Home of the Bruins and Honeybears

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Gene Newton
119 North Garden Street
Mount Pulaski, IL 62548

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


  • Wednesday, September 16: 8th Grade Night for Bruin Baseball! The ceremony will begin around 4/4:15 PM at Veterans Park prior to the game.
  • Friday, September 20: Step It UP! Day of Awesomeness!
  • Friday, September 27: Students dismissed at 11:24 AM - School Improvement Day
  • Friday, October 11: Parent-Teacher Conferences from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM.
  • Monday, October 14: No School - Columbus Day
  • Friday, October 18: Junior High “Blast from the Past” Dance from 6 PM until 8:30 PM in the cafeteria.
  • Monday, October 21: School Board Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Unit Office
  • Thursay, October 31: Students dismissed at 11:24 AM - School Improvement Day
  • Thursday, November 7: Picture re-take day. Cheerleading, Girls’ Basketball, and 7/8 Boys’ Basketball pictures will also be taken. Athletes need to bring their uniforms to school along with a picture order form and payment. 
  • Monday, November 11: No School - Veterans Day
  • Monday, November 18: School Board Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Unit Office
  • Wednesday, November 27: Students dismissed at 1:58 PM.
  • Thursday, November 28: No School - Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday, November 29: No School
  • Tuesday, December 10: PreK through Grade 4 Concert at 6:30 PM in the MPGS Gymnasium
  • Monday, December 16: School Board Meeting at 7:00 PM in the Unit Office
  • Tuesday, December 17: Grade 5-8 Winter Band and Chorus Concert in the MPGS Gym at 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, December 19: Students dismissed at 1:58 PM
  • Friday, December 20: Students dismissed at 1:58 PM
  • Saturday, December 21 through Sunday, January 5: No School - Winter Break
  • Monday, January 6: School resumes
  • Parents: We want to inform you that we have made some changes within our district this year. If your child receives a related service (speech, occupational therapy, physical therapy, or counseling) service logs are available upon request. Contact the administrator of the service plan for details.
  • Meet Mr. Lamkey.
  • Individual Season Pass to Home Athletics Events: Each pass is $50 and valid for the person named on the pass only. No family passes for the 2018-2019 season.
  • We serve breakfast! It starts at 7:45 a.m. each school day. Cost for breakfast is $1.50 or $0.30 for students who qualify for reduced-priced meals.  Students who qualify for free lunches are eligible for free breakfast.  
  • 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.
  • 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.


  • 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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