MP Ranked #2 K-12 District in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has released state report cards, based on 2016-17 school data. The Mineral Point Unified School District has scored a 90.7, which places it into the Significantly Exceeds Expectations category, a five star rating. When looking at K-12 districts statewide, Mineral Point ranks 2nd behind Sevastopol with 94.5 (some districts … Read More

Bowers, McCarville are November Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its November Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, November 21 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 high school, and their biographies are written by themselves. Madison Bowers … Read More

2018 School Board Election Information

It’s time to be thinking of school board candidates. The election will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2018. The term of office for these school board members is three years beginning Monday, April 23, 2018. Incumbents whose seats are up for re-election include Larry Dolphin, Lisa Hay, and Julie Stephenson. If choosing not to run … Read More

Board Honors Businesses

The Mineral Point School Board began its meeting Monday night by honoring three business named to the 2017 Wisconsin Association of School Boards Business Honor Roll. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Honored were: Farmers Implement Store, Gorgen Funeral Services, and Mineral Point Opera House. Farmers Implement Store has been a vital part … Read More

MPMS 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point Middle School is proud to announce its First Quarter Honor Roll for the 2017-18 school year. HIGH HONORS Sixth Grade: Malea Aschliman, Abigail Backes, Madigan Chitwood, Charles Davee, Elizabeth Dunn, Gracelyn Foster, Derek Hottenstein, Estella James, Morgan Palzkill, Brady Radtke, Alex Ross, Addison Ryser, Regan Schuette, Landon Thousand, Bryce Vamstad, Abigail Webb, Eleanor … Read More

MPHS 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point High School is proud to announce its First Quarter Honor Roll for the 2017-18 school year. HIGH HONORS Freshmen: Macy Aschliman, Alexis Berget, Emily Cody, Brayden Dailey, Gunnar Gorgen, Ian Keyes, Grant Lee, Skylar Martin, Daniel Nordstrom, Tatum Novak, Chloe Oberhauser, William Straka, Megan Toay, Cameron Wiegman, Rita Wilson. Sophomores: Justin Baehler, Benjamin … Read More

District Wins Five State Awards for Communication

The Mineral Point Unified School District was honored by the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association (WSPRA) with five awards for its work in school communications during the 2016-17 school year. WSPRA showcased the Spectrum Awards at its annual fall conference, this year held in Elkhart Lake November 8-10 with the theme of “Relationships Matter.” The … Read More

A Dozen Pointers Earn All-Conference Football Honors

2017 SWAL ALL-CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM   School-Record-Coach Cuba City 5-1 Guy Kopp Mineral Point 5-1 Andy Palzkill Fennimore 4-2 Boone Tollefson Darlington 3-3 Scott Zwicki Iowa-Grant 3-3 Gary Allen Boscobel 1-5 Joey Martin Southwestern 0-6 Solomon Taylor   FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Player-Position-School-Year-Height-Weight Isaac Lindsey QB Mineral Point 10 6’3” 155 Brady Peat RB Iowa-Grant 12 … Read More

Volleyball Team Honored

The Mineral Point Volleyball Team was honored for its 2017 season at a banquet Sunday, November 5 in the cafetorium.   Varsity Awards Best Attitude: Miranda Oellerich Best Effort: Alayna McCarville Most Respectful: Miranda Oellerich Team MVP: Kyla Lindsey Most Assists: McKenna Reichling Most Blocks: Kyla Lindsey Most Digs: Alayna McCarville Most Kills: Kyla Lindsey … Read More

Two Pointers Earn SWC All-Conference Soccer Honors

2017 SWC BOYS SOCCER ALL-CONFERENCE SELECTIONS   DEFENDERS 1st Team Jacob Wedig Senior Dodgeville/Mineral Point Ben Trewin Junior Platteville/Lancaster Jeron Johnson Junior Richland Center Noah Zumm Freshman River Valley 2nd Team Landon McKinlay Senior Dodgeville/Mineral Point Everett LaBudda Junior Platteville/Lancaster Blake Garcia Senior Prairie du Chien Jesse Wolk Senior River Valley Honorable Mention Ryan Walczak … Read More