Board Hears Strong State Test Results

The Mineral Point School Board heard great news regarding student achievement, as reported on the Forward Exam, Aspire, and ACT tests. (Scroll past video for more article text) Elementary Principal Matt Renwick attributed the results to several factors, including: the Professional Learning Communities process, being more strategic of how the district is working with kids, … 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

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

Board Votes to Exceed Revenue Limit for Dust Collector

At Monday night’s School Board meeting, the Board voted 5-2 to approve a resolution to exceed the revenue limit to purchase the dust collector system for the tech ed department. (Scroll past the video for more article text.) Voting yes were Lisa Hay, Julie Stephenson, Kelly Gundlach, Andy Busch, and Jeff Basting. Voting no were … 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

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