2018-19 Open Enrollment

The Wisconsin Open Enrollment period is now open! Any families who do not reside within in the boundaries of the Mineral Point Unified School District may apply to have their child(ren) attend school in #PointerNation for the 2018-19 school year. Online application is recommended at https://dpi.wi.gov/open-enrollment What is Open Enrollment? The inter-district public school open … Read More

FBLA Competitors Advance to State

The Mineral Point High School Future Business Leaders of America competed successfully in the Regional Leadership Conference.  There are over 70 business events with everything from Agribusiness to Word Processing to choose from, and competition formats from online and in-person objective tests, to presentation events to fit members’ interests and schedules. The eighteen members pictured … Read More

Schmitz, Yager Inducted Into Bauman Hall of Fame

Mineral Point High School inducted two new members into the Al Bauman Wrestling Hall of Fame Friday, January 26 during the match vs. Fennimore.   Mike Schmitz Mineral Point Invitational Champion 1979 Iowa-Grant Invitational Champion 1980, 1982 Southern Eight Conference Champion 1981, 1983 WIAA Regional Champion 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983 WIAA Sectional Champion 1980, 1983 … Read More

2018 School Board Candidate Field is Set

The field is set for the Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Mineral Point School Board election as the deadline to file for candidacy was Tuesday, January 2 at 5 pm. Four candidates will vie for three seats. They are: Nathan D. Chambers, Aaron Dunn, Glenn E. Kinch, and Everett R. Lindsey. All three incumbents (Larry Dolphin, … Read More

Kohl Award Applications Advance to State Level

The Mineral Point Unified School District is proud to announce Middle/High School Instructional Media Specialist and Middle School Reading Teacher Kris McCoy’s, along with Class of 2018 Senior Haakon Schriefer’s, Herb Kohl Fellowship and Scholarship applications have advanced out of CESA #3 and have been forwarded to the state level for consideration. McCoy and Schriefer … Read More

MP Ranked #2 K-12 District in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has released state report cards, based on 2016-17 school data. The Mineral Point Unified School District has scored a 90.7, which places it into the Significantly Exceeds Expectations category, a five star rating. When looking at K-12 districts statewide, Mineral Point ranks 2nd behind Sevastopol with 94.5 (some districts … Read More

2018 School Board Election Information

It’s time to be thinking of school board candidates. The election will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2018. The term of office for these school board members is three years beginning Monday, April 23, 2018. Incumbents whose seats are up for re-election include Larry Dolphin, Lisa Hay, and Julie Stephenson. All three of these incumbents … Read More

Board Honors Businesses

The Mineral Point School Board began its meeting Monday night by honoring three business named to the 2017 Wisconsin Association of School Boards Business Honor Roll. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Honored were: Farmers Implement Store, Gorgen Funeral Services, and Mineral Point Opera House. Farmers Implement Store has been a vital part … Read More

District Wins Five State Awards for Communication

The Mineral Point Unified School District was honored by the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association (WSPRA) with five awards for its work in school communications during the 2016-17 school year. WSPRA showcased the Spectrum Awards at its annual fall conference, this year held in Elkhart Lake November 8-10 with the theme of “Relationships Matter.” The … Read More

Francois Named WI Rural Administrator of the Year

Mineral Point Superintendent Luke Francois, Ed.D. was honored by the Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance (WiRSA) as the Administrator of the Year at the annual Rural Schools Conference Monday, October 30 in Wisconsin Dells. The WiRSA Board of Directors established the Rural Administrator of the Year Award to recognize a school administrator/principal/director who has made significant … Read More