Welcome to Aplington Middle School
Aplington Middle School is committed to providing the best possible education for the students of Polo. We are extremely proud of our students, and will do everything in our power to enhance their success both academically and socially. We understand that a successful school is a partnership between students, staff, parents and the community. Therefore, we welcome any questions or comments you may have, and look forward to the continued success of our students!
Aplington Middle School Mission Statement
The Aplington Middle School teachers and staff working with students, parents, and community members are committed to:
- Promoting a safe, secure and enjoyable learning environment that the students and community are proud of.
- Providing a school and structure that allows students the opportunity to develop strong basic skills.
- Nurturing all students to develop their unique talents and to reach their highest potential.
- Encouraging responsibility, cooperation, collaboration and good citizenship.
- Fostering life-long learning.
This middle school building was originally built in 1927 as the high school. When the current high school was built in 1957, the middle grades, 6-8, were moved into the building.
School Closing Notifications
In addition to the TV and radio notifications of school closings, the district is also participating in the txtAlert program being offered by Sauk Valley Newspapers. With txtAlert, you can get school closings and other emergency information sent to you as a text message to your cell phone. To receive these notifications, you will need to sign up using saukvalley.com and look for the txtAlerts link at the top of the page. This is a free service provided by Sauk Valley Newspapers, but you may wish to check with your wireless provider for any additional text message fees they may charge.