Superintendent's Message

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Dear Community Members,

The Holiday Season is upon us. Christmas and the New Year are just around the corner. It’s time for some Mohawk Basketball and Wrestling! The Board of Education and Mohawk staff would like to wish each of you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thank you for coming out to support our student athletes.

I want to extend a big thank you to the voters of Mohawk School District for supporting the renewal of our 1% income tax levy. The money provided by the income tax is critical to maintaining the quality programs and services offered to our students.

The Board of Education, Treasurer, and I are committed to being good stewards of tax payer dollars. Our long-term fiscally conservative planning will insure we aren’t going back to tax payers for new money in the future. We will also be taking a good look at current school fees in an effort to reduce that burden on parents for the upcoming school year.

The key to maintaining our current financial stability is through attracting and retaining students from surrounding areas to attend Mohawk. For the current school year, more parents from surrounding districts chose Mohawk than ever before. We attract students by offering programs, services, and academics that are second to none. On the recently released Local District Report Card, Mohawk is rated as a top performer among area schools.  We offer students advanced courses, access to modern technology, visual and performing arts programs, and college courses on our beautiful campus. We are committed to our students graduating from Mohawk with a competitive advantage over other graduates whether continuing their education in college, skilled trades, or moving into the work force. Preparing students for their future is our primary mission.

Our district serves a wonderful community. It’s a great place to live and raise a family. We have fantastic facilities, a strong staff, and the best kids ever. We offer educational opportunities in a safe and supportive environment. We are a small school with small town American values; a school where hard work pays off. Thank you for your continued support in maintaining our tradition of pride. Thank you for helping us fulfill our vision of being the premier school district in the area. Go Warriors!

Ken Ratliff, Superintendent
Mohawk Local School District

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