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Board Discusses Post-Referendum Steps

The Board spent much of its special meeting Friday, November 16 discussing next steps to begin construction on the elementary remodel/addition. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Board policy 672.1 states that any contracts over $100,000 must include sealed bids. FEH Design and Kraemer Brothers have already emailed Interim Superintendent Mitch Wainwright contracts … Read More

November Regular Board Meeting

Anthony Dahl was appointed by the School Board at its November regular meeting to fill the vacant School Board seat left by Kelly Gundlach. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Board policy directed how the vote was to take place. Board members used a signed ballot. A candidate would have needed four votes … Read More

Five Star Ranking Again on State Report Card

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has released state report cards, based on 2017-18 school data. The Mineral Point Unified School District has scored an 87.1, which places it into the Significantly Exceeds Expectations category, a five star rating. This is the third year in a row the District has received the prestigious five star … Read More

Dahl Appointed to School Board

Anthony Dahl has just been appointed by the School Board at tonight’s meeting (Monday, November 12) to fill the vacant School Board seat left by Kelly Gundlach. To read his interest letter:              Board policy directed how the vote was to take place. Board members used a signed ballot. A … Read More

District Earns Three State Communication Awards

The Mineral Point Unified School District was honored by the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association (WSPRA) with three awards for its work in school communications during the 2017-18 school year. #PointerNation has now earned 10 WSPRA Awards since the fall of 2015. WSPRA showcased the Spectrum Awards at its annual fall conference, this year held … Read More

Civic Responsibility

It is hard to believe that November is already here! It’s been a busy two months of building our learning community at school, connecting with kids, staff and families, and discussing our goals. For this school year, we are focused as a faculty on reading instruction, specifically thinking about the text. This includes thinking critically … Read More

Voters Approve Referenda Questions

Mineral Point Unified School District voters approved two referenda questions on the November 6, 2018 ballot. Question 1 asked for $11.92 million to renovate and expand the existing elementary building. Question 2 asked for $350 thousand recurring for ongoing district operations. “Thank you, Pointer Nation. We are grateful for the results of this election and … Read More

Regardless of Referendum Outcome, Mill Rate Will Drop in 2018-19

At a brief special meeting Monday night, the Mineral Point School Board certified two levies for the 2018-19 school year, contingent on the outcome of the November 6 elementary building referendum vote. Either a pass or fail vote will produce a mill rate drop. (Keep scrolling past the video for more article text) The first … Read More

Doye Named WSPRA Vice President

The Wisconsin School Public Relations Association has named Joelle Doye, Mineral Point Unified School District Communications Director, as its next Vice President. This is a five year leadership commitment–she will serve two years as Vice President, one year as President-Elect, and two years as President. She has been a WSPRA Board member since Spring 2017 … Read More

Enrollment Up for 2018-19

Interim Superintendent Mitch Wainwright shared enrollment data from the state’s 3rd Friday count in September with the Board at Monday night’s meeting. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Mineral Point has 759 students this year, up from 724 last year. However, for purposes of calculating state aid, the number is 688 as not … Read More

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