Nevers Nominated for WAMI Award

Mineral Point 5th and 9th-12th grade band teacher, Matt Nevers, has been nominated for a Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) Teacher of the Year Award. The 36th annual awards show will be held April 17 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton. Finalists for the People’s Choice Awards have been announced. These awards… Continue Reading Nevers Nominated for WAMI Award

Video of School Board Candidate Forum

The Mineral Point School District hosted a school board candidate forum Monday, March 28. Larry Steffes, Andy Busch, and Glen Pilling are seeking the two available seats on the board in the April 5 election. The video is below:

Kelm considered for Kohl Fellowship

The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship, Fellowship, and Leadership Program announced March 21 the recipients of the 2016 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students, teachers, and principals. The $3,000 awards are being made to 100 teachers, 16 principals and their schools, and 184 graduating high school students. Mineral Point 2nd grade… Continue Reading Kelm considered for Kohl Fellowship

Doye Wins National School PR Award

The National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) announced Monday, March 14 that Mineral Point Unified School District Communications Director Joelle Doye is the national recipient of the NSPRA Foundation for the Advancement of Education Seminar Scholarship. Each year, the Foundation offers two scholarships to individuals who are new to school public relations with the intention… Continue Reading Doye Wins National School PR Award

March School Board Meeting

During Monday night’s School Board meeting, the item that took a great deal of time surrounded the proposed compensation schedule for 2016-17 for staff, much of which ended up being tabled until April. Video from the meeting can be obtained here (please keep scrolling under the video for more article text): Exempt Staff With Individual… Continue Reading March School Board Meeting

State girls basketball info

UPDATE–Wednesday, 11 am SENDOFF: The MP girls will leave the high school at approximately 9:15 am tomorrow with a sendoff. All are welcome! DOORS OPEN: Doors will open approximately 45 minutes prior to the start of each session (MP tips off at 6:35 pm Thursday). PARKING INFO: please see the attachment here: Resch Center Parking SHOULD… Continue Reading State girls basketball info

Digital Learning Day celebrated

Mineral Point Schools were proud participants in Digital Learning Day, a worldwide effort to celebrate the added benefits technology can bring to student learning. Kari Kabat, Instructional Technology and Information Specialist at the Elementary, did a fantastic job of documenting the events in her building in this blog: Kris McCoy, Instructional Technology and Information… Continue Reading Digital Learning Day celebrated

Early Childhood Screening

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