First Grants Presented by Mineral Point Excellence in Education Board

Margaret Mead’s famous quote – “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – most certainly reflects the accomplishments of the Mineral Point Excellence in Education Advisory Board. Formed in January of 2017, this group – including Kristin Mitchell, chair; Nancy … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Jason Smith

Jason Smith High School English Language Arts Teacher Hometown: Palisade, Colorado High school graduated from: Palisade High School Class of 1994 College: Jason earned his Bachelor of Arts in English with an emphasis in Writing from Mesa State College, his Master of Arts in English with an emphasis in Rhetoric/Composition from the University of Northern … Read More

Soccer Honored for Performance on the Pitch

The Dodge-Point Girls Soccer Team held its annual awards banquet at Dodge-Point Country Club Sunday, June 10. Team award winners were as follows: MVP: Kristen Palmer Most Improved: Jenna Niemeier Spirit Award: Katie Wilson   In addition, 13 Dodge-Point players were honored at the SWC All-Conference listed below. Congrats on another great season!   SWC … Read More

Board Moves Forward with Middle/High School Secured Entrance

Currently, the middle/high school entrance contains a set of double doors that lead right into the heart of the facility. Although there is a key fob system at this entrance, once a visitor is buzzed in, he/she has immediate access to student-occupied areas. (Scroll past the video for more article text) The District asked the state … Read More

Pointers Reach State Track Podium

It was another great year for Dodge-Point Track at the WIAA State Meet in La Crosse June 1-2. Congrats to the Dodge-Point 4×400 m relay team (John Phelan, Kevin Eisenzimmer, Isaac Grunow, Josh Shepler) who took 4th place with a new school record! (Gerrit Bakker and Blaise Watters were alternates) Kudos also to the 4×800 … Read More

Baseball: Seven Pointers are Tops in SWAL

SWAL ALL-CONFERENCE BASEBALL 2018 SCHOOL-RECORD-COACH Fennimore 13 – 1 Brent Sheckler Mineral Point 12 – 2 Jordan Tibbits Southwestern 9 – 5 Nick Budden Riverdale 7 – 7 Curt Thompson Iowa-Grant 5 – 9 Kyle Riemenapp Boscobel 4 – 10 Henry Bray Cuba City 3 – 11 Steve Graber Darlington 3 – 11 Brad Solberg … Read More

Four Pointers Earn SWAL All-Conference Honors

SWAL Golf All-Conference 2018 SCHOOL-TOTAL POINTS-COACH Mineral Point 72 Cory Sokol Argyle/Pecatonica 57 Chris Holcomb Barneveld 54.5 Nate Wood Fennimore 46.5 Mark Fifrick Darlington 37 Rich Westerman Southwestern 26.5 Alan Minter Iowa-Grant 20 Eric Johannesen Cuba City 9.5 Eric Meyer First Team-School-Year Dalton Collier Mineral Point Senior Simon Mitchell Mineral Point Sophomore Cole Needham Fennimore … Read More

Softball Team Awarded for Fine Season

Mineral Point Softball Team members were honored for their outstanding season at an awards banquet Thursday, June 7 in the school cafeteria. The Pointers finished 13-1 in the SWAL Conference and 17-5 overall. They were SWAL Conference and WIAA Regional Champions and made it to the WIAA Sectional Final, just one game from the WIAA … Read More

Focus on Feedback

An Elementary School Planning Committee was created by the Board of Education to study capacity and accessibility and report back their findings and recommendations to the Board. To guide the Committee’s work a community survey was deployed. Over 375 people responded to the survey with more than 100 returning a paper survey with the remaining balance … Read More

Softball: Six Pointers are All-SWAL

2018 SWAL All-Conference Softball School-Record-Coach Mineral Point 13 – 1 Quinn Schultz Boscobel 11 – 3 Russ Atkinson Cuba City 10 – 4 John Sturtz Southwestern 8 – 6 John Costello Iowa Grant 7 – 7 Deanna Fulton Fennimore 3 – 11 Jim Prochaska Darlington 2 – 12 Molly Rice Riverdale 2 – 12 B.J. … Read More