Flanary, Kinch are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its January Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, February 19 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. Zula Flanary … Read More

SWC All-Conference Gymnastics

SWC All-Conference Gymnastics 2018-19 Teams Dodgeville/Mineral Point Platteville/Belmont/Lancaster Prairie du Chien/Fennimore River Valley/Barneveld Southwestern/Cuba City/Benton   VAULT First Team Miah Lemanski 11 D/P 9.0167 Lorisa Shatrawka 9 RV/B 8.5833 Tessa Bockhop 11 D/P 8.3583 Elle Honerbaum 11 D/P 8.3 Katrina Stastny 10 P/B/L 8.2833   Second Team Kate Fuerstenberg 12 SW/CC/B 8.25 Cilla Downs 11 … Read More

MPMS 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point Middle School is proud to announce its Second Quarter Honor Roll for the 2018-19 school year. HIGH HONORS Eighth Grade: Genevieve Byrnes, Allison Chitwood, Katelyn Cox, Jenna Dailey, Alana DuBois, Emma Federman, Cole Ferrell, Maddix Jackson, Carson Kroll, Brody Lee, Abel Logueflower, Cooper Palzkill, Tarrin Riley, Mackenzie Ripp, Joey Robinson, Kylie Rule, Sophia … Read More

Inclement Weather Make Up Day Plan

MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL February 13, 2019 Hello Middle and High School Families — After consulting with Transportation Director Todd Schmitz regarding busing concerns from families with the new start time, we have had to make a slight change to our previously proposed schedule (see #1 on the list below). The following changes will be in effect … Read More

Board Hears Referendum Update from HSR

The School Board began its regular monthly meeting Monday with an update from HSR Associates regarding the upcoming April referendum. (Scroll past the video for more article text) HSR shared with the Board the first draft of a fact sheet that will be an integral part to communication of the referendum. Once finalized, the fact … Read More

MPHS 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point High School is proud to announce its Second Quarter Honor Roll for the 2018-19 school year. HIGH HONORS Seniors: Michaela Acherman, Matthew Berg, Megan Berg, Caden Carey, Curtis Cox, Madisen Faull, Zoe Hay, Kaitlyn Kinch, Uriah Ottoway, Brady Palzkill, Daniel Pittz, Logan Schmitz, Abigayle Shannon, Cade Steffes, Garrett Wendhausen, Katelyn Wilson. Juniors: McKenna … Read More

Pittz Advances to Sectional FFA Speaking Contest

On February 6, the Mineral Point FFA attended the District 12 FFA Speaking Contest at Darlington High School.  There were 20 participants from Mineral Point competing against FFA members from seven other schools The 8th grade quiz bowlers that competed were: Team Blue–Joey Robinson, Carson Kroll, Ryan Schubert, Regan Suddeth, and Kennedy Wenger; Team White–Jimmy … Read More

Seven Pointers Named All-SWAL for Wrestling

2018-19 SWAL All-Conference Wrestling   FIRST TEAM 106: Brody Lee, Fennimore 106: Mason Welsh, Iowa-Grant/Highland 113: Luke Blair, Fennimore 120: Mason Lull, Fennimore 126: Danny Pittz, Mineral Point 132: Caden Carey, Mineral Point 138: Aidan Nutter, Fennimore 138: Kolbe Ubersox, Darlington/Black Hawk 145: Logan Schmitz, Mineral Point 152: Nolan Springer, Mineral Point 152: Trevor Wanek, … Read More

FBLA Members Advance to State

Congratulations to Future Business Leaders of America members that placed at Regional Leadership Conference through competition online in advance, or in person at Cochrane Fountain City High School!     Members placing 1st through 3rd advance to the State Leadership Conference April 7-9 in Green Bay at the KI Center.   1st place Karsten Bakken- … Read More

Screen Time and Kids

by Elementary Principal Matt Renwick During these recent no school days due to inclement weather, it was hard to keep our own kids occupied, especially when it was bitterly cold. Our son even commented, “Are we getting too much screen time?” We assured him that once the weather warmed up, they would be able to … Read More