Board Votes to Hire Additional First Grade Teacher

A group of engaged parents filled the Board room Monday night in support of an additional 1st grade teacher being hired, which the School Board then voted unanimously to approve. Member Jeff Basting was absent. (Scroll past the video for more article text) The Board has a policy that states it will strive for class … Read More

Stakeholders Craft Strategic Plan Update

“Grounded by our history, as one of the oldest publicly supported schools in Wisconsin, MPSD is the heart of a small community that educates and inspires our students for a bright future in a big world.” This is the mission statement the District has been operating under since the last Strategic Plan was completed in … Read More

Francois Appointed Master Educator Assessor

Mineral Point Superintendent Dr. Luke Francois has been appointed by State Superintendent Dr. Tony Evers to serve as a Wisconsin Master Educator Assessment Process (WMEAP) Assessor. WMEAP is an assessment process for achieving the voluntary Wisconsin Master Educator license. Francois served on his first panel in July for candidates looking to become Master Administrators. WMEAP … Read More

Registration 2017-2018

Again this year, the Mineral Point School District will be gathering student demographics and forms utilizing Skyward Family Access.  Our goal is to allow you to complete these tasks from home so you do NOT have to wait in line. MPSD will have two Information/Picture Days at the Middle/High School Cafetorium, August 3 and August 15 … Read More

Hire of English Teacher Approved

The Board of Education held a brief meeting the morning of Tuesday, July 25 to approve the hiring of a high school English teacher. By a 5-0 vote (with Andy Busch and Larry Dolphin absent), the Board approved the hire of Brittany Roscovius. The next regularly scheduled Board meeting is set for Monday, August 14 … Read More

Board Hears Safety Suggestions

Safety and security have been on the minds of many stakeholders in the Mineral Point School District recently, and in response to that, a group of stakeholders came together as a team to talk about the current reality of security and safety in the district, as well as offer up some suggestions for improvement. (scroll … Read More

Board Votes to Add Mental Health Services for MP Students

Mineral Point students needing mental health services will now have resources right at school beginning in the fall. (Scroll past the video for more article text) At Monday night’s meeting, the Board unanimously approved (with member Lisa Hay absent) CWM Counseling, a mental health agency based out of Platteville, to offer services in each school … Read More

Retirees Recognized

At the end of the 2016-17 school year, the Mineral Point School District honored its retiring staff members including: Pam Anderson, elementary teacher (three decades of service) Tom Heins, bus driver (46 years) Bruce Suddeth, bus driver (35 years)

Board Installs New Officers

The Mineral Point School Board met Monday for its regular May meeting. This was the first regular meeting for the 2017-18 school board, and therefore, officer elections were held (Scroll past the video for more article text) Officers will be: Larry Steffes, President; Lisa Hay, Vice President; Larry Dolphin, Clerk; and Kelly Gundlach, Treasurer. Committees … Read More

Matching Gift Creates Opportunity to Support Mineral Point Students

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, Mineral Point students with negative lunch balances have the opportunity to end the school year in the black. In order to achieve this goal, the donor will match up to $750 of additional monies generated by the community to support this effort by Friday, May 19. Children … Read More