Board Makes Changes to End of School Year Instruction

The School Board held its regular monthly meeting Monday night and made decisions impacting instruction during the final weeks of the 2020-21 school year. Video link: The Board held lengthy discussion around returning to school five days in-person per week for the remainder of the school year. Currently, Wednesdays are virtual. (Go to the two… Continue Reading Board Makes Changes to End of School Year Instruction

School Board Candidate Profiles

– With the cancelation of Monday’s School Board Candidate Forum due to inclement weather, the district attempted to find a new date that would work for all candidates. Unfortunately, we were unsuccessful due to work/volunteer commitments, parent/teacher conferences, vacations, and spring break. – Realizing absentee ballots are being mailed this week, the district didn’t want… Continue Reading School Board Candidate Profiles

Board Continues to Review Instructional Model

The Board continued to review the current instructional model at its regular March monthly meeting. Video link: Currently, students are in-person four days per week. Wednesdays are used for virtual instruction, connections with all-virtual students, staff collaboration, as well as enrichment and remedial activities for students. A motion was made to return to a five… Continue Reading Board Continues to Review Instructional Model

School Board Candidate Forum

Due to inclement weather, the School Board Candidate Forum has been postponed TBA. This year’s forum will again be moderated by Pointer Media high school students. The forum will be livestreamed by our students on the MPTV YouTube Channel: The recording will also be saved to the MPTV channel for later viewing. The deadline… Continue Reading School Board Candidate Forum

Board Discusses Instructional Model

At its regular monthly meeting Monday, the School Board voted unanimously to keep four days of in-person learning (with Wednesdays virtual for enrichment/remediation) and revisit the matter at the March 8 Board meeting.  Video link: A lot of the discussion centered around Wednesdays being vital in being able to properly support the all-virtual students, which… Continue Reading Board Discusses Instructional Model

Board Holds Special Meeting

Monday evening, the Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting to discuss current quarantine guidelines, as well as spectators for the WIAA Sectional Wrestling meet MP is hosting Saturday. Video link: No action was taken to change the current quarantine guidelines being followed by the district. Currently, the district follows Iowa County Health Department,… Continue Reading Board Holds Special Meeting

2021 School Board Candidate Field

The deadline to file for candidacy to appear on the ballot for the Tuesday, April 6 Mineral Point School Board election was Tuesday, January 5 at 5 pm. Candidates whose names will appear on the ballot include: Aaron A. Dunn (incumbent) and Justin Skelding. There are three available seats.  Robert Janetka has filed paperwork to… Continue Reading 2021 School Board Candidate Field

Board Holds Emergency Meeting

The School Board held an emergency meeting Thursday, December 10 and voted unanimously to remain in our all-virtual model until Winter Break (last day of classes is Tuesday, December 22 with staff having a work day Wednesday, December 23). Video link: The Board also voted their intent unanimously to have students return Monday, January 4… Continue Reading Board Holds Emergency Meeting