2018 School Board Election Information

It’s time to be thinking of school board candidates. The election will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2018. The term of office for these school board members is three years beginning Monday, April 23, 2018. Incumbents whose seats are up for re-election include Larry Dolphin, Lisa Hay, and Julie Stephenson. All three of these incumbents … Read More

Board Honors Businesses

The Mineral Point School Board began its meeting Monday night by honoring three business named to the 2017 Wisconsin Association of School Boards Business Honor Roll. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Honored were: Farmers Implement Store, Gorgen Funeral Services, and Mineral Point Opera House. Farmers Implement Store has been a vital part … Read More

Board Hires Elementary Phy Ed Teacher

The Mineral Point School Board gathered for a special meeting Monday night to vote on the hiring of the new Elementary Physical Education Teacher, whom will start at the beginning of the 2nd Semester in January. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Prior to voting on the hiring, the Board discussed the Hiring … Read More

Board Certifies Levy With Mill Rate Decrease

The Mineral Point School Board certified the 2017-18 levy at its meeting Monday night. (Scroll past the video for more article text) The equalized property value for the school district increased 4.70% to $321,869,233.   Using the known equalized property values and equalized aid, the district has the ability to levy the remaining revenue up … Read More

Board Hears Strong State Test Results

The Mineral Point School Board heard great news regarding student achievement, as reported on the Forward Exam, Aspire, and ACT tests. (Scroll past video for more article text) Elementary Principal Matt Renwick attributed the results to several factors, including: the Professional Learning Communities process, being more strategic of how the district is working with kids, … Read More

Board Votes to Exceed Revenue Limit for Dust Collector

At Monday night’s School Board meeting, the Board voted 5-2 to approve a resolution to exceed the revenue limit to purchase the dust collector system for the tech ed department. (Scroll past the video for more article text.) Voting yes were Lisa Hay, Julie Stephenson, Kelly Gundlach, Andy Busch, and Jeff Basting. Voting no were … Read More

Board Pursues Potential Facilities Work

The Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting the evening of Thursday, August 31. (Scroll past the video for more article text.) Kevin Eipperle and Christina Monk of FEH Design shared a proposal with the Board to secure an entrance at the elementary, serve as a qualified provider for the dust collector installation, and … Read More

Board Hires 1st Grade Teacher/Instructional Coach

The Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting the morning of Wednesday, August 23. Following executive session, the Board voted to approve the hiring of Brooke McGraw to a 1st grade teacher/Instructional Coaching position. Voting yes were Lisa Hay, Julie Stephenson, and Andy Busch. Voting no were Larry Dolphin and Larry Steffes. Jeff Basting … Read More

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

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