Board Adds Surplus to Capital Maintenance Fund

The Mineral Point School Board held a brief meeting July 29. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Business included: — Superintendent Mitch Wainwright stated the annual audit by Johnson Block has been completed. Given the end of year surplus, the district recommended committing $175,000 to Fund 46 and the remaining to fund balance. … Read More

Second Grants Presented by Excellence in Education Board

Kristin Mitchell, chair, and members of the Mineral Point Excellence in Education Advisory Board were on hand at the recent Mineral Point Schools Staff Recognition Event for two reasons. First, the advisory board offered its sincere appreciation to all faculty and staff for their care of and commitment to the students of the district. Each … Read More

Elementary Planning Proceeding

Tim Ruppert from HSR architects told the school board at its meeting Monday, July 8 that everything is “falling in place very well” with regard to the elementary renovation timeline. (Continue past the video for more article text) Ruppert presented a potential revised drop off/pick up loop, as well as visitor and handicapped parking on … Read More

Design Process Continues for Elementary

At the Monday, June 10 regular meeting, the School Board heard the latest from architect firm HSR with regards to the elementary building project. (Scroll past the video for more article text) HSR stated they have met with elementary staff, and continue to meet with a core committee of a few board members and administrators. … Read More

Board Approves Open Enrollments, Staffing Update

The Mineral Point School Board held a brief meeting Thursday morning. The following items were unanimously approved with Everett Lindsey, Jeff Basting, Nate Chambers, and Larry Steffes present and Tony Dahl, Aaron Dunn, and Andy Busch absent. Open Enrollments in and out for the 2019-20 school year as recommended by administration. Resignation of Janis Needham, … Read More

Austin Hired as High School Principal

At the regular monthly meeting of the School Board Monday night, following closed session, the Board unanimously approved the hiring of Matt Austin to be the next Mineral Point High School Principal, commencing with the 2019-20 school year. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Mr. Austin has been a science teacher at Mineral … Read More

Board Approves Special Ed Hirings

The School Board held a brief special meeting Monday, April 29 to discuss staffing. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Following closed session, the Board unanimously approved (with Larry Steffes absent) beginning with the 2019-20 school year the hiring of Jodi Renwick as an Elementary Special Education Teacher and Curtis Fiedler as a … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Curtis Fiedler

Curtis Fiedler has been hired as the new Middle School Special Education Teacher beginning with the 2019-20 school year. Curtis Fiedler Middle School Special Education Teacher Hometown: Mineral Point High school graduated from: Mineral Point College: Curtis received his Bachelor of Science degree from UW-Whitewater in Cross Categorical Special Education with an emphasis in Cognitive … Read More

Board Approves Salary Schedule for 2019-20

At a special meeting Monday, April 22, the School Board approved the proposed CPI step increase and Teacher Salary Schedule for the 2019-20 school year. (Scroll past the video for more article text) CPI is 2.44%. Support staff would get $0.50 more per hour, but anyone off the schedule due to years of experience would … 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