3rd Annual District-Wide Walk-a-Thon
The 3rd Annual District-Wide Walk-a-Thon fundraiser is underway and will culminate with a day of walking and activities at all of the schools in our district on Friday, May 1, 2015. This fundraising event is organized in conjunction with the PTO/Parent Organizations for all K-12 buildings and all proceeds from this "healthy" fundraiser go directly to the PTO at each building. Past proceeds have been used for field trips, classroom materials, activities, and technology.
Donating is easy! You may donate directly through a student when they ask for pledges from family/friends/co-workers. You may drop off your donation directly to your student's building office. or you may donate on-line this year. Below is a list of secured links for each of the buildings or if you would like to donate to the district link, the funds will be divided evenly between all of the buildings.
|John Adams Middle School|
|Mason City High School|
|Mason City Community School District (donations distributed evenly between all of the buildings)|
Parents/Guardians are invited to participate in the walk with their students. Click here for information regarding the walking schedules for each building. Come and join the fun in this "healthy" fundraising event for all of our schools.
Iowa High School Music Association Class 4A Solo & Ensemble Contest Results
The Mason City High School Music Department participated in the Iowa High School Music Association Class 4A Solo and Ensemble Contest held at East Waterloo High School on Saturday, April 18. More than 750 students participated overall with approximately 90 of those student performing from MCHS. Four of the thirteen selected to receive the Outstanding Performance Award were from MCHS. Congratulations to Concert Madrigal Choir, Varsity Chamber Choi, Daniella Debrah/Olivia Pappas Duet and Maddie Wann/Elijah Warfield Duet on this selection and to all who participated in this contest. Click here for the media release in its entirety.
Ducking, Dodging, and Donating for Hope
Mason City High School iJAG program held a very successful event on Saturday, April 11 to raise awareness for Freidreich's Ataxia, a degenerative muscle disorder. A dodge ball tournament was held in the high school gym with 54 teams participating. $3,900 was raised during this 2nd Annual Hayden's Hope and iJAG Dodge Ball Tournament. Click here to read the entire article submitted by the iJAG program on this great event.
Mason City Alternative School Environmental Science Program Honored
The Iowa Urban Tree Council recognized the Mason City Alternative Students Environmental Science Program as an Outstanding Youth Project/Program for 2014. The award was presented at the 25th Annual Urban Forestry Awards Luncheon on April 9. The success of this program is due in large part to the unique partnership between the City of Mason City, the Mason City Schools alternative school students, Trees Forever, and Alliant Energy. Click here to read the media release in its entirety.
Call for Distinguished Alumni Nominations
Mason City High School is actively seeking nominations for the next group of distinguished alumni to be selected and recognized in November, 2015. MCHS has a strong tradition of graduates who have built a legacy that extends far beyond our school walls. Nominations are currently being accepted through May 22, 2015. Click here to submit an online nomination or click on the link below to download a nomination form that can be printed, completed and dropped off or mailed to Dan Long, Principal, Mason City High School, 1700 4th St. SE, Mason City, IA 50401.
Now is the time to get the word out
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- Now Available - April 2015 Issue of Each and Every Child Newsletter - A Department of Education Publication
- New District-Wide Automated Phone Answering System
- 4-Year-Old Preschool Program Expanding at Mason City Community School District
- Education Funding FACT OF THE WEEK
- Early Literacy Focus for Iowa - Letter from Department of Education Director Brad Buck
- Public Notice - School In Need of Assistance Designation Notification
- New Website Feature - THE VIRTUAL BACKPACK
- Vocational Rehabilitation Services Available
- School Portrait Information