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

Weier, Chubb to Lead Class of 2017 Commencement

Mineral Point High School is proud to announce its top scholars for the Class of 2017: Valedictorian Jalissa Weier and Salutatorian Haley Chubb. Graduation is set for Friday, May 26 at 7 pm in the high school gym. Jalissa Weier Jalissa Weier has been named Valedictorian of the Mineral Point High School Class of 2017. … Read More

Basting, Gundlach Claim School Board Seats

Basting, Gundlach claim MP School Board seats Results are in for the Mineral Point School Board election April 4, 2017. These are unofficial and have not been canvassed at this time. Two seats were available on the Board, each for a three-year term. One incumbent and one newcomer will claim the seats. Jeff Basting (i) … Read More

School Board Candidate Forum Held

Wednesday, March 15 the Mineral Point School District hosted its annual School Board Candidate Forum. (Scroll past the video for times of topics discussed). The election is set for Tuesday, April 4. Voters will be asked to select not more than two of the candidates: Kelly Gundlach, Mike Thousand, Glenn E. Kinch, Jeff Basting. There … Read More