Elementary Update, January 2022: Our Condolences; Reminder About Visitors; Diverse Books in Classrooms; Parent Educational Partnership Update

Hello MPES Families, We were heartbroken when we learned that two of our community firefighters, Brian Busch and Jim Ludlum, died while reporting to a call. The teachers, staff and students send our sincerest condolences to the families and the fire department. In a small community, this type of situation impacts so many people. Brian’s… Continue Reading Elementary Update, January 2022: Our Condolences; Reminder About Visitors; Diverse Books in Classrooms; Parent Educational Partnership Update

Elementary Update, November/December 2021: Digital Learning; Data Retreat; Family Involvement

Hello MPES families, For educators, November and December is almost one month. With the holidays along with related events, it feels like it goes by quickly. Hopefully we all get a chance to catch our collective breaths over the winter break. Next are a few updates from the building. (As a friendly reminder, no parking… Continue Reading Elementary Update, November/December 2021: Digital Learning; Data Retreat; Family Involvement

Elementary Update, October 2021: Veterans Day; Parent-Teacher Conferences; Parking; and Moving Toward Independence

Happy Friday to all MPES families! Even though it is two days away from Halloween, the staff and faculty do a nice job of engaging the students in academic tasks. For example, students are given time to independently read texts from the classroom library and the LMC. We know that not everyone celebrates these types… Continue Reading Elementary Update, October 2021: Veterans Day; Parent-Teacher Conferences; Parking; and Moving Toward Independence

Elementary Update: September 2021 (building project; open house; and pandemic response)

Hello MPES families! The school year has started well. We certainly have multiple updates yet to make with the building project, but we are overall pleased with the results. I hope you can join us for Open House on Wednesday, October 6 from 5-7 P.M. Also a constant in our lives is our response to… Continue Reading Elementary Update: September 2021 (building project; open house; and pandemic response)

Elementary Open House

In 2018, our community generously supported and approved an $11.92 million referendum to renovate and expand the elementary school. Construction is nearly complete and we are thrilled to open our beautiful building to all. On Wednesday, October 6, the elementary school will be open from 5:00-7:00 pm for self-guided tours. Some staff members will be… Continue Reading Elementary Open House

Homecoming 2021

Mineral Point School District is anxiously anticipating celebrating its 2021 Homecoming September 27th through October 2nd. This year’s theme is “We’re Out of This World!” Court members include, left to right: Front row: King and Queen Candidates: Bo Hanson, Mallory Lindsey, Ross Lindsey, Ella Chambers, Trapper Nafzger, and Kennedy Smith. Second row: Freshman Representative Ally… Continue Reading Homecoming 2021

Kohl Nominations Sought

It’s that time of year again–please consider nominating Mineral Point educators for the following awards. They are some of the most prestigious honors that can be earned in the state. Please read below for details on the two categories, Fellowship and Leadership. Kohl Educational Foundation Fellowship Award Teacher nominations for the 2022 Herb Kohl Educational… Continue Reading Kohl Nominations Sought

Elementary Holds Ribbon Cutting

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 will go down in #PointerNation history! We were so excited to welcome students into our renovated elementary spaces! The day began with a brief ribbon cutting ceremony for students and staff. School Board members since construction began were also invited to attend. Since we were unable to have a groundbreaking ceremony… Continue Reading Elementary Holds Ribbon Cutting

Elementary Update: August 2021

Hello MPES families, In spite of all our challenges, we are looking forward to seeing everyone in September! The building project is progressing and the teachers are putting in lots of time to get the classrooms ready for students. As we prepare for a new year, I wanted to share some updates for the first… Continue Reading Elementary Update: August 2021