Board Votes to Hire Additional First Grade Teacher

A group of engaged parents filled the Board room Monday night in support of an additional 1st grade teacher being hired, which the School Board then voted unanimously to approve. Member Jeff Basting was absent. (Scroll past the video for more article text) The Board has a policy that states it will strive for class … Read More

Stakeholders Craft Strategic Plan Update

“Grounded by our history, as one of the oldest publicly supported schools in Wisconsin, MPSD is the heart of a small community that educates and inspires our students for a bright future in a big world.” This is the mission statement the District has been operating under since the last Strategic Plan was completed in … Read More

Registration 2017-2018

Again this year, the Mineral Point School District will be gathering student demographics and forms utilizing Skyward Family Access.  Our goal is to allow you to complete these tasks from home so you do NOT have to wait in line. MPSD will have two Information/Picture Days at the Middle/High School Cafetorium, August 3 and August 15 … Read More

Big Awards Earned at State FFA Convention

Loken Wins State FFA Prepared Speaking Contest Tommie Loken of the Mineral Point FFA Chapter was selected as the state winner of the FFA Prepared Speaking Contest with her speech titled: GMO. The Prepared Speaking Contest recognizes outstanding FFA members for their ability to present factual information on agricultural topics in a well thought-out and … Read More

Governor Visits to Sign Cheese Bill

Governor Scott Walker traveled to Mineral Point Elementary School Thursday, June 1 to sign Assembly Bill 73, which designates cheese as Wisconsin’s official dairy product. Cheese joins a list of state symbols, including the dairy cow, which was designated the state’s domestic animal in 1971, and milk, which has been Wisconsin’s official state beverage since … Read More

Class of 2017 Awarded with Scholarships

Mineral Point High School held its annual Senior Scholarship Night Thursday, May 18 at the Opera House. Earning scholarships and awards were as follows: Elise Ames: Alumni Foundation $300, Key Club $500, Kiwanis $500, PEP Good Citizen $500. Emma Baker: Skills USA $400. Cassandra Bossert: Alumni Foundation $300, Future Business Leaders of America $250, Key … Read More

Matching Gift Creates Opportunity to Support Mineral Point Students

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, Mineral Point students with negative lunch balances have the opportunity to end the school year in the black. In order to achieve this goal, the donor will match up to $750 of additional monies generated by the community to support this effort by Friday, May 19. Children … Read More

State Skills USA Produces National Qualifiers

Mineral Point High School sent a large contingent to the State Skills USA competition in Madison April 25 and 26 and emerged with a National Qualifying Entrepreneurship Team. Representing Mineral Point were: Emma Baker, Danielle Blum, Madison Bowers, Abigail Callaway, Caden Carey, Curtis Cox, Addison Dailey, Brandon Dolphin, Nick DuBois, Paige Goodweiler, Grady Gorgen, Jake … Read More

Girls Basketball is 1st Place Academic All-State

The Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association has released its list of Team Academic All-State Honors and the Mineral Point Girls Basketball Team has placed 1st in Division 4 with a 3.819 GPA. BOYS TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-STATE Team GPA in parenthesis Division 1 Brookfield Central (3.78) D.C. Everest (3.646) Germantown (3.476) Division 2 Waukesha Catholic Memorial (3.78) … Read More

Staver Named WIAA Scholar Athlete

Sixteen senior girls and sixteen senior boys from Mercer to Darlington have been selected as recipients of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Scholar Athlete Award underwritten by Marshfield Clinic. The winners include the first ever female from Mineral Point High School to claim this prestigious honor, Sydney Staver. (Ryan McGuire, 2010, is the only other … Read More