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

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

Five Star Ranking Again on State Report Card

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has released state report cards, based on 2017-18 school data. The Mineral Point Unified School District has scored an 87.1, which places it into the Significantly Exceeds Expectations category, a five star rating. This is the third year in a row the District has received the prestigious five star … Read More

Voters Approve Referenda Questions

Mineral Point Unified School District voters approved two referenda questions on the November 6, 2018 ballot. Question 1 asked for $11.92 million to renovate and expand the existing elementary building. Question 2 asked for $350 thousand recurring for ongoing district operations. “Thank you, Pointer Nation. We are grateful for the results of this election and … Read More

Regardless of Referendum Outcome, Mill Rate Will Drop in 2018-19

At a brief special meeting Monday night, the Mineral Point School Board certified two levies for the 2018-19 school year, contingent on the outcome of the November 6 elementary building referendum vote. Either a pass or fail vote will produce a mill rate drop. (Keep scrolling past the video for more article text) The first … Read More

Board Looks to Fill Vacant Seat

At last night’s October 8 meeting, School Board President Jeff Basting read a resignation letter from Board Member Kelly Gundlach, effective immediately. Gundlach’s letter stated that, as of November 1, her permanent address will be in Illinois. She added, “I am grateful to have represented the interest of taxpayers, parents, teachers, and last but not … Read More

Evans Enters Gridiron Hall of Fame

Ted Evans was inducted into the Mineral Point High School Gridiron Hall of Fame during halftime of the Homecoming game vs. Fennimore October 5, 2018. Ted Evans Varsity Football Offensive Coordinator 1987 – 1994 Ted graduated from Dodgeville High School in 1967.  His senior year he was named MVP in baseball. He graduated from UW-Platteville … Read More

Homecoming 2018

Mineral Point School District is anxiously anticipating celebrating its 2018 Homecoming October 1st through 6th. This year’s theme is “Point’s Got Game!” Court members are, left to right, front row: Senior Representative Dana Schmitz, Senior Queen Candidates Miranda Oellerich, Mara Aschliman and Kaitlyn Kinch, Senior Representative Josie Lindholm. Second row: Freshman Representatives Mallory Lindsey and … Read More

Board Honors Businesses

The Mineral Point School Board began its meeting Monday night by honoring four businesses named to the 2018 Wisconsin Association of School Boards Business Honor Roll. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Honored were: Badger Welding, Midwest Roofing, The Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health, and SSM Health. Badger Welding: Badger Welding of Mineral … Read More