Buildings and Grounds to Open for Limited Use July 1

The Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting to specifically discuss re-opening guidelines as they pertain to school facilities effective July 1, when the state closure order expires. Additionally, a COVID-19 liability waiver was emailed to high school families (Classes of 2021-24). The waiver must be completed and on file with the high school … Read More

Class of 2020 Earns Over One Million Dollars in Scholarships

Mineral Point High School held its annual Senior Scholarship Night Thursday, May 21 in a virtual format due to the pandemic. 85% of the graduating class earned over a million dollars in scholarships. Thank you to all donors for your generosity!  You can view the ceremony here: https://youtu.be/70o25dkfu2M Justin Baehler: Century Junior College $300, James-Oellerich-James $500, … Read More

SECOND BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME CLASS SELECTED

The second Mineral Point Basketball Hall of Fame class has been selected and will be inducted on Saturday, January 16, 2021, when the Mineral Point boys host the River Valley Blackhawks.  Inductees will be introduced between the junior varsity and varsity games at approximately 2 pm that day.     CHUCK BENNETT – CLASS OF 1979 … Read More

Lindsey Named WIAA Scholar Athlete

Sixteen senior girls and 16 senior boys from Waunakee to Washburn have been selected as finalists to receive the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association’s (WIAA) prestigious 2020 WIAA Statewide Scholar Athlete Award underwritten by Marshfield Children’s Hospital.  More than 1,100 Scholar Athlete finalists have been recognized since the program began in 1984. #PointerNation’s Isaac Lindsey has … Read More

Busch, Heisner, Sullivan Earn School Board Seats

Results are in for the Mineral Point School Board election April 7, 2020. These are unofficial and have not been canvassed at this time. Three seats were available on the Board, two for a three-year term and one for a two-year term. Earning a three-year term were Andy Busch 765 and Joni L. Heisner 702. … 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

Uppena and Pierce are Kohl Award Winners

The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship, Fellowship, and Leadership Program announced Friday, February 14 the recipients of the 2020 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students, teachers, and principals.  Each student will receive a $10,000 scholarship, and each teacher and principal will receive a $6,000 award. A matching $6,000 award will be … Read More

Board Approves Virtual Learning Day

At its regular monthly meeting Monday, the School Board unanimously approved administration’s recommendation to make Tuesday, March 3 a Virtual Learning Day for 6-10th grade students. Bus routes will run as normal for all other grades. Video: https://youtu.be/3D7CRqfSFYQ Following last year’s excessive inclement weather days, districts began to explore alternative educational opportunities to make-up missed … Read More

2020 School Board Candidate Field Set

The field is set for the Tuesday, April 7 Mineral Point School Board election as the deadline to file for candidacy was Tuesday, January 7 at 5 pm. Candidates registered include: Andy Busch, Tony Dahl (incumbent), Joni L. Heisner, Debra Hintz, Bob Janetka, and Gary J. Sullivan (incumbent). Jeff Basting (incumbent) is not seeking another … Read More

Board Approves Construction Phasing Plan

At Monday’s regular monthly meeting, the School Board held discussion and approved the construction phasing timeline for the elementary renovation/addition. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Approved by a 6-0 vote with Dahl absent was architect HSR’s recommendation to build the new addition first. This will allow the new addition to be used … Read More