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Temporary Closure for Coronavirus Precaution


Dear MSS Parents/Caregivers: We realize the issues connected to the current health concerns are creating some difficult times.  We are grateful for your trust and patience as we respond to support our students and community.   As more information becomes available, we will continue to provide updates as appropriate. As many of you have heard, as, we have elected to close the school for additional weeks following spring break per recommendations by the Governor and supporting medical professionals. Below you will find some key pieces of information relating to our closure. School Access Starting Thursday,  March 19th the Meskwaki Settlement School including offices will be [...]

Temporary Closure for Coronavirus Precaution 2020-03-26T19:26:47+00:00

Coronavirus Information


Dear Meskwaki Settlement School Parent/Guardian: The following message is brought to you in collaboration with the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Iowa Department of Education. We understand that the Novel Coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, is causing much anxiety in our area, state and the world. The Meskwaki Settlement School is working with public health officials to obtain ongoing information and follow guidelines meant to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff. What is Known The virus causing COVID-19 is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified, and causes a respiratory illness ranging from a [...]

Coronavirus Information 2020-03-09T14:32:41+00:00

School Board Elections


At a Special Meeting on June 6, 2019, the Sac and Fox Tribal Council voted to establish the Meskwaki Settlement School Board. The board will initially be established through an election process on July 16, selecting from those individuals who have submitted a letter of interest and who meet the requirements. School Board Member Requirements: Must be 21 years of age Must be either an enrolled Meskwaki Tribal Member OR a non-enrolled Meskwaki Descendant Must have an immediate family member who currently attends Meskwaki Settlement School. (Immediate family members include: children, grandchildren, siblings, nieces, and nephews) The board will consist of 6 members [...]

School Board Elections 2019-07-15T14:08:00+00:00

Summer Food Service Program


Meskwaki Settlement School   is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.  Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.  Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at the sites and times as follows:    Location: Meskwaki Settlement School Elementary Gym  1610 305th st Tama, IA 52339 Dates: June 3 -July 26 Time: 7:30 am - 9 am Breakfast 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Lunch No meals [...]

Summer Food Service Program 2019-04-25T13:25:51+00:00

Snow Day Make-Up Dates Announced


Currently, MSS has had 9 days of school cancelled due to weather.  We had 3 days built into our schedule.  We have 6 days of school that we need to make up.  As long as we have no more cancelled days, the students’ last day of school will be May 31st.  After reviewing options with staff, we have determined to add 2 days of school in on Friday, March 15th (Conference day) and Monday, March 18th (start of spring break).  The remaining 4 days will be added on to the end of the year on Tuesday, May 28th through Friday, May [...]

Snow Day Make-Up Dates Announced 2019-03-06T22:32:00+00:00

School Yearbooks


Attention 2019 seniors & senior families! The yearbook staff is now accepting baby pictures and senior pictures for the 2018-2019 yearbook. You may turn in hard copies to the high school office (which will be scanned and returned to you), or you may email pictures to Mr. Murphy at We have space for 2-3 baby photos per senior, and 1-2 senior pictures.One important note: if you are working with a photographer, please be sure that you submit the full size photos for the yearbook (and not the thumbnail version). If you have any questions, feel free to [...]

School Yearbooks 2019-01-18T19:28:41+00:00

Parent/Grad Meeting


The second 2019 Grad Parent Committee Meeting will be on Wednesday, January 23rd starting at 7:00 pm at the MBCH Convention Center (Outagamie Room).   Committee Agenda highlights:•Final brochure design and layout•Monetary donations for prizes, etc.•Committee reports•Finalize powwow agenda program

Parent/Grad Meeting 2019-01-03T19:41:36+00:00