Elementary Construction Project Marches On

At the regular June meeting, the School Board heard the monthly update from Tim Ruppert of HSR regarding the Elementary Construction Project. His presentation can be viewed here: https://mineralpointschools.org/wp-content/uploads/2021-06-14-Board-Meeting.pdf Ruppert stated the project is 83% complete. The new addition is nearly complete with much of the recent work centered around renovation of the existing building.… Continue Reading Elementary Construction Project Marches On

Dunn Elected Board President

At the School Board’s regular monthly meeting Monday, the Board held its annual organizational meeting. (Go to the seven minute mark of the video) Video link: https://youtu.be/u1GrNq_8yQA Aaron Dunn was unanimously elected President. Joni Heisner was elected Vice President by a 6-1 vote with Gary Sullivan receiving one vote. Bob Janetka was unanimously elected Clerk.… Continue Reading Dunn Elected Board President

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: https://youtu.be/fh7IvzD8DAM 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: https://youtu.be/NSWKPfr__VA 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: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkK8qbOedyJlHnN89x527nw 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: https://youtu.be/I6JOZt8H2XU 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