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Gene Newton
119 North Garden Street
Mount Pulaski, IL 62548

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


  • If your child is 3-4 years old (or will be 3 by September 1), call MPGS to schedule a preschool screening. Children must be screened to be eligible for placement in preschool. The MPGS preschool program is tuition-based. Screenings will be on Thursday, April 25 (all day) and Friday, April 26 (morning only). Screenings are by appointment only.
  • Thursday, March 21: Avanti’s order pick up from 3 PM until 6 PM via the back cafeteria doors.
  • Thursday, March 21: Spring Science-Art-Book Fair at MPGS from 6 PM until 7:30 PM.
  • Friday, March 22: Deadline to take the incoming kindergarten survey. If you have a child who will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2019, please complete the survey.
  • Friday, March 29: Students dismissed at 11:24 AM
  • Friday, April 5: Deadline to sign up for Jr. Toppers Soccer!
  • Wednesday, April 17: Midterm - Students dismissed at 1:58 PM
  • Thursday, April 18 through Monday, April 22: No School - Spring Break!
  • Thursday, April 25: Preschool screenings by appointment only.
  • Friday, April 26: Preschool screenings by appointment only. 
  • Friday, April 26: Students dismissed at 11:24 AM
  • Tuesday, April 30: Band and Chorus Spring Concert at 6:30 PM in the High School Gymnasium
  • Tuesday, May 14: The PreK through 4th Grade Spring Concert will be at 2:00 PM in the MPGS gymnasium.
  • Friday, May 17: 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony at 6:30 PM in the MPGS Gymnasium
  • Friday, May 24: NO SCHOOL (unless 4 snow days were used previously)
  • Monday, May 27: NO SCHOOL
  • Wednesday, May 29: Tentative Student Dismissal at 1:58 PM
  • Thursday, May 30: Tentative Student Dismissal at 1:58 PM - Tentative last day of school
  • 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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