Board Votes to Add Mental Health Services for MP Students

Mineral Point students needing mental health services will now have resources right at school beginning in the fall. (Scroll past the video for more article text) At Monday night’s meeting, the Board unanimously approved (with member Lisa Hay absent) CWM Counseling, a mental health agency based out of Platteville, to offer services in each school … Read More

Retirees Recognized

At the end of the 2016-17 school year, the Mineral Point School District honored its retiring staff members including: Pam Anderson, elementary teacher (three decades of service) Tom Heins, bus driver (46 years) Bruce Suddeth, bus driver (35 years)

Board Installs New Officers

The Mineral Point School Board met Monday for its regular May meeting. This was the first regular meeting for the 2017-18 school board, and therefore, officer elections were held (Scroll past the video for more article text) Officers will be: Larry Steffes, President; Lisa Hay, Vice President; Larry Dolphin, Clerk; and Kelly Gundlach, Treasurer. Committees … 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

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

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

Board Celebrates Student Success

The Mineral Point School Board began its regular monthly meeting Monday with a celebration of recent student successes. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Gold medal winners in the SWAL math contest, the State Odyssey of the Mind team, State place winners in the Delta Kappa Gamma literary contest, and State FFA qualifiers … Read More

Doye Named to WSPRA Board of Directors

The Wisconsin School Public Relations Association has named Joelle Doye, Mineral Point Unified School District Communications Director, to its Board of Directors for a three year term. Other newly elected members include: Becky Backhaus, Creative Director, J.P. Cullen Timothy Brown, Middle/High School Principal, Kohler School District Emily Neubauer, Marketing and Communications Specialist, Racine Unified School … 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