Sign up for alerts by text message.

text-message_2459303bMormon Trail school is set up to use the online Farmer’s Bank Community Connection system, which will send text messages or e-mails regarding school closings or game cancellations to those who request them.

The following directions should take about five minutes to set up the alerts to come to your phone.

1. Go to

2. At the bottom left-hand corner of the screen will be a box called Community Connection. Click on “more info.”

3. Click on “Sign Up Today”

4. Scroll down the page to fill out the online registration. Click on the alerts you want by county. Mormon Trail is toward the bottom of the screen. Wayne County.

5. Click “continue”

6. Within a minute or so, you should receive a text message with a five-digit number. Enter the numbers on the Website, but do not include the letter M which is at the beginning of the numbers.

7. Click “submit” and you are finished.

Important Information about Meal Charging

Please click on the following link to view the state document:


Meal charging

WAYCO Art Council Winners

Hanna Breuwet won first place for her painting “Lost”.

Kaylee Parmer won second place for her painting “Grandpa Buck”.


Mormon Trail Mug

The class of 2018 is selling Mormon Trail insulated mugs for $20. See a junior if interested. img_0455

I Am A Beetle

I Am A Beetle is a novel written by Dylan Jones. He is the High School English teacher at Mormon Trail, as well as the speech/drama coach and teacher. He majored in English at the University of Iowa, and is originally from DeKalb, Illinois.

He became inspired to write this book from a dream he had, where he was a beetle. Written in 2013 for national novel writing month, it took 2 months to write. It is to be the first book of a trilogy.  

It takes place in a society where there is a process called pre-incarnation. At birth there is a ceremony where the parents find out what species their child will be. They range from the falcons which are the most rare, down to the bottom of the ladder, the beetle. Alex is a beetle, or is he? Strange things start happening to him that can not be explained, with strange dreams and explosions. Then one of his teachers is murdered and his best friend disappears.

It is available at and for $16.95.img_1105

New State Mandate

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