News and Views

An e-newsletter from Mounds View Public Schools

April 7, 2022

Reminder: No school April 8 and 15

As a reminder, there is no school for students on Friday, April 8, and Friday, April 15.

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Graduation rate surpasses state once again

Mounds View Public Schools' graduation rate consistently surpasses the state rate by an average of eight percentage points. For the class of 2021, District students graduated at a rate of 92.2% compared to the state rate of 83.3%.
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Attend the fourth annual District Pow Wow

Join us on Saturday, April 23, for the Mounds View Public Schools fourth annual Pow Wow to celebrate and honor American Indian students, education and tradition. This free event will include song, dance and more.

The grand entry takes place at 1 p.m. at Highview Middle School followed by a feast. This event is free and open to everyone. For more information, please contact Jill Spencer at

RSVP on Facebook!

Connect with us on the American Indian Education Facebook page.

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Revised school calendar next year

The School Board revised the 2022-23 school year calendar previously approved in February 2021. The new calendar does not contain any additional non-school days. However, the revised calendar now reflects non-school days for the following observances:

  • Monday, September 26: Rosh Hashanah

  • Monday, October 10: Indigenous Peoples’ Day

  • Friday, April 21: Eid

The revised calendar contains no other significant changes to traditional breaks including MEA break, Thanksgiving break, winter break and spring break. View the revised calendar here.

Approved school calendar: 2023-24

The Board approved the 2023-24 school year calendar. View the calendar here.

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Now there’s a shorter URL option to reach our District’s and school’s web pages. Visitors using will be directed to the same website as Either URL can be used successfully. Likewise, visitors can now use this shorter URL as the prefix necessary to reach school sites or other pages (

At a later date, we anticipate that employee email addresses will also have this shorter option of

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Did you know?

In its first week alone, Community Education drew more than 2,000 registrations for summer programs this year -- greater than the total number of registrations for summer programs in 2021. See offerings and register here.

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Show your school spirit!

Get ready for spring with spirit wear! Take a look at each school's options here. Shop from a selection of t-shirts, hats, sweatshirts, vests and other accessories.
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