Sarah Farris
The Regional Office of Education #17 is hosting a Substitute Teacher Sign Up Day on Tuesday, November 9 from 1-3pm. Details for what you need to take to sign up can be found on the flyer. ​ If you are interested, but have more questions, please feel free to contact Sarah in District Office, Mrs. Lora at MPGS or Mrs. Fricke at MPHS. Mt. Pulaski CUSD 23 pays substitute teachers $105 per day.
22 days ago, Sarah Farris
Mrs. Fricke
Here's the amended school calendar!
25 days ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Parents: Here are some more great learning opportunities for you! Maintaining A Safe Online Environment Thursday, November 4th @ 6:30pm (CT) https://ilattorneygeneral-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IzNNvAmEQ-ichkjtHlCaLQ Commonly Used Apps (Part I): Snapchat & YouTube Thursday, November 18th @ 6:30pm (CT) https://ilattorneygeneral-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CLZyS3UASu6qZH0sbrBtKQ Commonly Used Apps (Part II): Instagram & TikTok Thursday, December 2nd @ 6:30pm (CT) https://ilattorneygeneral-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3aZmAHldR9SMtlUqlA1JHA
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Student Council will be Trick-or-Treating for canned goods.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Reminder - Here's an Opportunity for Parents who are interested... Helping My Child Navigate Online Aggression Thursday, October 28th 2021 @ 6:30pm https://ilattorneygeneral-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tjUfeEYKRiGulb8DhQ-PeQ For parent and educator resources visit: https://illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/cyberbullying/
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
This is a reminder that school dismisses at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow, 10/8. There is no school on Monday, 10/11, in observance of Columbus Day.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Join us for Volley for the Cure 2021!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Mt. Pulaski CUSD 23 is seeking a full-time Night Custodian for Mt. Pulaski High School. This position is a 12-month, salaried position that offers health, dental and vision insurance, as well as retirement benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. If interested, please contact Heather Fricke to obtain application materials (hfricke@mtpulaski.k12.il.us or 217-792-3209).
2 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
If you are in need of Before & After school care for your child in grades K-5, please join us for an Open House on Wednesday, September 29th from 6:00-7:30pm at the United Methodist Church in Mount Pulaski for more information! The Lincoln Area YMCA will be there to get your child registered and answer any questions.
2 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
As a reminder, students will be dismissed at both buildings as follows on Friday, September 3: Grade School - 11:24 a.m. High School - 11:30 a.m. Additionally, there is no school on Monday, September 6.
3 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Sarah Farris
Senator Sally Turner is hosting a vaccine clinic with the Logan County Health Department. The clinic is free and open to anyone 12 years and older, and also to anyone within the 44th Senate District, not just a Logan County resident. As an incentive, the Senator will be having a drawing for people who complete both shots for a chance to win Amazon gift cards. Please see the flyer for more details.
3 months ago, Sarah Farris
Mrs. Fricke
We are starting the year off in masks, so please help us by conversing with your student about wearing the mask properly (covering the nose and mouth) while inside of the school building and while on school transportation. Thank you!
3 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
School begins at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 23rd...and we can't wait! To print out your own pdf of the school calendar, go to this website: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1144851/PROPOSED_Calendar-2021-2022w-MoU.pdf
4 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Looking for a fun, physical activity to do with your family or friends? Check out the 1st annual 5K hosted by Lincoln College!
4 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Sarah Farris
Opaa! is hiring for kitchen positions at MPHS. If you are interested, please see the flyer for more details.
4 months ago, Sarah Farris
Mrs. Fricke
The Mount Pulaski Economic Development and Planning Board is working in partnership with the Lincoln Area YMCA to bring child care to the Mount Pulaski community. The purpose of this survey is to gather firm numbers on how many students would utilize before and after school child care at a licensed location in Mount Pulaski. The Lincoln Area YMCA before and after school program is currently serving children in grades K-5. Please submit the following survey at your earliest convenience to aid us in the planning and preparation of bringing this collaborative service to our community! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdpemYtJFWsYxRQUIqjzKPRc9zgmeaorkOH3zNOe9OO7qi0JA/viewform?usp=sf_link
5 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Everyone deserves affordable internet at home & the opportunities that come with it. We are proud to help close the #DigitalDivide through the @FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit in collaboration with @HeartlandFwd. See eligibility & learn more: https://getemergencybroadband.org/ If you qualify, the program pays for up to $50/month on in-home internet/WIFI. Check it out!
5 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Sarah Farris
Free student admission to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, now through the end of May!
7 months ago, Sarah Farris
Mrs. Fricke
Mount Pulaski High School Drama Club is performing a broadway show, Little Shop of Horrors! Seats are still available for our Friday, and Saturday night shows and we are opening up Thursday to the public! Each show will start at 7:30pm and will take place in the MPHS Multipurpose Gym on our new stage! Doors will open at 7:00pm. We are at limited capacity and all audience members/groups will be distanced by the name in which seats are reserved. Walk up tickets will be available up until we reach capacity. Reserve your seats now at the links below: Thursday: Donations are appreciated and accepted at the door. Reserve seats here - https://mphsdrama.ludus.com/10017 Friday/Saturday: Ticket cost is $8 for adults and $5 for students accepted at the door. Reserve seats here - https://mphsdrama.ludus.com/10019 Need help reserving your seats, follow directions below, or call the HS office. Thank you in advance for attending our show! Your support will allow us to continue to offer excellent opportunities and experiences for our students! Sincerely, Calob Pluhm, director Rob Siebert, director To reserve your seat: 1) Click on the link for the night you want to attend above 2) Select which night and click "Get Tickets" 3) Select your seat/s - (Rows will be distanced, chairs between groups are automatically reserved for distance as well) 4) Select how many Adult/Student tickets you will need 5) Enter your name and email for reservation confirmation 6) Click "Add to Cart" 7) Check your reservation details and click "Place your order" - No payment will be taken at this time. 8) You should receive confirmation and an email confirming your order 9) You can exit the website
7 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Tomorrow (4/16) is a School Improvement Day. Students will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m.
8 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Reminder: There is no school tomorrow (Friday, 4/2). There is no school on Monday, 4/5. Enjoy the short break!
8 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Preschool Screening!
9 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Our phone lines and internet service are down district-wide. At this time, we do not have an estimate as to when they will be up and running again.
9 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Interested in a tour of the new high school?
9 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Parents and Guardians: Please don't forget to take the 5Essentials survey! The information that is reported back from this survey helps guide improvements for our school district. Each parent may take it once for each building in which he/she has a student enrolled. Current response rates are 35% for MPGS parents & 40% for MPHS parents. Thank you to everyone who has participated! To take the survey, visit: http://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/survey/parent/
9 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
This is a reminder that tomorrow is a Remote Learning Day. There will be no in-person instruction. Students should login as directed on the
9 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
All athletics are cancelled today. This includes practices, the junior high volleyball games, the junior high basketball games, and the high school basketball games. Stay safe and warm!
9 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Time sure is flying by this school year!
10 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
MP staff participating in the 1st round of COVID vaccinations! Excited to do our part!
10 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
As a reminder, tomorrow (Friday, 1/15) is an 11:30AM dismissal for school improvement. This means that all students are dismissed at 11:30AM and no afternoon online sessions will be conducted. Additionally, there is no school on Monday, January 18. If you have questions, please contact your school office. MPGS - 217.792.7220 MPHS - 217.792.3209
11 months ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
As a reminder, there is no school for students this Wednesday (11/25). This is a Remote Planning Day for teachers. Additionally, there is no school on Thanksgiving (11/26) or this Friday (11/27). Enjoy your Thanksgiving break. Remember to be safe - wash up, mask up, and follow social distancing recommendations.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Sarah Farris
Superintendent Lamkey has a request for all of our community to help bridge our past to our future. He is looking for photos of past community school buildings (Elkhart Grade & High Schools, Mt. Pulaski Grade & High Schools, as well as Chestnut, Lake Fork & Cornland Schools. Depending on what pictures are available, we hope to incorporate the old pictures in the construction. If you have pictures available for reproduction or possibly to loan, please contact Superintendent Lamkey at 217-792-7221 or at flamkey@mtpulaski.k12.il.us.
about 1 year ago, Sarah Farris
Mrs. Fricke
The Hot Spot order is going in today! If you haven't registered, we need to know if you need a hot spot, if your student will attend remotely or in-person, if your student intends to purchase lunch/breakfast daily, and if your child needs transportation. You can email your answers to these questions to hfricke@mtpulaski.k12.il.us. You can also call the grade school office (since the HS doesn't have phones) at 217-792-7220. We need this information ASAP! Also, you will still need to visit the correct office to turn in registration paperwork.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Attention parents and guardians we are still here at registration tonight until 8 pm at the grade school gym. The last day to register your child is tomorrow from 9 am to 1 pm. Please come and register!!! We can't wait to see you!
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Reminder: If you need registration paperwork, it is available at the grade school between 8 AM and 3 PM this week. Enter the front door and it's on a table just inside the lobby. Registration is this Thursday and Friday at the grade school gym from 3 PM until 8 PM - and on Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM. Please read through the registration article for specific details: https://www.mtpulaski.k12.il.us/article/283330?org=cusd23
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Special thanks to MPHS freshman, Kaleb Hild, for this video showing daily construction progress. This is a daily compilation of photos he took from the Band room windows during school. https://youtu.be/LKI9G8kCRNQ
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Graduate Celebration
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Here's a few images from the tour of the new construction taken prior to the Board meeting last night. Photos are courtesy of CORE Construction.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Face Covering Information
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Any family who has a student that is kindergarten eligible to begin school this fall (age 5 prior to Sept. 1st, 2020) needs to pre-register with Mr. Newton. If your child was already pre-registered, or was already signed up for a kindergarten screening, you do not need to contact the office. You can contact Mr. Newton at 217-792-7220 on weekdays between 8 AM and noon. You can also email him at genewton@mtpulaski.k12.il.us.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
All offices are closed today due to the power outage. Offices will reopen at 8 AM on Tuesday, April 14.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Sarah Farris
Social distancing has become a key factor in slowing the spread of COVID-19. Please check out this poster for details.
over 1 year ago, Sarah Farris
Mrs. Fricke
With so many uncertainties for all of us, we do not want providing food for our families to be another. Many of our circumstances are changing quickly (jobs, childcare, finances). So, lets continue to work together to get through this! The local churches and community have come together in this time to help one another. Many people have donated food and money to help meet needs. If you are in need of food, we want you to have it! TODAY, food will be available from 3-7 p.m. at the front of the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church Family Life Center (114 N. Lafayette). Just pull on up near the doors, pop your trunk, and I (Casey McCormick) will come out alone and figure out how we can meet your family’s needs. We’ll get you on your way as quickly as possible. If you need food, but this time doesn’t work, please contact me (Casey McCormick) at 217-331-8471 to make arrangements to get you what you need. It would be best to get this food into your hands as quickly as possible, as we don’t know what restrictions will be implemented next.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Due to growing concerns over Covid19, Mt. Pulaski Schools will be operating on a half day schedule releasing students at 11:30 AM. Any families choosing to keep their students home from school today will receive an excused absence with no consequences, including high school students seeking to not take finals. Teachers will have home instruction packets available for student pick up by the end of the school day today. The building will be open during the rest of the week from 8 AM to 1PM daily for families to pick up student supplies and resources. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Per the guidance of the State Superintendent of Education, Dr. Carmen Ayala, ALL in-person school-sponsored activities that were scheduled during the statewide school closure are suspended until school resumes. This includes athletic contests and practices, meetings, award ceremonies, athletic/FFA banquets and events, and other evening events at the schools.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Know the signs. Stay home and contact your doctor if you experience these symptoms.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Mrs. Fricke
Governor Pritzker has announced the closure of all Illinois schools from Tuesday, March 17, 2020, through Monday, March 30, 2020. Mt. Pulaski schools will be in session this Monday, March 16, 2020. School will resume on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Check out Mr. Lamkey’s vlog regarding this closure: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qyuRVwZrog&feature=youtu.be Decisions regarding activities and events will be announced on Monday, March 16, 2020. We understand you may have questions and want more information. We are working diligently to gather and disseminate information as quickly as possible. The safety of our staff and students of highest priority.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Fricke
Sarah Farris
LOCKOUT lifted Mt. Pulaski Schools conducted a “lockout” in both schools by request of the Mt. Pulaski Police Department due to a local incident. The “lockout” has been lifted and both schools are once again operating as usual. The local incident had no connections with the schools; the lockout was a precaution for student and staff safety.
over 1 year ago, Sarah Farris
Sarah Farris
Mr. Lamkey reads to 3A & 3B on Dr. Seuss’s birthday!
over 1 year ago, Sarah Farris
Sarah Farris
Strategic Planning Meeting today
almost 2 years ago, Sarah Farris
Mrs. Fricke
FREE BOWLING - A fun family event! The ALMH Community Health Collaborative and the Lincoln/Logan Crimestoppers are once again teaming up to host a FREE community bowling party. We are celebrating healthy, substance-free lifestyles! Bring your family and join in on the fun including free bowling, free shoe rental, free food and giveaways!
almost 2 years ago, Mrs. Fricke
MP Tech. Admin.
Congratulations to Danielle Lora! The BOE approved her hire as the 2020-2021 MPGS Principal. We are excited to have her on board!
almost 2 years ago, MP Tech. Admin.