Mt. Pulaski Community School District #23 would like to determine approximately how many kindergarten students to expect for the 2023 - 2024 school year. Children must be five years old on or before September 1, 2023 to be eligible for kindergarten. If your child is eligible to enter kindergarten for the upcoming school year, please complete the form below by April 30th. Before entering in the fall, we will need a copy of your child’s physical and immunization record, dental and eye exam, and a certified birth certificate.
22 days ago, Danielle Lora
Kinder Survey
Mikah Martin, the 5 y.o. son of Kim Oglesby Martin & Jesse Martin, was recently diagnosed with Berkitt's Lymphoma. This fundraiser is to help support Mikah & his family as he battle's this cancer. Mikah will receive approximately 50% of the shirt costs depending on the total amount of shirts sold. The Deadline to order is March 11th & production of the shirts will begin AFTER the order is closed. Pickup/Distribution locations & times will be announced after the order is complete. We are tentatively planning to have pickup locations locally, in the surrounding towns (Springfield, Decatur, Lincoln), & to the Mount Pulaski Schools. If you live outside of central IL or do not have someone locally that can get your order to you, there is a shipping option on the website - we ask that ONLY non-local people use it. WEBSITE: ***Mighty Mikah T-Shirts - offered in Royal blue, Light grey, & black He Can - Heal Cancer T-Shirts - offered in Royal blue, Dark grey, & black THANK YOU for your support! Mikah & his family truly appreciate it!
23 days ago, Tara McLaughlin
Mighty Mikah Shirts
Mighty Mikah Shirts
Here's the link to the calendar for next school year that was approved by the BoE at their meeting last week:
23 days ago, Mrs. Fricke
The Scholastic Book Fair is coming! SAVE THE DATE for March 13-17 and get ready to empower your reader with book choice. Start exploring together: #ScholasticBookFair
24 days ago, Tara McLaughlin
Scholastic Book Fair
Read Across America Week
27 days ago, Danielle Lora
Read Across America Week
The MPGS track season begins in one month! If you have a 5th - 8th grade student that is interested in participating in track this year, please have them sign up with Coach Switzer in the gym. Sign ups will continue until our first official practice which will be held on Monday, March 20th. All parents should download our Team App (MPGS Track and Field) for more information. Please contact Mr. A or Coach Switzer if you have any additional questions.
28 days ago, Mr. A
A message from our friends at Chestnut Health Systems:
28 days ago, Mrs. Fricke
All the hard things
Online ordering is now open! Yearbooks are $18 each. To order your yearbook visit: and enter code 72517G. Orders are due by March 10, 2023.
28 days ago, Tara McLaughlin
Yearbook 22/23
Today 3B learned about Mardi Gras and made masks to celebrate!
29 days ago, Kaytlyn Newburn
Our 3rd graders read a book about the Statue of Liberty. Then we tried to sculpt it. It was harder than they thought it would be.
29 days ago, Keri Elliott
Statue of Liberty
The Hilltop Club is sponsoring a fundraiser for Mikah Martin:
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Fricke
Just a reminder tomorrow 2/17/23 is an 11:26 dismissal day! And there is no school on Monday 2/20/23 for President's Day! Enjoy!!
about 1 month ago, Tara McLaughlin
Parents please help us out by taking the 5 essential survey!!! We would love to hear from you. To take the survey, please visit
about 1 month ago, Danielle Lora
Parents - You're invited to register for the IL ICAC Webinar titled "How to Recognize, Report, & Prevent Sextortion" on Feb 21st @6:30 pm. Please register in advance for this webinar:
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Fricke
Today we read our books to stuffed aniimals.
about 1 month ago, Keri Elliott
Today we read our books to stuffed animals.
Today, genius hour classes had a guest speaker, Dawn Kruse. She is a volunteer for MADD and shared the story about her daughter, Maddie Kruse, dying from a drunk driver in 2015. Mrs. Kruse also shared facts about drunk driving and the services that MADD provides.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Parker
MADD Kruse 1
MADD Kruse 2
MADD Kruse 3
MADD Kruse 4
The Student Council is proud to sponsor the 2023 Junior High Valentine's Day Dance taking place Friday, February 10th from 7-9pm in the Grade School cafeteria. Cost is $5 per student. Age appropriate semi-formal attire is encouraged. Tickets will be sold at the door only.
about 1 month ago, Tara McLaughlin
Valentine's Day Dance
Safer Internet Day: Please register in advance for this online webinar (Feb 7th 6:30-7:0pm): You are also invited to attend "Self-Generated Content and Sextortion Awareness and Prevention" provided by the ICAC Task Force and the National Criminal Justice Training Center (NCJTC). Don't miss these important opportunities to learn and protect our youth! Please register in advance for this webinar (Feb 7th 2:00-3:30pm):
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Fricke
Safer Internet Day
Some more images from "Kiss the Pig"
about 2 months ago, Sarah Farris
MPGS students
Mr. A kisses the pig
Tara kisses the pig
Mrs. Jones kisses the pig
Over the past few weeks, students at MPGS raised money to benefit Eli Maynard and his family as he battles cancer. Staff volunteered to "kiss the pig" if they were the top money earner. PE teacher, girls basketball coach and Athletic Director Ryan McVickers raised the most money, thanks to a "viral" video! After the initial goal of $2000 was reached, the goal was raised to $2500! Superintendent Lamkey, Principal Lora & SRO Josh Pharis were pulled into the fun and in total, our students raised a whopping $4,186.13 for the Maynard family. Well done MPGS!! Best of luck, Eli!
about 2 months ago, Sarah Farris
McVickers, Lamkey, Lora, Pharis kiss the pig
Lamkey kisses the pig
Lora kisses the pig
Pharis kisses the pig