WIAA History of Success

WIAA STATE TEAM CHAMPIONS Boys Track and Field 1961, 1962 Wrestling 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009 Girls Cross Country 2005*, 2006*, 2010*, 2011*, 2012* Basketball 2016 Softball 2013 Track and Field 2015* WIAA STATE TEAM RUNNERS-UP Boys Basketball 1974, 2015 Cross Country 2010* Football 1999 Track and Field 2012* … Read More

Fiscal Responsibility

The District has a strategic plan with four areas of focus:  fiscal responsibility, community engagement, academic achievement, and technology.  The first of four focus areas of the District’s strategic plan is fiscal responsibility.  One goal of the board is to create and implement a communication plan to inform the community on the school budget and … Read More

Bennett Named Teacher Of The Month

Mineral Point Elementary 5th grade teacher, Lifka Bennett, has been honored by Ubersox of Iowa County and WOLX 94.9 FM as the July Teacher of the Month. Bennett can be seen driving a Chrysler 200 during the month of July displaying her honor. Also, she will receive a $200 donation for her classroom. Tune in … Read More

Welcome

Hello Pointer Families! My name is Brad Brogley and I am excited about the opportunity to be a part of the Mineral Point School District as I am serving as the Mineral Point Elementary Principal.  There are many challenges facing public education and with my 23 years of experience both as a teacher and education … Read More

About High School Agriculture

Classes Plants, Animals, and You (PAY): Acquaint yourself with the exploding world of Agri-science. “Learning by doing” activities will provide you with exposure to various areas of Agri-science. These include: careers, FFA, soils, plant science, horticulture, animal science, Ag. mechanics, and natural resources. The greenhouse will be used as a laboratory for various activities dealing with … Read More

Delta Kappa Gamma Entries Advance to State

The annual Delta Kappa Gamma literary competition once again features State qualifiers from Mineral Point Elementary. Gavin Houtakker’s 4th Grade entry received 1st place in Illustrations and 2nd place in Literary. Regan Schuette’s 5th Grade entry received a tie for 1st place in Literary and Illustrations. This duo will be honored by the Mu Chapter … Read More

State Forensics Field Is Set

The State Forensics field is now set. Congratulations to all of Mineral Point’s qualifiers! Bold font entries are events that qualified through Districts Saturday, March 25 at UW-Platteville. Regular font entries are events that had Spring Break conflicts, which qualified through Mini-Districts Wednesday, March 8 in Mineral Point. Students needed to score a 20 (or … Read More

Odyssey of the Mind Places 2nd at State

You may have noticed the bright red trophy in the Middle School office, which is evidence that the Odyssey of the Mind team has been very busy once more. On March 18 the team competed in the state tournament at Madison College and took home 2nd place. The trophies are piling up with this being … Read More

Wrestlers Feted for Fine Season

The Mineral Point Wrestling Team held its annual awards banquet Sunday, March 19 at Dodge-Point Country Club. Award winners were as follows: Varsity, left to right: Danny Pittz: Most Wins and Most Valuable; Mitchell Schaaf: Most Reversals; Caden Carey: Most Wins; Lucas Sanchez: Most Escapes; Riley Workman: Most Wins, Most Nearfalls, and Most Pins; Boone … Read More

Three Pointers Make SWAL Boys Basketball Squad

SWAL BOYS BASKETBALL 2016-2017 ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM   FINAL STANDINGS SCHOOL RECORD COACH Darlington 14 – 0 Tom Uppena Fennimore 11 – 3 Tom Needham Mineral Point 11 – 3 Dan Burreson Iowa-Grant 7 – 7 Ryan Hill Cuba City 5 – 9 Jerry Petitgoue Boscobel 4 – 10 Levi Esters Southwestern 4 – 10 Clint … 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

Math Team Brings Home Golds at SWAL Meet

The Mineral Point Middle and High School Math Teams had another stellar SWAL Conference Meet on Thursday, March 9 in Fennimore. For the high school, one gold, silver, and bronze are awarded in each division (unless there is a tie). Mineral Point tied for the top score in the Pre-Calculus Division with Abby Shannon bringing … 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

Musicians Qualify for State

Mineral Point Middle and High School musicians competed at the Wisconsin School Music Association’s District Solo/Ensemble Contest held at Southwestern Saturday, March 11. The following received a Starred First rating in Class A and have advanced to the State competition at UW-Platteville to be held Saturday, April 29. Michaela Acherman, Soprano Vocal Solo Megan Berg, … Read More