School Board Elections


Tuesday, November 5, 2019

There are three (3) at large seats on the ballot in 2019. Terms are for four years each.

The following are some of the key dates in the School Board Election process. Be sure to go to the Iowa Secretary of State’s web site for more information

Important Dates to Remember:

August  26 – First day to file nominating petitions

Sept 19 (by 5 p.m.) – Last day to file nominating petitions with District’s Board Secretary at 403 South Front Street, Humeston, IA 50123

Sept 24 (by 5 p.m.) – Deadline for candidates to withdraw or to file objection about candidate eligibility

Now through October 25th – (by 5 p.m.) Deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail (to return, ballot must be postmarked by Nov 4th or earlier and received by the Auditor’s office by noon on November 12th)

November 4 (by 5 p.m.)– Last day to vote absentee in-person at auditor’s office.  Voting starts on October 7th (no absentee voting allowed on election day as polls open at noon)

November 5 (7a .m. to 8 p.m.) – Election Day

November 18 or 19 – County Canvass of Votes for schools in multiple counties

To be on the ballot in the School Board election, each candidate must file an affidavit of candidacy and nomination petitions with the school district secretary. The affidavit of candidacy and the nomination petitions must be filed together or they will be rejected. Complete nominating petitions, along with the affidavit of candidacy, may be turned into the school district starting August 26, 2019 and no later than 5 p.m. September19, 2019. Required forms may be downloaded from or picked up at the District office located at 403 South Front Street, Humeston, IA 50123

The minimum number of signatures required for a petition is eleven (11).  Petitions may be signed only by eligible electors within the school district.

Please contact Board Secretary, Peggy Rash at (641)877-2521 for more information.

Job Opportunity


Mormon Trail Community School District

Is looking for Substitutes for the following positions for the 2019-20 school year:

Certified Teacher Subs



Bus Drivers

For more information call 641 877-2521

Or Stop by the District Office

Mormon Trail Community School

403 South Front St

Humeston, IA  50123


Mormon Trail Community School

Has an opening for a 1:1 para-professional. Monday – Friday. We’re looking for an individual who enjoys working with children of all ages and is nurturing and sensitive to the diverse needs of children.

Please call 641 877-2521 or Send Letter of Interest and Resume to:

Mormon Trail Community School

PO Box 156

Humeston, IA  50123


2018-19 Calendar

To view the 2018-19 calendar, please click the link below:

2018-2019 Calendar

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

Press Release

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