Elementary News

24-25 Midland CSD School Supply List

The 2024-25 Midland Schools supply list was released today. https://www.midland.k12.ia.us/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/MidlandCSDSchoolSupplyList24.25.pdf More school information will be released when we get into July. There will be an Open House / Welcome Back Event on August 21st, more info coming later. School begins on August 23rd for K-12. Preschoolers will start later, watch

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THANK YOU TO 2024 RETIREES

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!! The Midland staff celebrated the retirement of two long time Midland employees recently. Jan Henkes has worked for Midland CSD for 28 years as both a para and custodian at the Wyoming center. She had previously worked as a para at Lost Nation Middle

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Leader In Me Mural

Elementary students worked together to finish the student created Leader in Me mural. Each elementary student added either a handprint to the tree or flower, or a thumbprint to make a bug. Even the two elementary therapy dogs got to add their pawprint. 

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Midland 5th Grade Learning The Game

The 5th graders took a field trip to Little Bear to wrap up their golf unit and tie together their learning on a real course. We couldn’t ask for a more beautiful morning, and many in the group began their love for golf. Thank you to Little Bear Golf Course

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Elementary Mural

Elementary students work together to paint a Leader in Me mural in the gym that was designed and drawn by Hadley Eganhouse. Kindergarten-5th grade students voted on drawings that were submitted to determine what student design would be used.  Check it out next time you go to the elementary! Great

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LEARNING ABOUT AG IS FUN

Things are hatching in 1st Grade! Mrs. Gnade’s 1st Grade class has hatched chickens.  She used the Iowa Ag Literacy Foundation Grant to support this program.  

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Celebrating Therapy Dog Day

April 11th, was National Therapy Dog Day! Midland Elementary is so lucky to have 2 school therapy dogs! Bruce and Bigs help students (and staff) each and every day! They are always up for a pet and can help put a smile on all our faces.

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Learning in 3D

5th grade students recently finished reading a version of Don Quixote. After learning about knights and heraldry, they got a chance to design other own shields using a 3D printer. The software is definitely a challenge to figure out, but here are some cool shields!

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Animals 2 x 2

Mrs. Allen reports that Kindergarten has started their Animals 2×2 science kits. We are learning about pond snails, guppies, and gold fish.

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Midland Elementary Breaks Ground

Midland Elementary in Oxford Junction held their groundbreaking ceremony on April 4, 2024. All of the students, staff, some board members and OPN (architects) representatives were in attendance. We are excited for this upcoming project that will make our school a safer space for all. Dirt work has already begun

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