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Prairie State Achievement Exam [PSAE] information

MPHS Score Results & Comparisons

Illinois PSAE 2008 Overall Results

Oct 27 Prairie State Achievement Exams
Illinois test scores show split results - elementary school kids doing better


Greatest Sports Upsets


Dec. 10, 1937 Mount Pulaski High School defeats Springfield High 24-20 in
Springfield Armory’s first basketball game

June 30 Springfield Armory's Fate in Limbo

Decatur Staleys (1920) - Chicago Staleys (1921) - Chicago Bears (1922- )

1920 Decatur Staleys Team Roster

Mid-West Semi-pro Football Teams (1920)


Here are some helpful Web sites for college-bound students to help with everything
 from finding a school and getting through the ACT, to applying to a college and paying for it.

Embark.com- Check out this site for college planning, admissions, applications and financial aid. The “College Calendar Checklist” solution provides online organization.
MySpace.com — Many admissions representatives, school Web sites and future classmates can be easily found easily through MySpace. It’s also a great way to interact with current students.
Facebook.com — Several applications are available for college help on Facebook. Many colleges have created groups for accepted students to join and start making friends early.
ACTstudent.org — This official Web site is useful for registering or practicing for the ACT.
Collegeboard.com — In addition to registering for the SAT, students, parents and teachers can find helpful hints about everything from finding the right school to surviving dorm life.
Fastweb.com — Offered through several local high schools and accessible to anyone, Fastweb is a scholarship database that makes it easy to sort through available applications.
Scholarships.com — Similar to Fastweb, this site offers opportunities for free money based on interests, family history, health, hair color and everything inbetween.
Commonapp.org — As the official Web site for the Common Application, this site is the place to complete that application and will even send it electronically to the schools of your choice.
http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/college — This site offers free reviews of the best and worst colleges, the least and most expensive, and several other rankings.
College.gov — This Web site offers insightful tools to help persuade students to attend college, show them how to apply, and help finance their education.


SJ-R (Nov 11) 1A State Volleyball: Hilltoppers rely on stellar junior class

SJ-R (Nov 11) 1A State Volleyball: Lutheran depends on Quigg and Roat

Courier (Nov 11) CLASS 1A VOLLEYBALL: Hilltoppers counting on the junior lineup

Mount Pulaski has youth, experience entering state semis at Redbird Arena

May 10 Ellen Foley - May Senior of the Month

APR 5 The Lincoln Courier's Girls Basketball Co-Players of the Year:
Mt. Pulaski's Meghan Moore and Ashley Southerlan

Mar 8 Mt. Pulaski High School Senior of the Month:  Ashley Southerlan

The Courier’s Athlete of the Month January 2010:  Ashley Southerlan

Mar 8 For pursuit of education reform, give Obama credit
Mar 8 Mt. Pulaski High School Senior of the Month: Ashley Southerlan
Mar 1 Why We Are Failing Our Schools
Feb 7 The Courier’s Athlete of the Month January 2010
 
Ashley Southerlan Mount Pulaski
Nov 18 Principal's program goes into classrooms to allow teachers planning time
Nov 2 Mount Pulaski graduate earns FFA's highest member degree  
Sept 26 Erich Maxheimer Senior-of-the-Month at Mount Pulaski HS  
Sept 9 Middle hitter leads Mount Pulaski in tight match over Cardinals  
Sept 8 Prepared Remarks of President Barack Obama Back-to-School Event
          
Arlington, Virginia - September 8, 2009
Aug 23 How to resolve child/teacher clashes
Mt. Pulaski High School Graduation
2009

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1909623,00.html

The relentless cacophony that is life in the 21st century can make settling
in with a book difficult even for lifelong readers and those who are paid to do it.

Aug 12 Nutritious breakfasts, just in time for the school year

Learn how to send your kids out the door with the energy they need to rise to the head of the class.

July 12 Can Community Colleges Save the U.S. Economy?

June 25 School and athletic physicals available on HOPE Mobile at special rates

June 25 Univ. of Illinois raises tuition by 2.6 percent

June 25 Fine arts future looking good at Lincoln College

June 24 MPHS Toppers’ Jumper more than a basketball coach

June 24 Sandberg: Sosa does not deserve to be in Hall of Fame

CHICAGO — Former Chicago Cubs star Ryne Sandberg says Sammy Sosa doesn’t belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

May 19 Mt. Pulaski Grade School - 2nd Grade - Visits Courthouse & the Mt. Pulaski Township Historical Musuem

Mar 16 Jon Lester Is Back in the Game:
Cancer Patient & After winning a World Series and pitching a no-hitter:

Mt. Pulaski 8th Girls Win
Illinois State 2009 Volleyball Championship - defeat LaHarpe 25-17, 25-11

8th Grade Class 2A State Tournament
 

@ Mt. Pulaski HS

2009 8th Grade Class 2A Champion
Mt. Pulaski


Feb 28 End of the line for Mt. Pulaski Hilltoppers Basketball

Feb 28 Mt. Pulaski FFA plans meal, work fundraiser

Jan 29 Duncan: Stimulus aid could give schools help

Jan 29 Defining toughness in college hoops

Dec 16 Not So Jolly: It's a tough job market for teens
 

Dec 12 Small numbers performing big in MP

 

Dec 12 MP plays good 'D,' but falls short

 

Dec 3 Study flunks 49 states in college affordability

Dec 2 MP girls still playing short, but big

Nov 20 Lady 'Toppers may be season's surprise

Although Mount Pulaski girls are known for their volleyball, the Lady 'Toppers are looking to put its basketball team on the map.

Nov 15 Hilltoppers return 'heart' to court

Nov 11 A front-row seat to the election process

Nov 11 You landed your dream school, but yikes — it’s not cheap!

Nov 11 College How To: Easy help for students set on college

Oct 14 Kids Avoid Bullies (and discovery) using Internet - to report wrong-doing

Sept 1 Area volleyball preview: Litterly takes write approach to winning

MOUNT PULASKI — Before practice begins, Mount Pulaski’s volleyball players must first complete a writing assignment

Aug 14 Living with autism in college

July 12 New Decatur teachers to have more mentoring help as they begin their careers

May 10 MPHS Post-Prom Party Photos

May 10 Courthouse 2008 Prom Procession Photos

Mar 12 MPGS State 7-2A Champs!
Class 2A 8th Grade in State Action this weekend

Feb 28 Students in stitches with gifts -
            Mt. Pulaski Lutheran school children make lap quilts

Billboard on Rt. 54 Entering Lincoln

Feb 22 Hot Tri-Valley team eliminates Hilltoppers at Delavan Regional

Jan 19 Delavan holds off Toppers

Jan 16 MP tops Athens, now looks ahead

Jan 14 Local coaches back IHSA decision to start drug testing

Jan 12 Titus, ’Toppers play like titans

Jan 9 National Report Ranks SC No. 1 in Developing Teacher Quality

Jan 1 Alice Armstrong: Cultural attitudes stack the odds against teachers

Dec 17 High School Leads Way For Future Engineers

Nov 23 Little Brother Makes Big Impact for Toppers

Nov 10 LADY TOPPERS ARE STATE VB CHAMPIONS

Oct 16 Laptops for Kids

Sept 18 eReport Card Public Site

Sept 18 2007 Illinois Student Assessment

Sept 18 Some Current Teen Slang

Nov 10 LADY TOPPERS ARE STATE 1A 2007 VB CHAMPIONS

$10,000 Dinner Dance & Raffle-Nov. 3

Sept 21 Mount Pulaski Defeats Hartsburg-Emden in Hard-fought 3-set Volleyball Match

Sept 16 Small Schools Confront Big Guns at Mount Pulaski

Aug 3 Mt. Pulaski Grade School Registration Times

June 27 Report: States Urged to Improve Teacher Qualifications-& to Remove Archaic Barriers to Transferring Teachers

June 20 Thousands of Failing Schools Face Major Overhall

June 5 Mt. Pulaski High School Honor Roll

May 14 Mt. Pulaski High School Honors Night

May 7 Mt. Pulaski Prom Procession
Courthouse Photos

Apr 10 9 States to Give Common Math Test