Middle School Language Arts
Houtakker Wins State Literary Contest
Another strength of Mineral Point students is a consistently strong showing in the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Competition and this year was no exception. 5th Grader Lilly Houtakker received 1st place in the State in Literary for “Eva and Kit.” Additionally, the following students from Mineral Point received Southwest Wisconsin Mu Chapter awards out of… Continue Reading Houtakker Wins State Literary Contest
#PointerNation Welcomes Dalton Miles
Dalton Miles Middle/High English Language Arts Teacher Hometown: Fennimore High school graduated from: Fennimore College: Dalton earned his Bachelor’s from UW-Platteville in 2019 in Middle/Secondary Education with an English emphasis. He is currently working on his Master’s in Special Education at UW-Whitewater. Previous employment: Since 2019, Dalton has been a Special Education Teacher at Whitewater… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Dalton Miles
Biddick Participates in State Spelling Bee
A big congratulations to middle school student Kalea Biddick who qualified for the State Spelling Bee in Madison held on Saturday, March 7. She qualified by winning the Sectional Spelling Bee at Darlington, after finishing as the alternate champion in the MPMS Spelling Bee in January.
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.
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… Continue Reading State Delta Kappa Gamma Qualifiers
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… Continue Reading McCoy and King are Kohl Award Winners
Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Contest Underway
Mineral Point School District is proud to share that we have authors and illustrators who have been very busy completing entries for the annual Delta Kappa Gamma literary competition. Students in grades 3-12 are eligible to enter the book writing contest. All books are being submitted to the local Delta Kappa Gamma chapter for preliminary… Continue Reading Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Contest Underway
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… Continue Reading Kohl Award Applications Advance to State Level
Telepresence Brings Holocaust Survivor to MPMS
Mineral Point Middle School students were able to experience speaking directly to a Holocaust survivor, thanks to telepresence equipment connecting them with Ruth Mermelstein. This program was made possible through the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center in Glen Clove, NY. Ruth was born in Sighet, part of northern Transylvania in Romania, and was one of… Continue Reading Telepresence Brings Holocaust Survivor to MPMS
Oberhauser Wins Middle School Spelling Bee
Mineral Point Middle School held its annual spelling bee this week with the following results: Champion Chloe Oberhauser, Runner-Up Dominik McVay, and Alternate Allison Chitwood. Chloe and Dominik will compete at the next level February 6 at Darlington. Congrats to all!