MPCSD Registration

Registration for all students in the Mt Pleasant Community School District will be Thursday,  August 2nd in the High School Commons from 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM.  All forms will be available for pick up and completion that day.  Nothing will be mailed to individual homes.  You can access registration information at this link.  If you can not attend registration, please go to your student’s school(s) to complete the registration process starting Monday, August 6th.  If you are new to the district, please go to Central Office to register your family with the district before August 2nd.  The Central Office is located at 1010 E Washington St. Suite 102.  Their phone number is 319-385-7750 to schedule an appointment.   Classes will begin for all students on August 23rd.


Attention Juniors Interested In Military Service Adademies

Juniors, if you are interested in learning about the process of entering a US Service Academy please plan to attend the informational meeting found at this link .  Mt Pleasant has past graduates of The USMA, The USNA, and The USAFA.  Steph Parks (2007) and Aaron Coe (1963) both graduated from the USMA at West Point.  Dan Vetter (1985) graduated from the USNA at Annapolis.  Jack Bell (2012) graduated from the USAFA at Colorado Springs.  If there are additional graduates from MPCHS please contact me so I can add you to our list.

Driver’s Ed This Summer

Drivers Education is being offered this summer at Mt. Pleasant HS through Triple ‘R’ Driving School.  Classes will begin July 17th.  Registration forms are available in the HS office or on the website
The dates will now be July 17-20 and July 23-28.  All classes will be from 6:30-9:30pm with the exception of July 28th, which will be from 8-11am.  Questions, please contact Mr. Rump.

IDEA Part B Survey

Dear Parent, 
Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) requires states to report the percent of parents with a child receiving special education services who report that schools facilitated parent involvement as a means of improving services and results for children with IEPs. The Iowa Department of Education is gathering these data as a census for both students with and without an IEP using a brief survey.
Please use the link above to answer the following questions for each of your children. The survey will allow you to answer these questions for up to five children.
The survey will be open March 26th through June 30th.
For those with questions, the following links are provided by the Iowa Department of Education

MAP Testing

MPCHS 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will be completing MAP testing beginning on April 30th.  Testing will end on May 18th.  Students will take tests in Reading, Language, Math, and Science.  We give students MAP Growth tests to determine their instructional level and to measure academic growth throughout the school year.  Please let your student know the importance of giving their best effort on these tests.  MPCHS staff members will use the results to evaluate both teaching and learning.

Vickie Crompton to visit MPCHS

On Thursday, April 26th, Vickie Crompton will visit MPCHS and deliver her presentation to MPCHS students.  Vickie will tell the story of the loss of her daughter due to an unhealthy dating relationship.  This is a very emotional presentation.  After the presentation additional counselors will be available for those students that have a need to discuss matters.  Information about Vickie’s loss is available from the high school office or on the internet at this link.  The link takes you to an interview Vickie did with Oprah.  If you do not want your student to attend please call the high school office at 319-385-7700.