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

Bossert, Ottoway are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its December Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, December 6 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. Cassie Bossert Cassie … Read More

Stadium Project to Install Bleachers

An exciting next step has taken place with the Mineral Point Stadium Project. A purchase order was submitted in the amount of $201,500 for bleachers at the new field, which will be installed this coming Spring 2017. Many things combined to make this next step possible including: nearly 100 seat engravings purchased, large corporation donations … Read More

2017 School Board Election Information

It’s time to be thinking of school board candidates. The election will be held Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The term of office for these school board members is three years beginning Monday, April 24, 2017. Incumbents whose seats are up for re-election include Jeff Basting and Glenn Kinch. If choosing not to run for another … Read More

MP Earns Five Star State Report Card Rating

After a one year hiatus, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has released state report cards, based on 2015-16 school data. The Mineral Point Unified School District has scored an 83.1, which places it into the Significantly Exceeds Expectations category, a five star rating. The link to the district’s report card can be found here: Mineral … Read More