Murphy, Wedig are October Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its October Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, October 17 at the Pointer Cafe. The students, who are members of the senior class, are selected for this honor through a voting process by staff at the high school, and their biographies are written by themselves. Amanda Murphy … Read More

Wainwright Enters WBCA Hall of Fame

Mitch Wainwright Pecatonica, Highland, and Mineral Point High Schools 2017 Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame Inductee High School Coach September 30 – Wisconsin Dells Growing up in a home with a teacher, coach, and outstanding athlete for a father, it only made sense that you try to follow in his footsteps. When that man … Read More

Kendall & Lawinger to Lead Homecoming Parade

The 2017 Mineral Point Homecoming Parade has two Grand Marshals with several things in common. They both graduated from Mineral Point High School in the 1940s, and lived on farms close together for years, just to name a few things. But more importantly than that, they’re good friends. Neva (Tibbits) Kendall and Betty (Kail) Lawinger … Read More

Miller, Roberts are September Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its September Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, September 19 at the Pointer Cafe. These are the first Students of the Month for the 2017-18 school year. The students, who are members of the senior class, are selected for this honor through a voting process by staff … Read More

Homecoming 2017

Mineral Point School District is anxiously anticipating celebrating its 2017 Homecoming September 25-30. This year’s theme is Pointer Hair Band Nation (A Rock and Roll Flashback to the Big Hair ‘80s). Court members are, left to right, front row: Senior Representative Peyton Ross; Senior Queen Candidates Amanda Murphy, Malorie Johnson, and Madison Bowers; Senior Representative … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Brittany Roscovius

Third in the 2017-18 New Staff series   Brittany Roscovius High School English Teacher   Hometown: Pickett High school graduated from: Oshkosh North College: Brittany earned her Bachelors of Science in English Education with a minor in History from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, as well as her Masters of Education in Professional Development, also … Read More

3rd Year in a Row for State School Health Award

Mineral Point Middle/High School has been named a 2017 Bronze Wisconsin School Health Award winner from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. This is the third year in a row the district has received this honor. Receiving this award signifies Mineral Point Middle/High School’s commitment to providing students with the knowledge and skills to make … Read More

Filardo Enters Gridiron Hall of Fame

Nick Filardo became the latest member of the Mineral Point Gridiron Hall of Fame at halftime of the August 18 home football game vs. Lake Country Lutheran. Nick Filardo Halfback/Receiver/Defensive Back/Punt & Kick Returner 1987-88 Nick is one of three Filardo brothers that graduated from Mineral Point. His older brother, John, set the standard for … Read More

Fitzsimmons, Schriefer Attend Badger Girls And Boys State

Katie Fitzsimmons and Haakon Schriefer represented Mineral Point High School at Badger Girls and Boys State this summer. Badger Girls and Boys State are programs that teach students the inner workings of our government. The girls met at UW-Oshkosh and the boys at Ripon College. Upon arrival, they were grouped into cities and counties which … Read More

Baseball Team Honored

The high school baseball team was feted for its spring season with an awards banquet July 26. Award winners included: MVP Hitter: Brant James MVP Pitcher: Joey Dolphin and Brant James Most Dedicated: Justin Baehler and Brant James Most Improved: Grady Gorgen Most Hits: Brant James Most Stolen Bases: Brandon Dolphin and Grady Gorgen Captain: … Read More