Basting Elected Board President

By a unanimous vote at Monday night’s School Board meeting, Jeff Basting was elected President for 2018-19. Larry Steffes stated he would not be seeking another term as Board President. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Elected to the other offices were: Nate Chambers, Vice President; Everett Lindsey, Clerk; and Larry Steffes, Treasurer. … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Katelyn Oellerich

Katelyn Oellerich, Ed.S. School Psychologist   Hometown: Mineral Point High school graduated from: Mineral Point College: All at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Katelyn earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Scientist Practitioner Emphasis in 2009, her Master of Science in Education in School Psychology in 2013, and her Education Specialist Degree in School … Read More

MP to Host WSMA Large Group Music Festival

Students from area schools will participate in a Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) sanctioned Concert Music Festival hosted at Mineral Point Middle School/High School on Friday, May 11.   During the festival, which is free and open to the public, each school’s concert ensemble groups will perform before a panel of adjudicators while students from … Read More

State Solo & Ensemble Participants Earn Gold

Mineral Point Middle and High School Musicians culminated their Solo/Ensemble competition season with the State Festival at UW-Platteville Saturday, April 28. All instrumental students at Mineral Point received 1st place ratings. Those instrumentalists were: Haakon Schriefer: Trombone Solo Cody Pierce: Trombone Solo Owen Stephenson: French Horn Solo Haakon Schriefer, Brady Palzkill, Cody Pierce, and Daniel … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Angela Klein

Angela Klein Director of Special Education & Pupil Services Hometown: Born and raised in Marshall, Wisconsin; currently lives in Belmont, Wisconsin High school graduated from: Marshall High School College: Angela earned her Bachelor of Science in Education from Winona State University in 2001, her Master of Education in Special Education-Early Childhood from the University of … Read More

MPMS 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point Middle School is proud to announce its 3rd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2017-18 school year.   HIGH HONORS Sixth Grade: Malea Aschliman, Abigail Backes, Madigan Chitwood, Christina Collier, Charles DaVee, Elizabeth Dunn, Gracelyn Foster, Breanna Goninen, Derek Hottenstein, Estella James, Ellery Massey, Morgan Palzkill, Brady Radtke, Alex Ross, Regan Schuette, Landon Thousand, … Read More

Chitwood Participates in State Spelling Bee

A big congratulations to middle school student Allison Chitwood who qualified for the State Spelling Bee in Madison held on Saturday, March 24. She qualified by winning the Sectional Spelling Bee at Highland, after also winning the MPMS Spelling Bee in January.

FFA Holds 89th Annual Banquet

Banquet Photo Album The Mineral Point Chapter of the Future Farmers of America held its 89th annual banquet Tuesday, March 20th in the high school cafetorium under the leadership of Advisor Mike Robinson. President Eric Heisner called the meeting to order and asked Sentinel Danny Pittz to deliver the invocation. A year in review video … Read More

State Delta Kappa Gamma Qualifiers

Another strength of Mineral Point students is a consistently strong showing in the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Competition and this year was no exception. For the 2018 Mu Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Competition, the Literary Committee members had 114 top book submissions to look through from area schools. The following students from … Read More

McCoy and King are Kohl Award Winners

The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship, Fellowship, and Leadership Program announced Tuesday, March 20 the recipients of the 2018 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students, teachers, and principals. Awards in the amount of $6,000 are being made to 100 teachers, 16 principals, and their schools, and $10,000 scholarships will be given … Read More