MPMS 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point Middle School is proud to announce its 3rd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2016-17 school year. High Honors Sixth Grade: Jackson Busch, Genevieve Byrnes, Allison Chitwood, Katelyn Cox, Jenna Dailey, Alana DuBois, Emma Federman, Cole Ferrell, Maddix Jackson, Kendall Kilpatrick, Carson Kroll, Brody Lee, Max Murphy, Mackenzie Ripp, Joseph Robinson, Kylie Rule, Sophia … 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

McCoy Elected to WEMTA Board of Directors

The Wisconsin Educational Media and Technology Association has named Kris McCoy, Mineral Point Middle/High School Instructional Technology and Information Specialist, to its Board of Directors. Other WEMTA Board of Directors members include: Kimberly Bannigan, DeForest Peg Billing, Tomahawk Tina Birkett, Cuba City Heidi Catlin, Rhinelander Sue Conner, Portage Renee Deschard, Monona Michele Green, New London … Read More

Odyssey of the Mind Places 2nd at State

You may have noticed the bright red trophy in the Middle School office, which is evidence that the Odyssey of the Mind team has been very busy once more. On March 18 the team competed in the state tournament at Madison College and took home 2nd place. The trophies are piling up with this being … 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

Math Team Brings Home Golds at SWAL Meet

The Mineral Point Middle and High School Math Teams had another stellar SWAL Conference Meet on Thursday, March 9 in Fennimore. For the high school, one gold, silver, and bronze are awarded in each division (unless there is a tie). Mineral Point tied for the top score in the Pre-Calculus Division with Abby Shannon bringing … Read More

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

Board Views Talented Tech Ed Demonstrations

At Monday night’s regular monthly meeting, the Mineral Point School Board was treated to student demonstrations of great work being created with the plasma cutter, 3D printer, and laser engraver in Mike Robinson’s and Kyle Carey’s classes. (Scroll past video for more article and photos)   Lane Eggers, Bodhi Logueflower, Devon Manning, Tommie Loken, Jake … 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

Loken Wins Sectional FFA Speaking Contest

On March 8th, the Mineral Point FFA attended the Sectional FFA Speaking Contest at Argyle. There were seven participants from Mineral Point competing. The 8th grade quiz bowlers that competed where Mason Hughes, Chandler Workman, Rita Wilson, and Cecilia Stanton. In the prepared speaking contest, Tommie Loken placed 1st and will be moving on to … Read More