New Staff Welcomed

Mineral Point welcomed its new staff members for orientation Monday, August 17. Besides learning necessary policies and procedures, the group was also treated to a guided tour around Mineral Point by former school board member, Dick Austin. We welcome our new staff members: Tim Bauman, Orientation and Mobility Teacher Tim is from East Dubuque, Illinois… Continue Reading New Staff Welcomed

Mineral Point To Receive Sparsity Aid

Small rural school districts, including Mineral Point, will receive a sparsity aid payment of $300 per student for the 2015-16 school year that can be used to support school district programs. “The necessity of providing quality instructional and educational services to small numbers of students presents a fiscal challenge to our rural school districts,” said… Continue Reading Mineral Point To Receive Sparsity Aid

August School Board Meeting

The Mineral Point School Board held its regular monthly meeting Monday. One item that required timely action was approval of academic standards. The Wisconsin Association of School Boards recommends that each school board include an agenda item regarding academic standards in the agenda for the first meeting that it is practical to do so after… Continue Reading August School Board Meeting

FFA Officer Workshops

The Mineral Point FFA officers have been attending several leadership/work days this summer in order to prepare for the upcoming year of FFA events. The 2015-16 Mineral Point FFA officers are Tommie Loken (President), Steven Blume (Vice President), Morgan Fitzsimmons (Secretary), Katie Fitzsimmons (Treasurer), Eric Heisner (Reporter), and Jake Steffes (Sentinel), along with Mr. Mike… Continue Reading FFA Officer Workshops

Special July Board Meeting

The Mineral Point School Board held a very brief special meeting the morning of Monday, July 27 and took action on two items. Present were Larry Dolphin, Matt Lindsey, Julie Stephenson, Lisa Hay over the phone, and Jeff Basting. Absent were Glenn Kinch and Larry Steffes. The District recommended awarding Farmers Savings Bank as the… Continue Reading Special July Board Meeting

July School Board Meeting

The regular monthly meeting of the Mineral Point School Board began Monday night with the recognition of the state trap shooting, track and field, and golf teams. The following students were recognized: Trap team: Garrett Faull, Ryan Welsh, Joe Ripp, Chris Ley, Martina Steffes, Milo Wong, Brady Roberts, Jacob Moellers, and Gabe Ottoway. Track: Jaycie… Continue Reading July School Board Meeting

MP FFA Attends State Convention

The State FFA Convention was held June 15-18 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. Over 3,500 FFA members from the state were in attendance for the convention, of which Mineral Point FFA had several members in attendance to receive awards, participate in speaking contests, vote on important issues, and take part in leadership activities.… Continue Reading MP FFA Attends State Convention