Early Childhood Screening

Please see this photo for more information regarding the Mineral Point Early Childhood screening for March 2, 2016.

Bus Driver Appreciation Week

The Mineral Point School District is proud to recognize its bus drivers during School Bus Driver Recognition Week. Drivers for Pointer students include: Jerry Cenite, Chris Cox, Brenda Culver, Denise Enright, Grant Gorgen, Brian Graber, Tom Heins, Alf Jacobson, George Nast, Roger Palzkill, Kris Potterton, Todd Schmitz, Bruce Suddeth, Ted Terrill, Bob Tibbits, Greg Tonkin, … Read More

February School Board 2/8

The Mineral Point School Board conducted a rather unique meeting Monday night in the sense that, other than some straight forward business items, there were no action items on the agenda. Rather the meeting was filled with items for information and discussion. Video of the meeting can be viewed here (continue scrolling past the video … Read More

School Counseling Week celebrated

National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), will be celebrated from Feb. 1–5, 2016, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of professional school counselors within U.S. school systems and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do. Mineral Point is proud to recognize Andy … Read More

1/29 Legislative Update

These weekly updates are to inform those interested in public education in Mineral Point what is happening that may impact school stakeholders. These updates are designed to be informative, factual, and non-partisan. Additional information can be found from the Wisconsin Association of School Boards at: https://wasblegupdate.wordpress.com/ Legislative Update 1/29/16 1/29: Legislation to revamp the state’s … Read More

Elementary Spelling Bee

Earlier this week, Mineral Point Elementary hosted its annual spelling bee for students in grades 1-5.  The experience of a spelling bee provides each child with the opportunity to improve her/his spelling, increase his/her vocabulary and develop the correct usage of the English language.   Each classroom completed a written spelling bee on Monday, January 25 … Read More

MP students exceed state averages

The results from state tests administered in Spring 2015 have been released and show Mineral Point Schools are significantly above state averages. Families received results for their individual students a few months ago. Due to the complexities involved in adopting a series of new online assessments, setting performance levels, and ensuring the highest quality in … Read More

1/17 Legislative Update

These weekly updates are to inform those interested in public education in Mineral Point what is happening that may impact school stakeholders. These updates are designed to be informative, factual, and non-partisan. Additional information can be found from the Wisconsin Association of School Boards at: https://wasblegupdate.wordpress.com/ Legislative Update 1/17/16 1/15: Senate Bill 197, authored by state Sen. … Read More

January School Board 1/11

The item that drew most people to the Mineral Point School Board meeting Monday night to share their thoughts centered around the drafting of a resolution to advocate for the allowance of an authorized person other than an on-duty or off-duty officer to legally carry a concealed weapon on school grounds. Video of the meeting … Read More

MPES receives reading growth award

Mineral Point Elementary School was just identified as a school that has demonstrated high reading achievement growth for students with disabilities. The Department of Public Instruction recently conducted a rigorous review of data, based on numerous statistical, geographic and demographic factors.  A select number of schools were identified as having both excellence in a single … Read More