Basting Elected Board President

By a unanimous vote at Monday night’s School Board meeting, Jeff Basting was elected President for 2018-19. Larry Steffes stated he would not be seeking another term as Board President. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Elected to the other offices were: Nate Chambers, Vice President; Everett Lindsey, Clerk; and Larry Steffes, Treasurer. … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Jenny Singer

Jenny Singer Elementary Teacher/Library Media Technology Specialist   Hometown: Dodgeville High school graduated from: Dodgeville College: Jenny earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in May 2018. Previous experience:  Jenny completed her Student Teaching at Mineral Point Elementary this past semester under the guidance of Lynn Ross in 4th … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Katelyn Oellerich

Katelyn Oellerich, Ed.S. School Psychologist   Hometown: Mineral Point High school graduated from: Mineral Point College: All at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Katelyn earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Scientist Practitioner Emphasis in 2009, her Master of Science in Education in School Psychology in 2013, and her Education Specialist Degree in School … Read More

Learning Beyond the School Walls

When you don’t know how to do something, what do you do? Unless you are handier than me (and that’s not saying much), you likely YouTube it. Whether it is a dishwasher that isn’t cleaning properly or a computer that keeps freezing, someone somewhere has created a video that offers a solution to your issue. … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Angela Klein

Angela Klein Director of Special Education & Pupil Services Hometown: Born and raised in Marshall, Wisconsin; currently lives in Belmont, Wisconsin High school graduated from: Marshall High School College: Angela earned her Bachelor of Science in Education from Winona State University in 2001, her Master of Education in Special Education-Early Childhood from the University of … Read More

PLCs and a Journey Toward Excellence

When I was hired as principal at Mineral Point Elementary School almost two years ago, I was excited about all the district had going for them. The teachers were experienced professionals. The students were excited about learning. Families and the community welcomed our arrival positively. One thing I did not initially appreciate as much as I … Read More

Mineral Point Elementary School Recognized as a Model Professional Learning Community at Work™

Mineral Point, WI, April 11, 2018 — Mineral Point Elementary School was recently recognized by Solution Tree for its sustained success in raising student achievement. The school’s successful implementation of the Professional Learning Communities at Work™ process was a major contributing factor in the improved achievement of its students. PLCs are schools and districts in which … Read More

Renwick is Finalist for EdTech School Leader Award

The finalists for The EdTech Awards 2018 have been announced April 2 to a global online audience of millions of educators, technologists, students, parents, and policymakers interested in creating a better future for education. Mineral Point Elementary Principal Matt Renwick is one of the finalists for the EdTech School Leadership Award. Now in its 8th … Read More

State Delta Kappa Gamma Qualifiers

Another strength of Mineral Point students is a consistently strong showing in the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Competition and this year was no exception. For the 2018 Mu Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Competition, the Literary Committee members had 114 top book submissions to look through from area schools. The following students from … Read More

Elementary Design Workshop March 20 & 21

We want to hear from you! The community is invited to the Elementary School Design Workshop Tuesday, March 20 and Wednesday, March 21. Stop by the elementary library at 611 Cothern Street anytime from 9 am – 7:30 pm either day. The School Board formed a committee to study capacity and accessibility at the Elementary … Read More