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Gene Newton
119 North Garden Street
Mount Pulaski, IL 62548

Phone: (217) 792-7220
Fax: (217) 792-7221


  • The office is open weekdays from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM.
  • SOLAR ECLISPE SAFETY - August 21 - Please keep your family safe!
  • Sunday, August 6: PreK Open House from 2 PM to 4 PM for parents/students interested in enrolling this school year.
  • Monday, August 7: Walk-in Registration begins. All students must be registered in person. Please come into the office to register your children between 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM.
  • Tuesday, August 22: Open House from 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Bring in your school supplies and set up your locker/meet your teachers!
  • Wednesday, August 23: First day of school for students! The tardy bell rings at 7:58 AM. School dismisses at 1:58 PM.
  • Thursday, August 24: School dismisses at 1:58 PM.
  • Friday, August 25: School dismisses at 1:58 PM.
  • Monday, August 28: First day of attendance for PreK and ECE students.
  • Monday, August 28 through Friday, September 1: School dismisses at 2:01 PM.
  • Friday, September 1: Deadline for girls in grades K-4 to sign up for Grizzlies Club Basketball.
  • Monday, September 4: No School - Labor Day
  • Friday, September 22: Midterm
  • Friday, September 29: School dismisses at 11:27 AM for school improvement.
  • Thursday, October 5: School dismisses at 11:27 AM. Parent/teacher conferences are from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM by pre-arranged appointment. Junior high appointments can be scheduled by calling the office. To schedule any other grade, contact the classroom teacher via email.
  • Friday, October 6: No School - Parent/teacher conferences are from 8:00 AM until noon by pre-arranged appointment.
  • Monday, October 9: No School - Columbus Day
  • Friday, October 20: End of Quarter 1
  • PASS ILLINOIS BUDGET - Parent Letter Parent FAQ
  • MPGS is a CATCH School! We’re working to help all students become CATCH MVP’s. A CATCH MVP is a student who Moves & stays active, Values healthing eating, and Practices healthy habits. Click here to learn more!
  • The bus barn phone number is 217-792-5687. This number receives text messages and calls. Please text or call the bus barn if your child will not be riding as usual.
  • Families interested in purchasing the $125 Family Athletics Pass should fill out this form and return it to the office with payment.
  • Need affordable internet at home? Comcast is offering an affordable opportunity for families who qualify. Click here to check it out or call 1-855-846-8376.

PARCC Testing

Improving Curriculum

  • Click here to read the MPCUD #23 Personalized Learning Initiative (PLI) as discussed in detail at the August 2013 Board of Education meeting.

 Other Activities

  • The Technology Department recycles used inkjet cartridges and laserjet cartridges throughout the entire school year. Toner, cell phones and ribbons are not accepted. Feel free to drop off items in the school office for the recycling program.

  • Keep informed of your students' progress online. TeacherEase is available for students and parents. Request a sign-in!

School Year Information

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