Board Hears Elementary Foundation Update

The School Board held its regular monthly meeting Monday night and learned the latest from architect HSR and engineer raSmith regarding the foundation investigation at the elementary building. (Scroll past the video for more article text — this discussion begins the video) Tim Ruppert of HSR and Wayne Vandenbergh of raSmith gave the presentation to … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Gina Reichling

Gina Reichling Elementary Instructional Assistant Hometown: Gina was born and raised on a small farm outside of Gratiot, WI. High school graduated from: Black Hawk High School in South Wayne, WI. College: Gina received her Bachelors from Edgewood College with a major in Early Childhood Special Education and minor in Elementary Education Pre K-3rd Grade. … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Alexandra Driftmier

Alexandra Driftmier Elementary School Counselor Hometown: Mount Horeb, WI College: Alexandra earned her Bachelors from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Psychology and her Masters in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in Counseling Psychology. Previous employment: Since 2015, Alexandra has been the Pre K-6th Grade School Counselor for the Parkview School District in Orfordville. Her … Read More

Second Grants Presented by Excellence in Education Board

Kristin Mitchell, chair, and members of the Mineral Point Excellence in Education Advisory Board were on hand at the recent Mineral Point Schools Staff Recognition Event for two reasons. First, the advisory board offered its sincere appreciation to all faculty and staff for their care of and commitment to the students of the district. Each … Read More

Year-End Reflection: The Challenge of Change

I have had the honor of observing our current 5th grade students become the individuals they are today since 3rd grade. This is one of the many perks of being a principal: having a schoolwide view of our kids as they progress through the years. As a former 5th and 6th grade teacher myself, I … Read More

2019 Summer School Schedule

Need a refresher on what summer school classes and camps are happening when? Check out the document:

Elementary School Renovation: Six Design Strategies for Modern Learning Spaces

Later this May, professionals from HSR Design (our architecture firm) will be available during the school day to take questions and collect feedback from staff about the building renovation. Time is yet to be determined, but they should be available long enough for everyone to have an opportunity to speak with them. As educators, we … 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

Competition and Education

My wife and I attended our first track meet of the year last night. The rain and overall cruddy weather did not sway the student athletes and coaches from completing the events. Our son participated in a team relay, high jump, and shot put. Tomorrow, our daughter will be playing soccer. Another sports seasons has … Read More

2019 Summer School

This year our summer school registration will take place on line. The links below will be available until May 1st. After this date the registration will be closed and the links will no longer be available. If you have any questions please email me at jane.barr@mp.k12.wi.us or call 987-0710. I will be happy to assist with this new online … Read More