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

Evans, Owens are January Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its January Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, January 16 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. Sierra Evans … Read More

Board Determines Open Enrollment Availability

The Mineral Point School Board held discussion and unanimously approved space available, as detailed below, for open enrollment for the 2018-19 school year. (Larry Steffes was absent from the meeting). Scroll past the video for more article text. The state requires school districts to set their regular and special open enrollment caps in January of … Read More

Pointer Pride

Over the holiday break, my family and I spent time with our relatives. We were away from school, doing our best to be present with those around us. Yet in a family full of teachers, it was not uncommon for our conversation to bend toward education. One topic that came up was the success of … Read More

SWAL Honors Band

Congrats to our middle and high school musicians who have been selected for the SWAL Conference Honors Band! The public is invited to join them for their concert at Ithaca High School Saturday, January 6 at 4:30 pm.

2018 School Board Candidate Field is Set

The field is set for the Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Mineral Point School Board election as the deadline to file for candidacy was Tuesday, January 2 at 5 pm. Four candidates will vie for three seats. They are: Nathan D. Chambers, Aaron Dunn, Glenn E. Kinch, and Everett R. Lindsey. All three incumbents (Larry Dolphin, … Read More

New Year’s Resolution

By Superintendent Luke Francois A New Year’s Resolution is a tradition in which a person resolves to change an undesired trait or behavior to accomplish a personal goal or otherwise improve their life.  (Retrieved from en.wikipedia.org)  New Year’s Eve I talked with a friend that resolved to stop cursing.  Another shared a resolution to reduce … Read More

Kohl Award Applications Advance to State Level

The Mineral Point Unified School District is proud to announce Middle/High School Instructional Media Specialist and Middle School Reading Teacher Kris McCoy’s, along with Class of 2018 Senior Haakon Schriefer’s, Herb Kohl Fellowship and Scholarship applications have advanced out of CESA #3 and have been forwarded to the state level for consideration. McCoy and Schriefer … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Abbi Ewert

Abbi Ewert Instructional Assistant Hometown: Mineral Point High school graduated from: Mineral Point College: Abbi earned an Associates degree from Portland Community College in 2012 for sign language interpretation. Her Bachelors from Portland State University was earned in 2014 in child and family studies. Employment history: Most recently, Abbi served as the Director of Social … Read More

How to Use My Scrip Wallet for Fundraising

Scrip is a program that helps raise funds for schools. When everyday items are purchased through Scrip, the school gets a certain % rebate back. Typically, people buy Scrip gift cards and then make purchases later. The challenge with this approach is many people (including me) forget to purchase the cards ahead of time. Fortunately, … Read More

Board Will Look to Fill Three Seats

At Monday’s School Board meeting, Board Secretary Angie Schubert reported the three incumbents (Larry Dolphin, Lisa Hay, Julie Stephenson) whose seats are up for election in April 2018 have filed non-candidacy papers and will not be seeking another term. (Scroll past the video for more article text) The deadline to file candidacy is 5 pm … Read More