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Gene Newton
119 North Garden Street
Mount Pulaski, IL 62548

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


  • Thursday, October 19: Fundraiser Pick Up Date! If you sold items in the first fundraiser this school year, please pick those items up via the back cafeteria doors between 3 PM and 4:30 PM.
  • Friday, October 20: End of Quarter 1
  • Friday, October 20: Junior High Dance
  • Week of October 23: Red Ribbon Week! Dress up days will be as follows: Monday, wear RED because “We Support Being Drug Free”; Tuesday, wear a hat to “put a cap on drugs”; Wednesday, wear pajamas because “it’s more comfortable being drug free”; Thursday, wear clothes from another era because “drugs have never been cool”; Friday, wear sunglasses because “we’re too bright to mess with drugs"
  • Tuesday, October 24: 8th Grade Field Trip to CareerSpark
  • Wednesday, October 25: Quarter 1 Report Cards for grades 2-8 will be available on TeacherEase at 3:00 PM.
  • Tuesday, October 31: Students dismissed at 11:24 AM for school improvement.
  • Tuesday, November 14: PASE Pie Sale Pick Up! Please enter via the back cafeteria doors to pick up your pie orders between 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM.
  • Friday, November 17: Please deliver your Cookie Walk cookies to the grade school between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.
  • Saturday, November 18: Christmas on Vinegar Hill at MPGS - Come out to MPGS to get some holiday shopping done. Stop by the cafeteria in the morning to purchase cookies from our Cookie Walk. PASE will also be serving lunch in the cafeteria.
  • Wednesday, November 22: Students dismissed at 1:58 PM.
  • Thursday, Novmeber 23: No School - Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 24: No School 
  • Tuesday, December 19: Students dismissed at 1:58 PM
  • Wednesday, December 20: Students dismissed at 1:58 PM - Last day of Quarter 2 - Last day of Semester 1
  • Thursday, December 21 through Wednesday, January 3: No School
  • Thursday, January 4: School resumes
  • You can still order school pictures! You can order online using code 18804HB. 
  • 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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