Broderick, Lawinger are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club was set to honor its March Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, March 17, but unfortunately the pandemic altered those plans. #PointerNation would like to take this opportunity to honor Bodhi Broderick and Payton Lawinger virtually and hope we can honor them in person at a later date. … Read More

Math Team Success

High School On Thursday, March 5, Mineral Point’s High School Math Team traveled to Riverdale High School for the annual SWAL Math Contest. Five students from each division compete both individually and as a team. Students take three individual tests as well as one team test. For the team contest, an individual average is calculated … Read More

Class of 2020 Top Scholars

Mineral Point High School is proud to announce its Top Scholars for the Class of 2020. Cody Pierce has been named Valedictorian with Nick DuBois, Owen Stephenson, and Lily Wong being named Salutatorians. Valedictorian Cody Pierce Cody Pierce was born in Reston, Virginia, in 2001 and is the son of Glenn and Cathy Pierce. He … Read More

Board Holds Emergency Meeting

The Mineral Point School Board held an emergency meeting Sunday afternoon with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board unanimously supported the administration and local physicians’ recommendation to not hold classes Monday or Tuesday this week. (The District had previously announced it would not hold classes March 18 until April 6 at the earliest, due … Read More

Mandatory School Closure Forthcoming

March 13, 2020 Dear Pointer Families and Staff — We have just learned Governor Tony Evers is mandating all of Wisconsin’s K-12 schools close by Wednesday, March 18 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, please prepare for closure of the Mineral Point Unified School District beginning Wednesday, March 18 (We will plan to have classes … Read More

Board Hears Reading Program Success

Elementary Principal Matt Renwick, Reading Specialist Rachael Schroeder, Elementary Librarian Micki Uppena, and Instructional Coach Brooke McGraw presented to the School Board Monday night on the most recent Reading Program Evaluation at the elementary. The elementary is now Schoolwide Title I. Schoolwide Title I is achieved when a certain percentage of families qualify for free/reduced … Read More

Springer is MP’s 51st State Wrestling Champ

Nolan Springer became Mineral Point Wrestling’s 51st WIAA State Champion Saturday, February 29th at the Kohl Center in Madison. Mason Hughes also earned a podium spot with a 5th place finish. Tarrin Riley had a great first state meet, but did not place. 160: Nolan Springer (41-2) placed 1st Quarterfinal – Springer won by fall … Read More

SWAL All-Conference Boys Basketball

SWAL BOYS BASKETBALL 2019-20 ALL-CONFERENCE   FINAL STANDINGS SCHOOL RECORD COACH Cuba City 14 – 0 Jerry Petitgoue Darlington 12 – 2 Tom Uppena Mineral Point 9 – 5 Dan Burreson Fennimore 8 – 6 Troy Larson Boscobel 5 – 9 Levi Esters Iowa-Grant 4 – 10 Ryan Hill Southwestern 4 – 10 Clint Nemitz … Read More

SWAL All-Conference Girls Basketball

SWAL GIRLS BASKETBALL 2019-20 ALL-CONFERENCE   FINAL STANDINGS SCHOOL RECORD COACH Cuba City 13 – 1  Brad Lutes Mineral Point 13 – 1  Michael Keyes Darlington 9 – 5  Kelly Rose/Jen Wellnitz Fennimore 7 – 7  Kevin Everson Riverdale 7 – 7  Tom Pierick Iowa-Grant 4 – 10  Dan Liddicoat Southwestern 2 – 12  Aaron … Read More

Forensics Team Advances to Districts

The 2020 Mineral Point High School Forensics team was proud to host this year’s Subdistrict competition Monday, February 24. All of the students who participated advanced to the District festival to be held Saturday, March 21 at UW-Platteville. Students needed to score a 16 (or better) out of 25 possible points in a minimum of … Read More