Follow Up to School Mall Fundraiser

On Tuesday, all students received a fundraising packet from school. The program, School Mall, asks students to fill out postcards to send to family and friends. Recipients of these postcards will be directed to the School Mall website, where they can order items they might typically purchase at a variety of retailers through this organization. A… Continue Reading Follow Up to School Mall Fundraiser

Sign Up for the Homecoming Parade

This message comes to you from Jessie Potterton, one of our Mineral Point Elementary School parents. Best, Mr. Renwick We need additional help to make the Homecoming Parade a success! Any Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten students wishing to walk in the parade must be accompanied by an adult. All students in grades 1-5 may walk in… Continue Reading Sign Up for the Homecoming Parade

First Day Successes

It is a goal of the Mineral Point Elementary School staff to start our students off on the right foot. These first days of school are opportunities for all of us to set our kids up for success. The impressions we make and habits we build now are an investment in the rest of the school… Continue Reading First Day Successes

Family Connections at Registration

It was great to meet all of the students and their families at the first Mineral Point School District registration day on Thursday, August 4. I enjoyed the introductions and nice conversations with everyone regarding the upcoming school year. Students also had the opportunity to get their school pictures taken before the year begins. I like… Continue Reading Family Connections at Registration

Mistakes Will Be Made

I recently read aloud the first book in the Timmy Failure series to my son. The author, Stephan Pastis is the creator of the comic strip Pearls Before Swine. The first volume in this series, Mistakes Were Made, aptly summarizes Timmy’s struggles. He is a young, clueless detective who could not find his way out of a paper… Continue Reading Mistakes Will Be Made

Starting Over Again

During the 4th of July weekend, our family visited my parents in the small town I grew up in. It was nice to see familiar faces and catch up on things. My son, a very curious nine year old (as most nine year olds are), asked what I did for fun when I was his age.… Continue Reading Starting Over Again