of Education, at the regular meeting on Monday, April 18, 2016, decided to continue the practice of video recording and posting the Board of Education meetings for our community.
The district has created a Mason City Community School District Board of Education You Tube Channel for posting these meetings. Click here to access the Mason City Community School District Board of Education channel.
2015-2016 Make-Up Days Schedule
With the North Iowa winter and the Mohawk Girls Basketball team making it to the State Tournaments, we have some days to make-up at the end of the year for school cancellations. Click on the link below for the current snow/tournament cancellation related make-up schedule.
Revised calendars for all grade levels have been uploaded to the website and these calendars can be accessed by clicking on the "SCHOOL CALENDAR" link in the "Resources" menu on the left on this website's home page.
If you have any questions about the make-up schedule or plans for your student's building/attendance center, please contact your building's office staff or your student's teacher. Thank you!
Now Available - April 2016 Issue of Each and Every Child Newsletter - A Department of Education Publication
The April 2016 Newsletter is now available. The Department of Education provides a monthly publication, Each and Every Child. This newsletter can be found on the Department of Education website at https://www.educateiowa.gov/each-and-every-child-newsletter. In the April 2016 issue, learn about Special Education and teacher-leaders in articles about Waukee and Benton Community School Districts.
- 4-Year-Old Preschool Program Pre-Registration for 2016-2017 Now Open
- Reading Assessments and Early Literacy
- Office 365 Now Available Free of Charge for Every Mason City Student
- Parents/Guardians - Update of Communication Preferences Needed
- Iowa School Report Card
- Mason City High School
- Ga-Ga Court New to Mason City Alternative School
- Public Notice - School In Need of Assistance 2015-2016 Notice
- Public Notice - Level I Investigators
- Public Notice - Open Enrollment