New Families

Come to one or come to all! Meet on the Van Hise playground. All hosts are returning VHE parents with incoming or outgoing Kindergartners. In case of rain or inclement weather, the playdate will be cancelled.

Questions? Email Wendy Crabb at

See you this summer!

Remember to bring a water bottle and sunscreen - the Van Hise playground does not have much shade. The main school building may not be open but there is a porta-potty near the middle school... Read more

Welcome to Van Hise! Kindergarten families and those who are new to Van Hise Elementary are invited to gather for baked goods and beverages after dropping off your children on the first day of school. Meet other parents and hear a few words from Principal Peg Keeler. This is a great time to ask questions or maybe shed a few tears together on the first day of school. We will meet at the breezeway entrance on the Waukesha side of the building.

Welcome Back Family Event at Van Hise for All Families

Drop in to see your teachers, pick up new school year information, and more! Dinner is 5-6:30 pm. Bring a blanket to sit on. See you there!

Our Crossing Guards have an important job in keeping our children and families safe as they cross Mineral Point, Segoe, and Waukesha. We will continue to have the wonderful Crossing Guards that we have come to appreciate and trust this year:

Dick McNeely:

Betsy Hauser:
Mineral Point/Segoe

Mike Neuman:
Mineral Point/Midvale

Observe All Street Signs and Obey all Traffic and Pedestrian Laws:

  • “No Parking” areas do allow for drop off or pick up, BUT you cannot leave your car unattended!
  • “No Stopping, Standing or Parking” means just that. Student drop off/pick up is NOT allowed In these areas.
  • It is illegal to leave your car unattended in a fire lane.
  • It is illegal to park within:
    4 feet of a driveway
    10 feet of a fire hydrant
    15 feet of a crosswalk
    30... Read more

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