May Special School Board Meeting

The Mineral Point School Board met Monday evening to approve hirings for the 2016-17 school year. Before going into closed session, the Board heard from several members of the Elementary Interview Committee in favor of the nomination before the Board, Matt Renwick. An article about Mr. Renwick has been posted here: The group spoke to… Continue Reading May Special School Board Meeting

May School Board Meeting

The first meeting of the 2016-17 edition of the Mineral Point School Board took place Monday night (Scroll past video for more article text): Officer elections were held as follows: Larry Steffes, president; Lisa Hay, vice president; Larry Dolphin, clerk; and Glenn Kinch, treasurer. Angie Schubert was named the Board Secretary. Board meetings will remain… Continue Reading May School Board Meeting

Special April School Board Meeting

The Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting Thursday, April 21 to tackle the main item of elementary principal. Video of the meeting is here (scroll down past video for additional article text): The Board unanimously approved two resignations effective the end of this school year–Brad Brogley, elementary principal, who is leaving to become… Continue Reading Special April School Board Meeting

April School Board Meeting

Much of Monday night’s School Board meeting dealt with staffing recommendations for the 2016-17 school year, specifically in two areas: 7th grade and music. (Please scroll past the video for more article text.) For the 7th grade, the current reality is as follows: 62 students are moving from 6th grade to 7th grade. Two 7th… Continue Reading April School Board Meeting

Video of School Board Candidate Forum

The Mineral Point School District hosted a school board candidate forum Monday, March 28. Larry Steffes, Andy Busch, and Glen Pilling are seeking the two available seats on the board in the April 5 election. The video is below:

March School Board Meeting

During Monday night’s School Board meeting, the item that took a great deal of time surrounded the proposed compensation schedule for 2016-17 for staff, much of which ended up being tabled until April. Video from the meeting can be obtained here (please keep scrolling under the video for more article text): Exempt Staff With Individual… Continue Reading March School Board Meeting

February School Board 2/8

The Mineral Point School Board conducted a rather unique meeting Monday night in the sense that, other than some straight forward business items, there were no action items on the agenda. Rather the meeting was filled with items for information and discussion. Video of the meeting can be viewed here (continue scrolling past the video… Continue Reading February School Board 2/8

January School Board 1/11

The item that drew most people to the Mineral Point School Board meeting Monday night to share their thoughts centered around the drafting of a resolution to advocate for the allowance of an authorized person other than an on-duty or off-duty officer to legally carry a concealed weapon on school grounds. Video of the meeting… Continue Reading January School Board 1/11