Dragon Weekly

July 31, 2022

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MPS Awarded $70,000 Grant

Mountainburg Public Schools has been awarded the 2022-2024 Successful Outcomes for Arkansas Readers (SOAR) grant by Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). The grant award, valuing $70,000 over the next two years, will be used to support literacy projects and a culture of reading such as the One School One Book projects, student books, and teacher professional development.
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Welcome to Mountainburg!

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Become a Part of MPS - Be a Substitute!

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Family and Community Engagement Plan

2022-2023 Family and Community Engagement Plan (FACE)

This is a requirement for accreditation that public schools are to have in place.

Summer EBT Information

In addition to the P-EBT program for students who missed meals at school last year, DHS is offering a Summer EBT benefit.

Mountainburg is a special provisions school (CEP). ALL students in Mountainburg Public Schools are eligible for the Summer P-EBT and parents do not need to do anything. Benefits will be issued to all our students in the timeline DHS determines.

What to Expect the First Week of School

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2022-2023 School Calendar

The calendar is also available on the school website under District.
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Mountainburg Public Schools utilizes many available avenues to communicate with employees, students, parents, and patrons of the district.

We encourage you to become familiar with the district website and download the district app to your phone.

You Asked, We Deliver!

In a parent survey that was done about school communications, one of the top requests was more two-way communication between teachers and parents. Parents, you asked, we deliver!

Through Apptegy, the company we contract with for our district website and app, has provided us with a communication feature through the DragonsLink App called Rooms.

  1. Download the DragonsLink App through your phone's app store.
  2. If the email on file in E-School is correct, you will receive an email invite from edurooms to join Rooms once we have everything established.

As with anything new, we will all need to learn how to use this feature. But it is a good learning curve for all because in the end, it means success for our students.

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Downloading the District App

The graphic below shows what to search for and the icon that goes with the DragonsLink app. This is a quick and easy way to access information.
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School Supplies Lists

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Band and Cheer Fundraiser

Here is an opportunity to help out the Band of Dragons, Jr. High Cheerleaders, and Varsity Cheeerleaders.

Contact a member of the band or a cheerleader. You can also email:

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Dragon Food Gurus Update

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Boys and Girls Club

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Angie Dennis, District Special Education Supervisor, and Amber Butler, Admin. Assistant and Student Support, will be overseeing various student support services such as ELL, homelessness, therapy, etc.

Below are some graphics about Arkansas Child Find.

If you need more information or have questions, please email Mrs Dennis: angie.dennis@mountainburg.org.

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It's Football Time!!

It's time to put in the work Dragons! A new era begins on August 1 with new head coach Zach Dean.

Good work ethic and teamwork shows on the football field!! Get those boys to practice!

Go Dragons!

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Registering Your Student Athlete on DragonFly by August 1

Below are the instrutions to register your student on DragonFly.

To expedite the process and to ensure your student athlete gets to participate in their sport when practice begins, we encourage parents to have the registration complete on or before Monday, August 1.

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Registering Your Athlete on DragonFly

Parents - To expedite the process and to make sure your athlete is not left out of participating in their sport, we encourage that the DragonFly registration be completed on or before August 1.

2022 MountainDash 5K Walk/Run

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Register Online for the 2022 MountainDash 5K Walk/Run

Contact Coach Paige Jones: paige.jones@mountainburg.org

Little League Football or Cheerleading

It is time to start thinking about getting your little Dragons involved in little league football or little league cheerleading. Mountainburg Little League football and cheer are open to students in 2nd - 6th grades.

How to register:

  • Pick up a form from one of the offices.
  • Print the form below.
  • Register online through the link below.

The fees need to be paid on or before August 12. If there is an issue with getting these paid, please contact Mrs. Dennis - angie.dennis@mountainburg.org.

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Registration Form for Little League Football or Cheer

Contact Angie Dennis with questions: angie.dennis@mountainburg.org

Employment Opportunities at Mountainburg Schools for the 22-23 School Year

Open Positions at Mountainburg Schools

The following licensed positions are open at Mountainburg Schools:

  • Library Media Specialist
  • Critical Reading Teacher
  • Special Education: Self-Contained

The following classified positions are open at Mountainburg Schools:

  • Custodian
  • Paraprofessional

To Apply for Employment at Mountainburg Schools

For applications visit https://www.mountainburg.org/

Applications are available on the APPLICATIONS PAGE. Please save this application and then email it, along with the other supporting documents to: hrapplications@mountainburg.org

If email is not available, please send all documents to: Superintendent – Mountainburg Public Schools 129 Hwy 71 SW Mountainburg, AR 72946

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER—The Mountainburg School District does not discriminate in employment and education practices relative to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability.

Keep Up with Mountainburg Schools

Download the DragonsLink App through your app store.

The Mountainburg Board of Education meets the 3rd Monday of each month, 5:45 PM, downstairs in the Mountainburg Administration Building. If a meeting has to be re-scheduled or if a special meeting is needed, a post will be made on Facebook and the LiveFeed on the district website.

Meeting Dates:

  • July 18, 2022
  • August 15
  • September 19
  • October 17
  • November 21
  • December 19
  • January 16, 2023
  • February 20
  • March 20
  • April 17
  • May 15
  • June 19