1999 State Runner-Up Football Team Enters Hall of Fame

The State Runner-Up 1999 Mineral Point Football Team was inducted into the Mineral Point High School Gridiron Hall of Fame during the game vs. Darlington October 11, 2019. The group of people honored represent the ideals of the Mineral Point Football Program: hard work, perseverance, toughness, relentless effort, and teamwork. Sitting at 2-4 in the … Read More

Lindseys to Lead Homecoming Parade

What year do the following things have in common? Jimmy Carter was President of the United States. A gallon of gas cost $0.86. A first class stamp was $0.15. McDonald’s introduced the Happy Meal. The Pittsburgh Pirates and Pittsburgh Steelers both claimed world championships. “My Sharona” by the Knack was named Billboard’s #1 song. “Alien” … Read More

Homecoming 2019

Mineral Point School District is anxiously anticipating celebrating its 2019 Homecoming September 30th through October 5th. This year’s theme is “Friday Night Lights.” Court members include, left to right, front row: Senior Representative Ryver Galle, Senior Queen Candidate Nicole Johnson, Senior Queen Candidate McKenna Bowers, Senior Queen Candidate Jenna Wedig, and Senior Representative Kylie Sullivan. … Read More

Pointers Exceed State Average on Exams

District students scored well above the state average for public school students on Wisconsin Student Assessment System exams given during the 2018-19 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced on Thursday, September 12. The Forward assessment is administered to students in grades 3-8 for English Language Arts and Mathematics, grades 4 and 8 … Read More

Pierce, Stephenson are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its September Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, September 17 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. These are … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Meg Cullen

Meg Cullen High School Instructional Assistant Hometown: New Glarus High school graduated from: New Glarus College: Meg earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in Music. Previous employment: She served as the Director of Bands at Monticello Public Schools from 1993-2010. Additionally, she has previous special education assistant experience with Darlington Community Schools … Read More

Kohl Nominations Sought

It’s that time of year again–please consider nominating Mineral Point educators for the following awards. They are some of the most prestigious honors that can be earned in the state. Kohl Educational Foundation Fellowship Award   Teacher nominations for the 2020 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Fellowship Award can now be obtained from http://www.kohleducation.org/teacherfellowship/public/nominate_a_teacher.php. The deadline for … Read More

Les Misérables Cast Announced

Auditions have been completed and the cast list has been announced for the high school musical theatre’s production of Les Misérables. Congrats to: Cody Pierce, Javert Sage Shemak, Fantine Jazmine Cool, Cosette, Street Girl and Factory Worker Callie Pierce, Eponine, Street Girl and Factory Worker Owen Stephenson, Jean Valjean Daniel Nordstrom, Marius and Chain Gang … Read More

Board Looks to Fill Vacant Seat

The Board of Education of the Mineral Point Unified School District is searching for its next member. Friday, August 23, Superintendent Mitch Wainwright and Board President Jeff Basting received the resignation of Andrew M. Busch, effectively immediately. Busch took office in April 2016. The Board will now begin searching for a replacement. Any qualified elector … Read More

Keyes to Succeed Austin as Girls Basketball Coach

Mineral Point is proud to announce Michael Keyes as its next Head Girls Basketball Coach. From 2005-19, Keyes has been an AAU Head Boys/Girls Coach for various programs including Wisconsin Swing, Wisconsin Hoops Select, and Wisconsin Pride. His high school varsity coaching experience consists of: Highland Varsity Girls Basketball Coach from 2008-10 and a conference … Read More