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

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

Meeting to Increase Local Business Connections to School

Inspire Madison Region brings together businesses, schools, community organizations and volunteers to create a vibrant workforce in the Greater Madison Region. Mineral Point area businesses are invited to join Mineral Point School Counselor, Andy Palzkill, and a representative from Inspire Madison Region, for an informational meeting on Thursday, March 23 from 8-9 am at Mineral … Read More

Chambers, Runde are March Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its March Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, March 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. Addyson Chambers Addyson … Read More

Strong Academic Growth Recognized in MP Schools

The Mineral Point Unified School District received more outstanding academic news this week, this time from the Cooperative Educational Service Agency #6 in Oshkosh. CESA 6 is currently engaged in a study of its Effectiveness Project districts who have seen exemplary academic growth from the 2012-13 to 2015-16 school years. Of districts participating in the … Read More