Getting Ready: Registration

Welcome to the 2021-22 school year!

Below, you will find step-by-step instructions to access and complete all necessary registration information. Please be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom of the page!

New to Prairie?

If the 2021-2022 school year marks your child’s first as a Prairie Hawk, please read through the information in this section. This applies to your new student, even if you have another child currently enrolled. If you are a returning family with no new students, you can scroll down to Step 1.

Welcome to our Prairie School community! We look forward to greeting you on campus this fall. If questions arise, feel free to contact the Admission team: Molly Lofquist Johnson at (262) 752-2525 or Callie Atanasoff at (262) 752-2531.

Save the Date!

Mark your calendars: The following events are scheduled to welcome and orient you to our school community.

All Divisions

Coffee Conversations with New Parents

Primary School: Monday, August 9th, 9:00AM
Middle School: Tuesday, August 10th, 9:00AM
Upper School: Wednesday, August 11th, 9:00AM

We’re planning for an in-person event on campus. Please watch your inbox for an email with full details, including specific location!

Division-Specific

Orientation for All New-to-Prairie Middle School Students

Monday, August 16th from 1:00-4:00PM
Followed by a Middle School Social and Teacher Meet & Greet on Prairie’s Playground from 4:00-4:30PM
Please be on the lookout for additional details from the Middle School Office!

Summer Bridge for All New-to-Prairie 9th Grade Students

Wednesday, August 18th from 10:00AM-4:30PM in the Upper School Commons
Followed by a Family Cookout on the JAC Patio from 4:30-6:00PM

Please watch your inbox for an email from the Admission Office with full details!

Attention 9th Grade Students: Join Us For 9th Grade Orientation and Open House on August 23rd!

On Monday, August 23rd, the Upper School will host an Open House for all 9th Grade students at 10:00AM. Join us for this chance to get your schedule, walk through your day with an upperclassmen, meet your advisor, and more! Parents and students should watch their inboxes for more information the first week of August.

Step 1: General All-School Information

The general information below applies to all students, ES through Grade 12. Click each link to access documents.

The Linear Calendar (available when you click the red button on the left) is a basic rundown of dates for the 2021-22 school year. A more detailed calendar will be made available later in the summer — and we’ll notify you when it is ready!

Billing & Fees — Coming soon!

Health Office Required Information — To be completed before the first day of school

Lunch Program Information & Order Form — Coming soon!

Yearbook Order Form — Coming soon!

PowerSchool is the online system Prairie uses to track family contact information, student health records, and academic history.

Please click the adjacent button to login. Review and update the data in each section listed — first and foremost, “Student/Parent Information” and “Health/Medical Information” — for each child. Don’t forget to change the date and click ‘Submit’ at the bottom of each page, even if your data remains unchanged!

Don’t remember your login information? Contact our Registrar at (262) 752-2551.

This button will go live later in the summer — and we’ll notify you when it does!

Step 2: Division-Specific Information

The information below pertains to both new and returning families, separated by division.

Under “To Know,” click each link below to access important documents. Under “To Do,” read instructions and note deadlines before clicking the buttons to access necessary forms.

Primary School

ES - Grade 4

TO KNOW

First Day of School: Wednesday, August 25th

  • PS Dress Standards
    • You can find Prairie’s plaid uniform on the Land’s End site. Search for “Prairie School” to see our uniform options!
  • PS Supply Lists
  • Stay & Play Information — We are pleased to inform our families that before and after school care will return this school year. While stringent social distancing and safety guidelines will remain in place, Stay & Play services will be offered beginning at 7:30AM before school, and until 6:00PM after school. Complete details coming soon!

Middle School

Grade 5-8

TO KNOW

First Day of School: Wednesday, August 25th

  • MS Dress Standards
    • You can find Prairie’s plaid uniform on the Land’s End site. Search for “Prairie School” to see our uniform options!
  • MS Supply List
  • Stay & Play Information — We are pleased to inform our families that before and after school care will return this school year. While stringent social distancing and safety guidelines will remain in place, Stay & Play services will be offered beginning at 7:30AM before school, and until 6:00PM after school. Complete details coming soon!

TO DO

Complete Summer Reading
All new and returning MS students are expected to complete reading assignments over the summer.

New families: Some assignments may require your child to know their Prairie ID, email address, and Google Classroom information — all of which your child will receive during New Student Orientation. If questions arise, please contact the appropriate teacher — all contact information is included in the Summer Reading document.

DEADLINE: Due dates vary

Review Performing Arts Course Offerings
All new-to-Prairie parents and students should review the 2021-22 Performing Arts Course descriptions below with their child as soon as possible. Later this month, Kim Forsman, Middle School Administrative Assistant, will be contacting you regarding your child’s course preferences.

Register for MS Athletics
The registration portal will open at noon on Monday, July 19th. All registrations must be completed by 9:00AM on Friday, August 27th.

Grades 5/6: Prepare for Camp Timber-lee
All new and returning students in Grades 5/6 are required to join in this Outdoor Educational Experience shortly after school begins in the fall, to build relationships and get to know one another. Please read the pre-departure information (linked in the button below), prior to the trip! More information will become available in late August.

DATES: Thursday, September 9th – Friday, September 10th

Upper School

Grade 9-12

TO KNOW

TO DO

Complete Summer Reading
All new and returning US students are expected to complete reading assignments before classes resume in the fall.

New families: Some assignments may require your child to know their Prairie ID, email address, and Google Classroom information — all of which they will receive during Summer Bridge on August 18th. If questions arise, please contact the appropriate teacher. All teacher contact information is included in the Summer Reading document.

DEADLINE: Due dates vary

Complete Summer Math
All returning US students should have received a Summer Math packet before the close of the 2020-2021 school year, and are expected to complete math assignments before classes resume in the fall.

New students are not required to complete Summer Math assignments, but if interested in doing so, may request a packet from Molly Lofquist Johnson in the Admission Office.

DEADLINE: Due dates vary

Register for US Athletics

The registration portal will open on Monday, July 19th. All registrations must be completed by 9:00AM on Wednesday, August 4th.

Grades 9-12: Prepare for Camp Manito-wish
This Outdoor Leadership retreat occurs before school begins in the fall, giving Upper School students and faculty the opportunity to build relationships and get to know one another.

DATES: August 24th-27th

Questions? We’re here to help!

Primary School/Health Office: (262) 752-2573
Middle School/Registrar: (262) 752-2551
Upper School: (262) 752-2661

General questions can be directed to Prairie’s Admission team:
Molly Lofquist Johnson, Senior Director of Admission | (262) 752-2525
Callie Atanasoff, Director of Admission | (262) 752-2531