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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

5th Grade Band Moved to Summer

Starting in the 2017-2018 school year, 5th grade band will be offered to students during the summer before they begin 6th grade. Click here to read the letter from Mr. Nevers. Below is a quick summary of this decision, along with a link to the board presentation that explains this decision and the process involved. — … 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)

Governor Visits to Sign Cheese Bill

Governor Scott Walker traveled to Mineral Point Elementary School Thursday, June 1 to sign Assembly Bill 73, which designates cheese as Wisconsin’s official dairy product. Cheese joins a list of state symbols, including the dairy cow, which was designated the state’s domestic animal in 1971, and milk, which has been Wisconsin’s official state beverage since … Read More

Don Hawkins Day – April 24, 2017

As you may know, Don Hawkins passed away this spring. Mr. Hawkins was a long time educator in Mineral Point. He led the development of multiple oak savannahs on district grounds. These savannahs have become teaching tools for our students. Mr. Hawkins continued to teach students after his retirement, coming into classrooms and leading students … 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

Getting to Know Each Other (Again)

This is a digital version of a print newsletter I sent home to families recently.  It may sound like a cliché, but I am truly amazed at how fast the 2016-2017 school year has gone. It has been an enjoyable first year for our family and for me at Mineral Point Elementary. The staff, students, … Read More

Renwick is Finalist for EdTech Leadership Award

Elementary Principal Matt Renwick has been named a 2017 Finalist for EdTech Digest’s School Leader Award. The mission of EdTech Digest is to tell the story of 21st-century education transformation. By sharing cool tools, fascinating interviews, relevant trends and voices from the field, they hope to inspire learners and leaders everywhere, to get workable technology solutions … Read More

Basting, Gundlach Claim School Board Seats

Basting, Gundlach claim MP School Board seats Results are in for the Mineral Point School Board election April 4, 2017. These are unofficial and have not been canvassed at this time. Two seats were available on the Board, each for a three-year term. One incumbent and one newcomer will claim the seats. Jeff Basting (i) … Read More

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