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

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

Inclement Weather Make Up Day Plan

MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL February 13, 2019 Hello Middle and High School Families — After consulting with Transportation Director Todd Schmitz regarding busing concerns from families with the new start time, we have had to make a slight change to our previously proposed schedule (see #1 on the list below). The following changes will be in effect … Read More

April 2 Referendum on Ballot

At Monday’s meeting, the School Board voted 5-2 to approve a referendum resolution that will appear on the April 2 ballot regarding a new elementary building. Voting against were Aaron Dunn and Andy Busch. “BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of the Unified School District of Mineral Point, Iowa and Lafayette Counties, Wisconsin that … Read More

Board Discusses New Elementary Building

The Board spent a majority of its meeting Monday night listening to Brad Simonson of HSR Associates with regard to the firm’s thoughts around a proposed new elementary school building. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Simonson stated HSR is thinking of a 72,000 gross total square foot building. He considers that number … Read More

2019 School Board Candidate Field Set

The field is set for the Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Mineral Point School Board election as the deadline to file for candidacy was Wednesday, January 2 at 5 pm. The only candidates to register were the incumbents: Andy Busch, Tony Dahl, and Larry Steffes. The top two vote recipients will serve three year terms, with … Read More

Board Hires New Architect

At a special meeting held by the School Board Tuesday, December 18, the Board voted 6-0 (with Andy Busch absent) to approve, pending reference checks, HSR as the architect for an elementary building project. Interim Superintendent Mitch Wainwright confirmed Friday HSR passed reference checks and will be the architect. There were three finalists brought in … Read More

Board to Draft Language for April Referendum

Following a two hour discussion from the community, the School Board voted 4-3 Monday, December 17 in favor of moving forward with drafting resolution language for an April 2 referendum for a new elementary building. Voting in favor were Tony Dahl, Everett Lindsey, Larry Steffes, and Jeff Basting. Voting against were Aaron Dunn, Andy Busch, … Read More

Board to Consider Elementary New Building Referendum

The Board spent a great deal of time at its Monday, November 10 special meeting discussing and hearing support as well as concerns regarding the possibility of going back to referendum in April 2019 for a new elementary building. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Voters approved a renovation/addition to the existing elementary … Read More