Board Discusses Reopening Efforts

The Mineral Point School Board held its regular monthly meeting Monday and had a lengthy discussion regarding school reopening efforts and possible next steps, including some board members’ desire to see a potential Phase II draft plan from administration of bringing more students back into the buildings more days per week. Video link: https://youtu.be/hopfiUwouX0 During this… Continue Reading Board Discusses Reopening Efforts

Board Discusses Fall Sports

The Mineral Point School Board met Thursday morning to discuss the fate of fall sports. Video link: https://youtu.be/8UMrPJI7upE Superintendent Mitch Wainwright stated the SWAL held a preliminary meeting earlier in the week in which a 4-2 vote was taken to move football to the spring. The conference would be meeting again on Friday to formalize… Continue Reading Board Discusses Fall Sports

Reopening Advisory Committee

The Mineral Point School Board has voted to create an Ad Hoc Committee to continually study the school reopening process this school year. The Committee’s role will be advisory only and will provide monthly reports to the School Board. The Committee will be charged with providing feedback on school reopening to help maximize safety and… Continue Reading Reopening Advisory Committee

Board Approves Hybrid Start to School Year

The Mineral Point School Board held another lengthy meeting Monday night to discuss school fall re-opening plans.  Survey results from families and staff were shared and discussed. Those can be viewed here: Family Surveys: https://v3.boardbook.org/Public/PublicItemDownload.aspx?ik=46650099 Staff Surveys: https://v3.boardbook.org/Public/PublicItemDownload.aspx?ik=46650100 After much discussion, Board Member Gary Sullivan made a motion for school to resume in the fall… Continue Reading Board Approves Hybrid Start to School Year

More Than Words

  “Diversity and Inclusion” and “eMPathy” should be more than just words printed on shirts worn in the Mineral Point Unified District. We sincerely hope these are values we instill in our students and staff as we work tirelessly towards our mission statement that includes “educating and inspiring our students for a bright future in… Continue Reading More Than Words

Buildings and Grounds to Open for Limited Use July 1

The Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting to specifically discuss re-opening guidelines as they pertain to school facilities effective July 1, when the state closure order expires. Additionally, a COVID-19 liability waiver was emailed to high school families (Classes of 2021-24). The waiver must be completed and on file with the high school… Continue Reading Buildings and Grounds to Open for Limited Use July 1

Board Approves Preliminary Budget

The Mineral Point School Board met Monday for its regularly monthly meeting. Among the items on the agenda was the approval of the preliminary budget for the 2020-21 school year. Superintendent Mitch Wainwright stated the budget is currently projecting a $35,000 surplus. Usually, a balanced budget is presented, however, with the uncertainties in state and… Continue Reading Board Approves Preliminary Budget

Chambers Elected Board President

The Mineral Point School Board held its regular monthly meeting Monday, which also served as its annual organizational meeting. The Board unanimously elected the following officers for 2020-21: Nate Chambers, President; Aaron Dunn, Vice President; Everett Lindsey, Clerk; and Larry Steffes, Treasurer. Angela Schubert, District Administrative Assistant, was again named the Board Secretary. The Board… Continue Reading Chambers Elected Board President