Early Literacy Focus for Iowa - Letter from Department of Education Director Brad Buck
Reading is essential to student success in school and in life. The Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck has requested district's assistance in sharing information with families about early literacy efforts in Iowa. Click here to access the link to a letter from Director Buck about the importance of all of our combined efforts to improve literacy, especially in kindergarten, first and second grades. If you have any questions about the the current district efforts being made, please contact your student's teacher, your building principal or you may contact district offices at 641-421-4400.
Public Notice - School In Need of Assistance Designation Notification
Supplemental Educational Services (SES)
In August of 2014, parents of students attending Harding Elementary and Roosevelt Elementary were notified of the schools' designation as a "School in Need of Assistance," or SINA, under federal guidelines due to a portion of our students not reaching proficiency goals on the Iowa Assessments for at least two consecutive years. As a result, our district is required by law to offer the opportunity for supplemental educational services, such as tutoring to eligible students attending those schools. The district is not required to provide transportation to off-site supplemental educational service locations. Transportation to these sites will be the responsibility of the parent.
New Website Feature - THE VIRTUAL BACKPACK
The Mason City Community School District is offering a new feature on their website – “The Virtual Backpack.” The school district is a part of the larger community in which it carries out its education mission. The school district has been a conduit for providing information by permitting distribution of non-school materials to inform students and their families of youth-related programs or activities, and of events that intend to improve the health, education or welfare of students according to Board policy.
Mason City Community School district has implemented a “green” approach for distributing information from school sponsored activities and flyers from non-school community organizations to which approval is granted.
Vocational Rehabilitation Services Available
Anyone 16 years of age or over with a physical or emotional impairment which creates a substantial impediment to employment and will require multiple Vocational Rehabilitation services over an extended period of time is encouraged to contact Susan Faber, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, serving Mason City High School. Phone 641-422-1551, ext. 44548 to schedule an appointment to learn more about these services. Examples of diagnoses are asthma, diabetes, cognitive impairments, learning disabilities, neurologic, hearing, speech, orthopaedic, psychiatric, and epilepsy. Examples of services are guidance and counseling, possible training assistance, possible tuition assistance in an approved rehabilitation training program, possible assistance with prosthetic devices, job placement assistance.
School Portrait Information
For individual student portraits information and order forms, please click on this link. Student portraits will be taken at registration for students in grades 7-12. Information and dates for elementary student portraits is listed in the link.
- Administrative/Supervisory District Organizational Charts
- Mohawk Interim Head Football Coach Announced
- Century Club Fund Drive - Mohawk Booster Club
- Summer Math to Stimulate Your Child's Mind
- Financial Information - Board of Education Meeting - June 12, 2014
- 2014-2015 Calendar
- Public Notice - Wellness Policy
- 2014-2015 Student Fee Schedule
- How Does the District Come Up With Some of Those Fees?
- 2012-2013 Annual Report to the Communtiy