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Elementary News

North Mahaska Schools Closed Through April 13

Dear Parents and Community Members: North Mahaska Schools Closed Through April 13 As a school district, we have been closely monitoring the news and best practices regarding the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). At the direction of Governor Kim Reynolds,...

Sports and Activities Suspended in Iowa

Following Sunday’s announcements from Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, all spring activities of Iowa’s high school Unified Activities partners – the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union, the Iowa High School Athletic Association, the Iowa High School Music Association,...

Warhawk Basketball Madness Night | Dec. 16 – 18

On behalf of the Varsity girls basketball team and coaches, we would like to invite all boys and girls (third grade – sixth grade) that are interested to our first Warhawk Madness night which will be Dec. 19, 2019. The night will be your night to perform in front of...

Summer Reading & Math Resources for Teachers, Students

These FREE resources are available to both teachers and students to prevent that backward slide that can occur with some students over the summer break. ACT Academy offers free resources by way of videos and downloadable materials for grades 3  - 12 in...

Grant Award Provides Accessible Bleachers in the Elementary Gym

We are excited to share that our school district has been awarded $12,000 from the Mahaska County Community Foundation grant program for a new set of bleachers in our elementary gym. The bleachers were 20 years old and not handicap accessible. With this grant money we...

Battle of the Books

North Mahaska sent two six-member teams, one elementary and one middle school, to compete in the Great Prairie Area Education Agency Battle of the Books competition at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center on April 8 and 9, 2019. The team members read and studied...

Young Writers Conference at William Penn | March 5 and 6

On March 5 and 6, budding authors in the elementary and the high school attended the Young Writer’s Conference held on the campus of William Penn University and hosted by the Great Prairie Area Education Agency. To attend, students wrote their own original piece to...

Emergency Response Training | March 6

You should expect to see several emergency response vehicles at North Mahaska Community School District today, March 6.  Our staff members will be participating in a training exercise that partners with Mahaska County Law Enforcement, Mahaska County Emergency...

 Increasing School Safety and Security

North Mahaska Community School’s number one priority is to provide a safe and supportive learning environment where students can thrive. We are committed to a safe school environment and have been collaboratively working with Mahaska County Law Enforcement, Mahaska...

Mental Health Support Available at School

North Mahaska Schools has mental health support available for students in grades Pk-12 free of charge. A licensed social worker is available at North Mahaska two days a week to provide mental health support for students. This support is available free of charge and...

Changes to the 2018-2019 School Calendar

Students are required to have 1080 instructional hours per school year. The following dates and times will be used as make-up for the instructional hours missed due to inclement weather. Starting Friday, March 1 School will begin at 8:00 a.m.  Buses will run 5 minutes...