October Regular Board Meeting

Gary Sullivan was appointed by the School Board at its October regular meeting Monday night to fill the vacant School Board seat left by Andrew Busch (who, by law, needed to resign in order to apply for a position with the district). (Scroll past the video for more article text) Board policy directed how the … Read More

Hanson, Shemak are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its October Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, October 15 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. Tessa Hanson … Read More

Sullivan Appointed to School Board

Gary Sullivan has just been appointed by the School Board at tonight’s meeting (Monday, October 14) to fill the vacant School Board seat left by Andrew Busch (who, by law, needed to resign in order to apply for a position with the district). To read Mr. Sullivan’s interest letter:    Board policy directed how the … Read More

1999 State Runner-Up Football Team Enters Hall of Fame

The State Runner-Up 1999 Mineral Point Football Team was inducted into the Mineral Point High School Gridiron Hall of Fame during the game vs. Darlington October 11, 2019. The group of people honored represent the ideals of the Mineral Point Football Program: hard work, perseverance, toughness, relentless effort, and teamwork. Sitting at 2-4 in the … Read More

Many Other Factors

by Superintendent Mitch Wainwright It’s hard to believe that one year ago, the district was asking the taxpayers for permission to issue debt to add on to and remodel the elementary school, along with asking for additional operating money.  During those meetings last fall, we presented information on the property tax impact if one, or … Read More

Lindseys to Lead Homecoming Parade

What year do the following things have in common? Jimmy Carter was President of the United States. A gallon of gas cost $0.86. A first class stamp was $0.15. McDonald’s introduced the Happy Meal. The Pittsburgh Pirates and Pittsburgh Steelers both claimed world championships. “My Sharona” by the Knack was named Billboard’s #1 song. “Alien” … Read More

FAST to Begin 3rd Year

Mineral Point Elementary is excited to embark on its third year of FAST, which stands for Families & Schools Together. FAST helps children thrive by building strong, supportive relationships at home. Built on evidence-based practices and rigorously tested, FAST consistently produces statistically significant improvements in children’s behavior, emotional well-being, and academic performance while building social … Read More

Renwick Invited to Be Part of DPI Committee

Mineral Point Elementary Principal Matt Renwick has been invited to be part of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s State Academic Standards Writing Committee for English Language Arts.  State Superintendent Stanford Taylor authorized the creation of this committee to review and revise Wisconsin’s Academic Standards for English Language Arts in order to positively impact student … Read More

Homecoming 2019

Mineral Point School District is anxiously anticipating celebrating its 2019 Homecoming September 30th through October 5th. This year’s theme is “Friday Night Lights.” Court members include, left to right, front row: Senior Representative Ryver Galle, Senior Queen Candidate Nicole Johnson, Senior Queen Candidate McKenna Bowers, Senior Queen Candidate Jenna Wedig, and Senior Representative Kylie Sullivan. … Read More

Pointers Exceed State Average on Exams

District students scored well above the state average for public school students on Wisconsin Student Assessment System exams given during the 2018-19 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced on Thursday, September 12. The Forward assessment is administered to students in grades 3-8 for English Language Arts and Mathematics, grades 4 and 8 … Read More