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

District Safety Committee Looking for Volunteers

On Monday during the Mineral Point Board of Education meeting, it was announced that a district safety committee will form. This is in response to questions and suggestions regarding the level of security in our school district. We are looking for community members to volunteer their time, effort and expertise to join this committee. The committee would be … Read More

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

SWAL Honors Band

  A big congratulations goes out to our middle and high school band students who were selected for the SWAL Conference Honors Band. The concert is set for Saturday, January 7 at 4:30 pm at Darlington. The public is welcome.

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

The Promise of a New Year

by Superintendent Luke Francois Happy New Year!  The new year is a chance to look back at past accomplishments and look forward to future opportunities.  The final year end holds many recognitions and achievements.  The District received the highest state ranking possible as a distinguished five-star District.  One news outlet recognized the middle school as … 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

The Challenges of Success

If you are looking for that next book to read, especially over the upcoming holiday break, I recommend Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance. The author, Dr. Atul Gawande, describes different examples in which individuals and organizations experience higher levels of success in comparison to others. How certain doctors and groups realized this uncommon achievement … 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