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

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

5th Graders Collaborate Globally with Peers

One of the district’s initiatives is to integrate technology within classroom instruction. 5th graders and teachers at Mineral Point Elementary School have taken this to a new level. In a previous post, it was shared that students and teachers are using Google Classroom, a learning management system, to communicate and collaborate with peers in Italy … 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

FBLA Qualifies for State

Mineral Point Future Business Leaders of America competed successfully at the Regional Leadership Conference.   There are over 70 business events with everything from Agribusiness to Word Processing to choose from, and competition formats from online and in-person objective tests to presentation events, to fit members’ interests and schedules. The eleven members pictured traveled to … Read More