Board Terminates Contract for Long-Term Facilities Plan

Months of discussion regarding the District’s long-term facilities plan came to a boiling point Monday night. (Keep scrolling past the video for more article text.) The Mineral Point School Board voted 4-3 at its meeting to terminate the District’s relationship with Nexus in regards to the Long-term Facilities Plan to address deferred maintenance to aging … Read More

School Board Candidate Field Set

The field is set for the Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Mineral Point School Board election as the deadline to file for candidacy was January 3 at 5 pm. Four candidates will vie for two seats. They are: Jeff Basting (incumbent), Kelly Gundlach, Glenn E. Kinch (incumbent), and Mike Thousand. The term of office for the … Read More

Doye Named to Prestigious National School PR List

On December 19, the National School Public Relations Association released its biennial list of names honoring the top 35 School Public Relations Professionals in the United States under the age of 35. Joelle Doye, Communications Director for the Mineral Point Unified School District, is one to receive this distinguished recognition. Many new leaders in school … Read More

Board Continues Facilities Plan Discussion

At Monday night’s meeting, the Mineral Point School Board again continued with discussion surrounding the long-term facilities plan. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Community members were invited to an open house in November for an opportunity to provide feedback. In addition, the video presented at the open house was placed online and … Read More

Kohl Fellowship Application Advances to State Level

The Mineral Point Unified School District is proud to announce instrumental music teacher Matt Nevers’ Herb Kohl Fellowship application has advanced out of CESA #3 and has been forwarded to the state level for consideration. The purpose of the Kohl Teacher Fellowship program is to recognize and support teaching excellence and innovation. The Herb Kohl … Read More

2017 School Board Election Information

It’s time to be thinking of school board candidates. The election will be held Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The term of office for these school board members is three years beginning Monday, April 24, 2017. Incumbents whose seats are up for re-election include Jeff Basting and Glenn Kinch. If choosing not to run for another … Read More

MP Earns Five Star State Report Card Rating

After a one year hiatus, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has released state report cards, based on 2015-16 school data. The Mineral Point Unified School District has scored an 83.1, which places it into the Significantly Exceeds Expectations category, a five star rating. The link to the district’s report card can be found here: Mineral … Read More

Board Hears Strong Academic Results

The Mineral Point School Board met Monday, November 14 for its regular monthly meeting and learned of positive academic achievement results by the district. (Keep scrolling for more text following the video) Superintendent Luke Francois shared with the Board that Mineral Point led the SWAL Conference and Iowa County with assessment results, according to an … Read More

Elementary Book Fair

The Fall 2016 Elementary Book Fair is ready to roll! Hours are: Tuesday, November 8: 9 am-4 pm Wednesday, November 9: 9 am-4 pm Thursday, November 10: 9 am-7 pm Friday, November 11: 11 am-12 pm; 1-2 pm; 3-4 pm Monday, November 14: 11 am-12:15 pm; 3-4 pm Tuesday, November 15: 11 am-12:15 pm; 3-4 … Read More

Open House for Long-Term Facilities Plan

The Mineral Point School District will host a Community Open House to discuss its Long-Range Facilities Plan Wednesday, November 16 at the elementary school gym (611 Cothern Street). The open house will go from 6:30-8 pm and attendees can drop in anytime to view a short video, chat with school personnel and Nexus Solutions representatives, … Read More