Take a Moment to Reflect

by Mitch Wainwright I was recently having a conversation about how quickly summer has come and gone this year and the proof is in how clean the buildings are.  One registration day has already happened, “Back to School” commercials are all over the place, and soon many high school students will be coming back for … Read More

Celebrate Together

by Superintendent Mitch Wainwright The 4th of July is a time to celebrate.  It makes me think about all of the people that have worked hard and sacrificed to get us where we are today.  Some men and women have made the ultimate sacrifice and should not be forgotten. Our freedoms should not be taken … Read More

Thanks for a Great Year

by Mitch Wainwright Where has the school year gone?  It seems like yesterday when it was August and the teachers were coming back to school.  Now, it is the last day of school for all students and staff. How is that possible? There have been so many things that have happened this year, and I … Read More

“When do we start building?”

by Superintendent Mitch Wainwright “When do we start building?”  I think I have been asked that question a hundred times.  The dust has settled and the smoke has cleared now that the April referendum question has been decided.  So, what happens next? As was mentioned during all the meetings this spring, we will work with … Read More


by Mitch Wainwright I am thankful that I have the privilege to live in this community, and work for this school district.  While I am not a native of Mineral Point, I have lived here for over half of my life. I have come to know that this community is open to a wide range … Read More

Vote for the Position that Best Represents Your Needs

by Mitch Wainwright Dictionary.com defines a referendum as, “the principle or practice of referring measures proposed or passed by a legislative body, head of state, etc., to the vote of the electorate for approval or rejection.”  The taxpayers of Mineral Point are very familiar that a referendum can impact their property tax rates. Most often … Read More

A Look Forward

by Mitch Wainwright As we turn the calendar over to a new year, many people feel a sense of accomplishment and pride for what they have done.  As a school district, we look at this as the halfway point in our school year and think about what we need to still do. Seniors begin to … Read More

Thank You!

by Mitch Wainwright Thank You!  All across the state, there were November referendum questions asking for new buildings, remodels/additions, facility upgrades, and technology improvements.  There were also questions asking for money for two, three, five years or forever in recurring referendums. Over 150 referendum questions were asked of the district taxpayers all over the state. … Read More

Take Time to Vote

by Interim Superintendent Mitch Wainwright Next week, voters will be heading to the polls to vote on a variety of issues, and for a wide range of offices for state and federal representation.  Closer to home, there are two referendum questions that will impact the taxpayers of the Mineral Point Unified School District. During the … Read More

Two Separate Referendum Questions

by Interim Superintendent Mitch Wainwright In less than five weeks, Mineral Point taxpayers will be asked to vote on two referendum questions. The first question is asking permission to spend $11.92 million to add on to and remodel the current elementary school.  The second question is asking permission to exceed the revenue cap by $350,000 … Read More