Board to Draft Language for April Referendum

Following a two hour discussion from the community, the School Board voted 4-3 Monday, December 17 in favor of moving forward with drafting resolution language for an April 2 referendum for a new elementary building. Voting in favor were Tony Dahl, Everett Lindsey, Larry Steffes, and Jeff Basting. Voting against were Aaron Dunn, Andy Busch, … Read More

Board to Consider Elementary New Building Referendum

The Board spent a great deal of time at its Monday, November 10 special meeting discussing and hearing support as well as concerns regarding the possibility of going back to referendum in April 2019 for a new elementary building. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Voters approved a renovation/addition to the existing elementary … Read More

Board Asks for Architect Bids

November 26 Special Meeting – The Board voted 4-3 to not approve FEH Design as the architect for the elementary remodel/addition project. Voting in favor of FEH were Everett Lindsey, Tony Dahl, and Andy Busch. Voting against were Larry Steffes, Nate Chambers, Aaron Dunn, and Jeff Basting. FEH Design has been the firm working with … Read More

2019 School Board Election Information

It’s time to be thinking of school board candidates. The election will be held Tuesday, April 2, 2019. The term of office for these school board members begins Monday, April 22, 2019. The top two vote recipients will serve three year terms, with the third place vote recipient serving a one year term. Incumbents whose … Read More

Faull, Palzkill are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its December Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, December 4 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. Maddie Faull … Read More

Thank You!

by Mitch Wainwright Thank You!  All across the state, there were November referendum questions asking for new buildings, remodels/additions, facility upgrades, and technology improvements.  There were also questions asking for money for two, three, five years or forever in recurring referendums. Over 150 referendum questions were asked of the district taxpayers all over the state. … Read More

MPMS 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point Middle School is proud to announce its 1st Quarter Honor Roll for the 2018-19 school year. HIGH HONORS 8th Grade: Gena Byrnes, Allison Chitwood, Katelyn Cox, Jenna Dailey, Alana DuBois, Emma Federman, Cole Ferrell, Teona Hansen, Maddix Jackson, Carson Kroll, Brody Lee, Abel Logueflower, Max Murphy, Tyler Nordstrom, Tarrin Riley, Mackenzie Ripp, Joey … Read More

Football Team Honored for Fine Season

The Mineral Point Football team held its awards banquet Monday, November 26 in the cafeteria. The Pointers won back-to-back SWAL Conference Championships for the first time in program history. Receiving honors were: Team Awards Pointer Award: Kevin Eisenzimmer, Caden Carey, and Danny Pittz Most Improved Offensive Player: Justin Baehler Most Improved Defensive Player: Mason Hughes … Read More

Board Discusses Relationship with FEH Design

The Board spent the majority of its special meeting Monday, November 19 discussing next steps post-referendum, including its work with FEH Design as it pertains to the elementary project. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Following the Friday, November 16 meeting, Interim Superintendent Mitch Wainwright requested Kevin Eipperle of FEH to send him … Read More

Six Medal at UWP Math Contest

by Cindi Nothem, Math Teacher On November 7th, 28 of Mineral Point’s finest mathletes traveled to UW-Platteville for the 46th annual UW-Platteville High School Mathematics Contest.  At the contest, teams are broken down into four divisions based on school enrollment.  This year, in our division, there were 24 teams representing 13 different schools.  Team scores … Read More