Board Learns Proposed State Budget Impacts

At Monday night’s School Board meeting, Superintendent Luke Francois spent time discussing with the Board and public Governor Scott Walker’s budget proposal and what the possible implications would be for the Mineral Point School District. (Continue after the video for more article text). These are detailed in Francois’ report here: https://v3.boardbook.org/Public/PublicItemDownload.aspx?ik=40042835 He was quick to … Read More

Parkinson, Yeager are February Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its February Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, February 7 at the Pointer Cafe. The students, who are members of the senior class, are selected for this honor through a voting process by staff at the school, and their biographies are written by themselves. Hannah Parkinson Throughout … Read More

Board Discusses Next Steps to Address Facility Needs

The Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting Monday, January 30 as Board President, Larry Steffes, said he would like clear direction from the Board on how to proceed with repairs that need to be made to facilities after the Board voted January 9 to terminate the long-term facilities planning contract it had with … Read More

Chubb, Riley are January Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its January Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, January 31 at the Pointer Cafe. The students, who are members of the senior class, are selected for this honor through a voting process by staff at the school, and their biographies are written by themselves. Haley Chubb Haley … Read More

Board Terminates Contract for Long-Term Facilities Plan

Months of discussion regarding the District’s long-term facilities plan came to a boiling point Monday night. (Keep scrolling past the video for more article text.) The Mineral Point School Board voted 4-3 at its meeting to terminate the District’s relationship with Nexus in regards to the Long-term Facilities Plan to address deferred maintenance to aging … Read More

School Board Candidate Field Set

The field is set for the Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Mineral Point School Board election as the deadline to file for candidacy was January 3 at 5 pm. Four candidates will vie for two seats. They are: Jeff Basting (incumbent), Kelly Gundlach, Glenn E. Kinch (incumbent), and Mike Thousand. The term of office for the … Read More

Dolphin, Schaaf Inducted to Bauman Hall of Fame

Mineral Point High School inducted its next class into the Al Bauman Wrestling Hall of Fame Friday night, December 22 between dual matches vs. Riverdale and Cuba City/Southwestern/Benton, in which the host Pointers were victorious in both.   MIKE DOLPHIN Iowa-Grant Invitational Champ: 1974, 1976 Mineral Point Invitational Champ: 1975 Southern Eight Conference Champ: 1976, … Read More

Doye Named to Prestigious National School PR List

On December 19, the National School Public Relations Association released its biennial list of names honoring the top 35 School Public Relations Professionals in the United States under the age of 35. Joelle Doye, Communications Director for the Mineral Point Unified School District, is one to receive this distinguished recognition. Many new leaders in school … Read More

Board Continues Facilities Plan Discussion

At Monday night’s meeting, the Mineral Point School Board again continued with discussion surrounding the long-term facilities plan. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Community members were invited to an open house in November for an opportunity to provide feedback. In addition, the video presented at the open house was placed online and … Read More

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