FBLA Places at State

Mineral Point Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America members attended State Leadership Conference held in Green Bay at the KI Center on April 8th and 9th, along with 2800 FBLA members from around the state. The two day conference had workshops and tours for members to attend to increase their business knowledge as well … Read More

Bakken, Lindholm are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its April Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, April 16 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. Karsten Bakken … Read More

State Forensics Success

The competitive public speaking season wrapped up Friday night April 12 at UW-Madison. Congratulations to our state forensics participants! Earning a perfect score of 25 and gold medals were: Josie Lindholm, Farrago Ella Chambers, Henry Dailey, Mallory Lindsey, Gabe Sporle, Nolan Springer, Group Interp Mara Aschliman, Grant Lee, Kyla Lindsey, Dana Schmitz, Katie Wilson, Group … Read More

2019 Summer School

This year our summer school registration will take place on line. The links below will be available until May 1st. After this date the registration will be closed and the links will no longer be available. If you have any questions please email me at jane.barr@mp.k12.wi.us or call 987-0710. I will be happy to assist with this new online … Read More

Board Hears Budget Development Timeline

Superintendent Mitch Wainwright discussed the Budget Development Timeline for the 2019-20 school year with the Board at its regular monthly meeting Monday night. (Scroll past the video for more article text) To view the timeline, visit: https://v3.boardbook.org/Public/PublicItemDownload.aspx?ik=44127847 Finance Committee Chair Andy Busch is planning on a meeting prior to the next full Board meeting in … Read More

High School Vocalists Qualify for State

Congrats to our high school vocalists who participated in the District Solo & Ensemble Contest at Iowa-Grant Saturday, April 6. Those receiving a Starred First in Class A advance to State at UW-Platteville Saturday, April 27. CLASS A Starred First — Megan Berg, Soprano Solo — Michaela Acherman, Soprano Solo — Callie Pierce, Soprano Solo … Read More

Additional Make-Up Time Information

Due to additional time off for inclement weather after our last communication, we have again had to alter our schedule to make up for lost instructional time in order to meet the state mandated requirement. The main change is making three early release Wednesdays (April 24, May 15, May 22) full days for all students. … Read More


by Mitch Wainwright I am thankful that I have the privilege to live in this community, and work for this school district.  While I am not a native of Mineral Point, I have lived here for over half of my life. I have come to know that this community is open to a wide range … Read More

Voters Reject New Elementary School; Three Extend Terms on Board

  Mineral Point Unified School District voters rejected a referendum question on the April 2, 2019 ballot. The question asked for $19.5 million for a new elementary school to be built on the existing middle/high school campus. With a failed April vote, the School Board has stated it will implement the successful November 2018 vote … Read More