Syvrud Appointed to School Board

Sarah Syvrud has just been appointed by the School Board at tonight’s meeting (Monday, November 15) to fill the vacant School Board seat left by the passing of Larry Steffes. (Meeting video link: To read Syvrud’s letter of interest:                     Board policy directed how the vote… Continue Reading Syvrud Appointed to School Board

District Receives Mental Health Grant

The Board heard exciting news and a presentation from Pupil Services Director Angela Klein, Social & Emotional Learning Coach Dani Robb, and Middle/High School Counselor Erika Brunson regarding a school-based mental health grant the district was fortunate to be the recipient of.  It is a two-year grant from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. For… Continue Reading District Receives Mental Health Grant

School Board Vacancy

The Board of Education of the Mineral Point Unified School District is searching for its next member due to the passing of Mr. Larry Steffes. Steffes took office in April 2010. Any qualified elector of the District who is interested in filling the vacancy may submit a letter of application (addressing qualifications and interest) to… Continue Reading School Board Vacancy

Board Honors Businesses

The Mineral Point School Board began its meeting Monday night by honoring four businesses/organizations named to the 2021 Wisconsin Association of School Boards Business Honor Roll and thanking them for their support of the school district. There were 16 school districts in the state to have businesses/organizations named to the honor roll this year. This… Continue Reading Board Honors Businesses

School Board Week

by Mitch Wainwright This is Wisconsin School Board Week.  October 3rd through the 9th is the week where we can publicly recognize the efforts our local school board members give and offer our support and thanks for the job they do. When we step back and look at the time, energy, and commitment that a school board… Continue Reading School Board Week

Board Hears About Start of School Year

The School Board held its regular monthly meeting Monday and discussed many items to start the school year. Video link: ​​ An update was given on the construction progress at the elementary. (Go to the 24 minute mark of the video).  HSR, the architect firm, plans a building walk through September 15. Kraemer Brothers’ trailer… Continue Reading Board Hears About Start of School Year

Protocols and Matrix Approved

The Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting Thursday evening to review COVID protocols to begin the 2021-22 school year.  Video link: At last night’s special School Board meeting, the Board voted 4-3 (with Busch, Dunn, Heisner, and Sullivan voting yes and Janetka, Skelding, and Steffes voting no) to approve COVID protocols and… Continue Reading Protocols and Matrix Approved