Wainwright Named Interim Superintendent

Following a special School Board meeting Wednesday, August 15, the Board voted in favor of hiring Mitch Wainwright as Interim Superintendent and High School Principal. Mr. Wainwright has been serving as MPHS Principal since the 2011-12 school year. Voting in favor were Everett Lindsey, Andy Busch, Nate Chambers, Aaron Dunn, and Jeff Basting. Opposed were … Read More

Board Places Two Referenda Questions on November 6 Ballot

At Monday night’s regular monthly School Board meeting, the Board voted in favor of placing two referenda questions on the November 6 ballot. (Scroll past the video for more article text) The first question will ask voters: Shall the Unified School District of Mineral Point be authorized pursuant to Chapter 67 of the Wisconsin Statutes, … Read More

Wainwright Offered Interim Superintendent Position, Pending Negotiations

A full agenda with important items kept the Mineral Point School Board busy Monday night during a five hour meeting held in the library due to an overflow crowd. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Superintendent Transition Plan The Board voted on two matters pertaining to the superintendent transition plan. Following closed session, … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Alison Sauter

Alison Sauter Speech & Language Teacher Hometown: Wauwatosa, WI High school graduated from: Wauwatosa West High School College: Alison earned her Bachelor’s from UW-Madison, majoring in Communication Sciences & Disorders and Religious Studies with a minor in Leadership. In August, she will complete her Master’s from UW-Milwaukee in Communication Sciences & Disorders. Previous employment: Alison … Read More

MPHS 4th Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point High School is proud to announce its 4th Quarter Honor Roll for the 2017-18 school year. HIGH HONORS Freshmen: Macy Aschliman, Alexis Berget, Emily Cody, Brayden Dailey, Grant Lee, Skylar Martin, Haily Murphy, Tatum Novak, Chloe Oberhauser, William Straka, Liam Stumpf, Megan Toay, Cameron Wiegman, Rita Wilson. Sophomores: Benjamin Basting, Sammi Bossert, McKenna … Read More

Board Hears from Stakeholders Regarding Superintendent Transition

The Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting Monday, July 9 to discuss characteristics desired in the new superintendent. Stakeholders of staff, parents, and community gathered to share their thoughts as well. The video below discusses those characteristics, as well as the future of the district, concerns, and possible next steps of the transition … Read More

Trap Team Places 5th at State

Another Spring Trap Season has wrapped up with the Pointers placing well. The State Meet was held Saturday, June 9 at Rome. The Pointers placed 5th as a team (out of 71 teams) behind Denmark, Tomah, West Salem, and Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah. For high gun in the Varsity Male category, Joey Dolphin and Brody Lee tied … Read More

Baseball Honored for State Season

The Mineral Point High School Baseball Team was honored at its awards banquet Tuesday, July 3 in the cafeteria. The team was recognized for its history-making season, qualifying for the WIAA State Tournament for the first time since 1974. Award winners mentioned at the banquet were as follows: Justin Baehler: 2019 Captain, First Team SWAL … Read More

Slight Bump in State Aid Projected

(DPI press release) About half of Wisconsin public school districts (including Mineral Point) will receive more general aid in the 2018-19 school year than they did for the 2017-18 school year based on estimates released by the Department of Public Instruction. Mineral Point is estimated to receive an additional $60,033 for 2018-19, compared to 2017-18. … Read More