FFA Holds 89th Annual Banquet

Banquet Photo Album The Mineral Point Chapter of the Future Farmers of America held its 89th annual banquet Tuesday, March 20th in the high school cafetorium under the leadership of Advisor Mike Robinson. President Eric Heisner called the meeting to order and asked Sentinel Danny Pittz to deliver the invocation. A year in review video … Read More

State Delta Kappa Gamma Qualifiers

Another strength of Mineral Point students is a consistently strong showing in the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Competition and this year was no exception. For the 2018 Mu Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Competition, the Literary Committee members had 114 top book submissions to look through from area schools. The following students from … Read More

Callaway, Siegenthaler are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its March Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, March 20 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. Abigail Callaway … Read More

McCoy and King are Kohl Award Winners

The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship, Fellowship, and Leadership Program announced Tuesday, March 20 the recipients of the 2018 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students, teachers, and principals. Awards in the amount of $6,000 are being made to 100 teachers, 16 principals, and their schools, and $10,000 scholarships will be given … Read More

Girls Basketball Team Honored for Successful Season

The Mineral Point Girls Basketball Team held its awards banquet Sunday, March 18. 2017-18 award winners pictured left to right: Dana Schmitz: SWAL Conference Honorable Mention. Morgan James: Best Free Throw Percentage. Mara Aschliman: Captain, SWAL Conference Honorable Mention. Nicole Johnson: Team Most Improved, Most Rebounds. McKenna Reichling: Captain, Team Most Dedicated, Most Assists, Most … Read More

Fitzsimmons Qualifies for State FFA Speaking Contest

March 7, the Mineral Point FFA Chapter hosted the Sectional Speaking Contest. Three of our members competed–Daniel Nordstrom competed in the Creed Speaking Contest and placed second. Katie Fitzsimmons and Morgan Vondra participated in the Prepared Speaking Contest. Katie won first place, and will advance to the state contest which will be held in June. … Read More

Middle School Solo & Ensemble Success

Mineral Point Middle School musicians competed at the Wisconsin School Music Association’s District Solo & Ensemble Festival at Cuba City Saturday, March 10. The following received a Starred First rating in Class A and have advanced to the State competition at UW-Platteville in April. Callie Pierce, Music Theater-Soprano/Alto Solo; Callie Pierce, Soprano Solo Other results … Read More

Board Approves Elementary Design Workshop

At Monday’s School Board meeting, the Board re-visited the idea of having an Elementary Design Workshop to gather community input regarding capacity and accessibility issues with the building. (Scroll past the video for more text) At last month’s meeting the voted down the idea by a 4-3 vote. Shortly after, the Operations Committee convened to … Read More

SWAL Math Teams Earn Gold

On Monday, March 12, Mineral Point Middle and High School mathletes traveled to Iowa-Grant for the annual SWAL Math Team Contest. For the high school, one gold, silver, and bronze are awarded in each division (unless there is a tie). Team Award: Gold: Pre-Calculus (Karsten Bakken, Maddie Faull, Owen Stephenson, Nick DuBois, Brady Palzkill) Individual … Read More

Elementary Design Workshop March 20 & 21

We want to hear from you! The community is invited to the Elementary School Design Workshop Tuesday, March 20 and Wednesday, March 21. Stop by the elementary library at 611 Cothern Street anytime from 9 am – 7:30 pm either day. The School Board formed a committee to study capacity and accessibility at the Elementary … Read More