News and Views

An e-newsletter from Mounds View Public Schools

May 13, 2022

Top 20 high schools in Minnesota

We are proud to announce that both Irondale High School and Mounds View High School landed in the top 20 Minnesota high schools in U.S. News and World Report's latest ranking of the “Best High Schools” in the country. Mounds View Public Schools is the only district in the state with more than one high school to have all of its high schools among the top 20. See the full list here.

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District Art Show

Students had the opportunity to show off their artwork at the District Art Show last week. The event showcased art from artists ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade, with 15 works of art included from each school.
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Subscribe to text messages

Have you recently opted out of receiving text messages from your school or the District and want to start receiving texts again? Text the word “START” to "60680" from the phone line that has been opted out.

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Bus registration

If your child is entering first through 12th grade next year, check your email for more information about registering for transportation for the 2022-23 school year. You can find detailed instructions for registration at

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Request for refund of lunch money

If your student is graduating or leaving the District next year and has a positive lunch account balance, please fill out this form and email it to by June 15, 2022.

  • Please indicate on the form if you would like the funds transferred to a sibling or donated to the Angel Fund.

  • If your student’s balance is less than $5, please call 651-621-6025 to pick it up at the District Center (4570 Victoria Street N, Shoreview).

  • If you have any questions, please contact Nutrition Services at the email address above or 651-621-6025.

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New payment system for meal accounts

The Nutrition Services Department will be introducing a new system for meal accounts next school year, which will replace PayPams. All account balances will be transferred to the new system automatically, but families will need to create an account on the new platform in order to continue adding funds. Stay tuned for more information in the coming months.

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Reminder: No school May 27 and 30

As a reminder, there is no school for students on Friday, May 27, and Monday, May 30.

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