MP Ranks 1st for Academic Growth

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. Mineral Point ranked 1st out … Read More

Forensics Team Advances 37 Students to Districts

The 2017 Mineral Point High School Forensics team had its Sub-District competition Monday night at Argyle and all of the entries advanced to the District festivals to be held Wednesday, March 22 at Lancaster and Saturday, March 25 at UW-Platteville. Students needed to score a 16 (or better) out of 25 possible points in a … Read More

MPMS 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point Middle School is proud to announce its 2nd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2016-17 school year. HIGH HONORS Eighth Grade: Macy Aschliman, Alexis Berget, Emily Cody, Brayden Dailey, Sira James, Ian Keyes, Ivy Lawinger, Grant Lee, Skylar Martin, Haily Murphy, Daniel Nordstrom, Tatum Novak, Chloe Oberhauser, Sadie Owens, Nolan Springer, Cecilia Stanton, Will … Read More

MPHS 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point High School is proud to announce its 2nd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2016-17 school year. HIGH HONORS Seniors: Elise Ames, Cassandra Bossert, Addyson Chambers, Haley Chubb, Morgan Fitzsimmons, Destinee Kruser, Rebekah Ottoway, Hannah Parkinson, Grant Rose, Boone Schmitz, Sydney Staver, Jalissa Weier, Chad Yeager. Juniors: Danielle Blum, Madison Bowers, William Carrington, Evelynn … Read More

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

Students Write to Ruby Bridges

Mrs. Lifka Bennett’s 5th graders have just completed an in-depth study of Ruby Bridges as part of the Civil Rights Unit and Black History Month.  Mrs. Bennett was able to locate her mailing address (she lives in New Orleans) and her students wrote personal letters to her. Ruby Nell Bridges Hall (born September 8, 1954) is an American … Read More

Musicians Selected for Tri-State Honors Band

Mineral Point High School students Stephanie Wilson, Alayna McCarville, and Danielle Blum have been selected for participation in the UW-Platteville Tri-State Honors Band Festival Friday and Saturday February 10-11. The annual festival provides rewarding music experiences for high school band students and directors attending clinics, rehearsals and concerts with a nationally recognized conductor/clinician and UW-Platteville … 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