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

Board Asks for Architect Bids

November 26 Special Meeting – The Board voted 4-3 to not approve FEH Design as the architect for the elementary remodel/addition project. Voting in favor of FEH were Everett Lindsey, Tony Dahl, and Andy Busch. Voting against were Larry Steffes, Nate Chambers, Aaron Dunn, and Jeff Basting. FEH Design has been the firm working with … Read More

2019 School Board Election Information

It’s time to be thinking of school board candidates. The election will be held Tuesday, April 2, 2019. The term of office for these school board members begins Monday, April 22, 2019. The top two vote recipients will serve three year terms, with the third place vote recipient serving a one year term. Incumbents whose … Read More

Board Discusses Relationship with FEH Design

The Board spent the majority of its special meeting Monday, November 19 discussing next steps post-referendum, including its work with FEH Design as it pertains to the elementary project. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Following the Friday, November 16 meeting, Interim Superintendent Mitch Wainwright requested Kevin Eipperle of FEH to send him … Read More

Board Discusses Post-Referendum Steps

The Board spent much of its special meeting Friday, November 16 discussing next steps to begin construction on the elementary remodel/addition. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Board policy 672.1 states that any contracts over $100,000 must include sealed bids. FEH Design and Kraemer Brothers have already emailed Interim Superintendent Mitch Wainwright contracts … Read More

November Regular Board Meeting

Anthony Dahl was appointed by the School Board at its November regular meeting to fill the vacant School Board seat left by Kelly Gundlach. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Board policy directed how the vote was to take place. Board members used a signed ballot. A candidate would have needed four votes … Read More

Five Star Ranking Again on State Report Card

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has released state report cards, based on 2017-18 school data. The Mineral Point Unified School District has scored an 87.1, which places it into the Significantly Exceeds Expectations category, a five star rating. This is the third year in a row the District has received the prestigious five star … Read More

Dahl Appointed to School Board

Anthony Dahl has just been appointed by the School Board at tonight’s meeting (Monday, November 12) to fill the vacant School Board seat left by Kelly Gundlach. To read his interest letter:              Board policy directed how the vote was to take place. Board members used a signed ballot. A … Read More

District Earns Three State Communication Awards

The Mineral Point Unified School District was honored by the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association (WSPRA) with three awards for its work in school communications during the 2017-18 school year. #PointerNation has now earned 10 WSPRA Awards since the fall of 2015. WSPRA showcased the Spectrum Awards at its annual fall conference, this year held … Read More

Voters Approve Referenda Questions

Mineral Point Unified School District voters approved two referenda questions on the November 6, 2018 ballot. Question 1 asked for $11.92 million to renovate and expand the existing elementary building. Question 2 asked for $350 thousand recurring for ongoing district operations. “Thank you, Pointer Nation. We are grateful for the results of this election and … Read More