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MPS Superintendent Special Edition Communique
ASBESTOS ABATEMENT - INVITATION TO BID

The Board of Education of Midland Public Schools is accepting firm, sealed bids for all labor, materials, equipment and all other services to complete Asbestos Abatement at Adams Elementary School for Midland Public Schools.

A pre-bid walk through is scheduled for December 3, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at Adams Elementary School, 1005 Adams Drive, Midland, Michigan 48642. Meet in the Main Office. Specifications and proposal forms can be obtained at this walkthrough and may be obtained after December 3, 2018, from Nova Environmental, Inc., 5300 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 Tel. 734.930.0995. Questions can be addressed to Lisa Whitton, Nova Environmental, Inc. at 734-930-0995.

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2019-2020 Kindergarten Enrollment

If you have a child who will be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2019, your child is eligible to attend kindergarten.

Call one of the MPS Elementary buildings for more information and RSVP for our February 5, 2018 orientations today!!!

Kindergarten enrollment flyer
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MPS Bond Update
2019-2020 Primary Years Programme Preschool Flyer
Family Astronomy and Telescope Night

January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
1910 W. St. Andrews, at the next driveway west of the Grace A. Dow Library
More details can be found here!

astronomy and telescope night flyer

Advertisement to Bid - Bid Package No. 19-105 Network and Wireless

Midland Public Schools requests Bid Proposals for Bid Package 19-105 Network and Wireless. Bid Proposals will be received at 600 E. Carpenter Rd., Midland, Michigan 48640 by delivery or mail, to the attention of Bob Cooper by 11:00 a.m. local time on December 13, 2018. Proposals must be sealed with Bidder's name on the outside of the envelope and designated as follows:

 

BID PROPOSAL
Midland Public Schools
Bid Package No. _____
Bid Package Name______
Contractor Name, Address, Phone Number

 

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School Closure Notifications

We have received requests from community members about receiving emails and texts from the district to alert them of school closures. Right now, we use our communication resources to directly contact our parents, students, and employees.

If you are a community member wanting to be alerted of school closures here are a few different places to check

Twitter - check @midlandps or @michaelsharrow2

Phone - (989) 923-SNOW (7669) 

TV - Broadcast Channels 5, 12 , or 25

MPS-TV Charter channel 190 or AT&T U-Verse channel 99

On all our homepages, either district or specific building

Most are immediately updated when a closure is announced.

2019 Saginaw Valley League Teacher of the Year Award

The Saginaw Valley League established this award to recognize excellence in teaching. This award is presented annually to one teacher from each of the Saginaw Valley member high schools.

Midland High School information here!

H.H. Dow High School information here!

64th Annual Gerstacker Teacher Proficiency Awards Nomination window is now open

The window is now open to submit your nomination for a great Midland Public Schools' teacher for a Gerstacker Teacher Proficiency Award. This year's 64th Annual Ceremony is Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 4:15 at Central Auditorium. Click on the links below for award and nomination information. Call the Superintendent's Office if you have questions 923-5026.

2019 Gerstacker Awards Announcement

2019 Gerstacker Nomination Information

Past Gerstacker Award Winners

Nomination Form

INVITATION TO BID GASOLINE AND DIESEL FUEL

Midland Public Schools will receive sealed bids for gasoline and diesel fuels. The intent of this Invitation for Bid is to establish a twelve (12) month contract for the purchase of gasoline and diesel fuel for the Midland Public Schools Transportation Department with two yearly renewal options with mutual consent.

Copies of this solicitation and any issued Addenda may be obtained in the administration office, at 600 E. Carpenter St. Midland Michigan 48640, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, or by contacting the Facilities and Operations Department contact indicated, prior to the time and date specified for proposal deadline.

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SECTION 00100 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Midland Public Schools, Midland, MI, will be accepting sealed bids for bid package 19-108 2019 Moving Bid. All bid proposals shall be in accordance with the specifications set forth by Barton Malow. Bid Proposals will be received through Building Connected by 2:00 p.m. local time on March 7, 2019. All Proposals shall be submitted through Building Connected, for instructions on how to submit a bid please follow this link: https://buildingconnectedcommunity.force.com/s/article/How-to-submit-your-bid-directly-through-BuildingConnected

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Accepting sealed bids for a 48” X 96” CNC Router

Midland Public Schools will accept sealed bids for a 48” X 96” CNC Router. The 48” X 96” CNC Router must be a new 2018 or 2019 model as described in the attached specifications. The sealed bids will be accepted at

Midland Public Schools
Attn: Business Office
600 East Carpenter Street
Midland, Michigan 48640-5417

until 2:00 pm local time on Monday, February 25, 2019, at which time sealed bids will be opened and read aloud. No oral, telephonic, telegraphic or facsimile proposals will be considered. NO proposals will be considered after the bid deadline.

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Bid Package 19-107 Dow High Site Concrete

Midland Public Schools will receive bid proposals through Building Connected by 2:00 pm local time on February 25, 2019 for Bid Package 19-107 Dow High Site Concrete. All proposals shall be submitted through Building Connected, for instructions on how to submit a bid please follow this link: https://buildingconnected-community.force.com/s/article/How-to-submit-your-bid-directly-through-BuildingConnected

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Security Window Film Bid
  1. The Successful Bidder shall provide:
    • Material and installation of 832 square ft. of SolarGard Armorcoat 8 mil clear safety and security window film on building secure entrance glass (10 buildings).
    • 477 square ft. of DowSil 995 structural silicone (perimeter attachment) for plexi-glass reinforcement of the classroom garage doors at Central Park Elementary.
  2. The Successful Bidder shall provide all labor, materials, equipment and on-site supervisory oversight necessary for installation.
  3. All buildings and furnishings shall be protected by the Successful Bidder from damage which might be done or caused by work performed. Any damage caused directly or indirectly by the Successful Bidder’s agents or suppliers shall be repaired and/or replaced at the expense of the Successful Bidder by methods approved by Midland Public Schools to restore the damaged area(s) to its pre-installation conditions. Midland Public Schools shall deem such repairs acceptable only after inspection and approval.
  4. All new materials shall be asbestos free and installed in accordance with the appropriate manufacturer’s recommendations.
  5. All debris must be removed from the building daily and hauled away after project is complete.
  6. The district will have a dumpster onsite for use by the successful contractor.
  7. The work will be completed at a date no later than August 1st, 2019. Installation is to be completed during days/hours not disruptive to the educational setting.

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Bid Question and Answers

Bid Proposals for Bid Package 19-106 Midland Community Stadium Press Box

Midland Public Schools requests Bid Proposals for Bid Package 19-106 Midland Community Stadium Press Box. Bid Proposals will be received through Building Connected by 2:00 p.m. local time on February 21, 2019. All Proposals shall be submitted through Building Connected, for instructions on how to submit a bid please follow this link:
https://buildingconnected-community.force.com/s/article/How-to-submit-your-bid-directly-through-BuildingConnected

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Door Security Device Bid
  1. The Successful Bidder shall provide:
    • 687 Lockout ‘The Boot” Kit devices (no alternate devices accepted)
    • 10 Lockout “The Boot” Spin Keys (no alternate devices accepted)
    • Installation services for 244 (of the 687) Lockout “The Boot” kit devices
  2. The Successful Bidder shall provide all labor, materials, equipment and on-site supervisory oversight necessary for the installation of the 244 devices.
  3. All buildings and furnishings shall be protected by the Successful Bidder from damage which might be done or caused by work performed. Any damage caused directly or indirectly by the Successful Bidder’s agents or suppliers shall be repaired and/or replaced at the expense of the Successful Bidder by methods approved by Midland Public Schools to restore the damaged area(s) to its pre-installation conditions. Midland Public Schools shall deem such repairs acceptable only after inspection and approval.
  4. All new materials shall be asbestos free and installed in accordance with the appropriate manufacturer’s recommendations.
  5. All debris must be removed from the building daily and hauled away after project is complete.
  6. The district will have a dumpster onsite for use by the successful contractor.
  7. The work will be completed at a date no later than August 1st, 2019. Installation is to be completed during days/hours not disruptive to the educational setting.

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Bid Question and Answers

W-2's available to print

W-2's are available in Employee Access Center. We have three stations outside our Help Desk if you do not have access to a printer.

If you are no longer employed with Midland Public Schools, you can log in to Employee Access Center using your employee ID number as the username and the last four digits of your Social Security Number as the password. Please contact payroll@midlandps.org with any questions.

2017-18 Midland Public Schools Audit Presentation from September 17, 2018 Board of Education Meeting