Nevers Wins Kohl Teacher Fellowship Award

The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship, Fellowship, and Leadership Program announced Wednesday, March 15 the recipients of the 2017 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students, teachers, and principals. Awards in the amount of $3,000 are being made to 100 teachers, 16 principals, and their schools, and $5,000 scholarships will be given … Read More

Musicians Qualify for State

Mineral Point Middle and High School musicians competed at the Wisconsin School Music Association’s District Solo/Ensemble Contest held at Southwestern Saturday, March 11. The following received a Starred First rating in Class A and have advanced to the State competition at UW-Platteville to be held Saturday, April 29. Michaela Acherman, Soprano Vocal Solo Megan Berg, … Read More

Musicians Selected for Tri-State Honors Band

Mineral Point High School students Stephanie Wilson, Alayna McCarville, and Danielle Blum have been selected for participation in the UW-Platteville Tri-State Honors Band Festival Friday and Saturday February 10-11. The annual festival provides rewarding music experiences for high school band students and directors attending clinics, rehearsals and concerts with a nationally recognized conductor/clinician and UW-Platteville … Read More

Singers Selected for UW-Milwaukee Vocal Festival

Mineral Point High School choir students Michael Acherman, Haakon Schriefer, Caleb Kennedy, and Fulton Flanary will be attending the Vocal Arts Festival Friday and Saturday February 3-4 at UW-Milwaukee. In order to be selected, these students had to pass through two levels of nominations. All students selected for the festival will: rehearse and perform with … Read More

SWAL Honors Choir

A big congratulations goes out to our middle and high school vocal students who were selected for the SWAL Conference Honors Choir. The concert is set for Saturday, January 28 at 4:30 pm at Fennimore. The public is welcome.

NBA State Honors Band Musicians

On Friday and Saturday, January 20 and 21, Mineral Point high school musicians Addy Chambers and Haakon Schriefer, along with middle school students Grant Lee and Tatum Novak, will be performing in the National Band Association All-State Band. Membership in the band signifies a level of achievement which places these student musicians in the top … Read More

SWAL Honors Band

  A big congratulations goes out to our middle and high school band students who were selected for the SWAL Conference Honors Band. The concert is set for Saturday, January 7 at 4:30 pm at Darlington. The public is welcome.

Kohl Fellowship Application Advances to State Level

The Mineral Point Unified School District is proud to announce instrumental music teacher Matt Nevers’ Herb Kohl Fellowship application has advanced out of CESA #3 and has been forwarded to the state level for consideration. The purpose of the Kohl Teacher Fellowship program is to recognize and support teaching excellence and innovation. The Herb Kohl … Read More

Musicians Receive Awards

Mineral Point High School held its Music Awards Night Sunday, May 8 at the Opera House. Awards were presented as follows: Band Most Enthusiastic: Michaela Acherman, freshman; Haakon Schriefer, sophomore; Caleb Kennedy, junior; Logan Bidlingmaier, senior. Band Most Improved: Megan Berg, freshman; Brianna Wedig, sophomore; Ethan Dickler, junior; Sarah Knapp, senior. Band Most Outstanding: Brady … Read More

Musicians bring home gold

Mineral Point High School musicians participated in the Wisconsin School Music Association State Solo/Ensemble Festival Saturday, April 30 at UW-Platteville. Medals were earned as follows: Gold (First Rating) and Nominated for Exemplary Soloist Award:  David Kelm, baritone vocal solo. Gold (First Rating): Alayna McCarville, Tori Palzkill, Michaela Acherman, Sarah Knapp, Danielle Blum, Justice Hendrick, Abi … Read More