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

Board Hears Budget Development Timeline

Superintendent Mitch Wainwright discussed the Budget Development Timeline for the 2019-20 school year with the Board at its regular monthly meeting Monday night. (Scroll past the video for more article text) To view the timeline, visit: https://v3.boardbook.org/Public/PublicItemDownload.aspx?ik=44127847 Finance Committee Chair Andy Busch is planning on a meeting prior to the next full Board meeting in … Read More

Additional Make-Up Time Information

Due to additional time off for inclement weather after our last communication, we have again had to alter our schedule to make up for lost instructional time in order to meet the state mandated requirement. The main change is making three early release Wednesdays (April 24, May 15, May 22) full days for all students. … Read More

Voters Reject New Elementary School; Three Extend Terms on Board

  Mineral Point Unified School District voters rejected a referendum question on the April 2, 2019 ballot. The question asked for $19.5 million for a new elementary school to be built on the existing middle/high school campus. With a failed April vote, the School Board has stated it will implement the successful November 2018 vote … Read More