Pointer Praise 2021 — Mineral Point Excellence in Education Endowment Staff Appreciation Campaign

Staff Appreciation Week will be celebrated in the Mineral Point Unified School District the week of May 10. #PointerNation is so very fortunate to have dedicated and caring staff members, going above and beyond for student success. Pointers everywhere can honor their favorite Mineral Point staff members by sending them a free personalized ‘Pointer Praise’… Continue Reading Pointer Praise 2021 — Mineral Point Excellence in Education Endowment Staff Appreciation Campaign

Pointer Libraries Receive Grant

The American Library Association (ALA) has announced the recipients of nearly $1 million in funding for small and rural libraries, the second grant distribution as part of the association’s Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries initiative. The Mineral Point Unified School District is a proud recipient of one of these grants. The… Continue Reading Pointer Libraries Receive Grant

Board Makes Changes to End of School Year Instruction

The School Board held its regular monthly meeting Monday night and made decisions impacting instruction during the final weeks of the 2020-21 school year. Video link: https://youtu.be/fh7IvzD8DAM The Board held lengthy discussion around returning to school five days in-person per week for the remainder of the school year. Currently, Wednesdays are virtual. (Go to the two… Continue Reading Board Makes Changes to End of School Year Instruction

MPMS 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point Middle School is proud to announce its 3rd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2020-21 school year. HIGH HONORS Eighth Grade: Reid Acherman, Allyson Baehler, Lillianna Berget, Hallie Brant, Cylin Carey, Roen Carey, Addison Christopher, Isabelle Coogan, Julianna Cool, Isabella Dannenberg, Colton Dochnahl, Michael Edgington, Matthew Goninen, Elizabeth Hoffman, Eliza Ingwell, Alan James, Ella… Continue Reading MPMS 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Mental Health Matters Week

The school district and community are excited about holding Mental Health Matters Week coming up in May, bringing awareness to this important topic. Iowa County Mental Health Matters Events Mental Health Matters Monday, May 3 Highland Blackhawk Lake, free admission for self guided trail walks 3:00pm-6:00pm Darlington Library pick up a Swag Bag 3:30-5:00p  MP: … Continue Reading Mental Health Matters Week

Board Continues to Review Instructional Model

The Board continued to review the current instructional model at its regular March monthly meeting. Video link: https://youtu.be/NSWKPfr__VA Currently, students are in-person four days per week. Wednesdays are used for virtual instruction, connections with all-virtual students, staff collaboration, as well as enrichment and remedial activities for students. A motion was made to return to a five… Continue Reading Board Continues to Review Instructional Model

School Board Candidate Forum

Due to inclement weather, the School Board Candidate Forum has been postponed TBA. This year’s forum will again be moderated by Pointer Media high school students. The forum will be livestreamed by our students on the MPTV YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkK8qbOedyJlHnN89x527nw The recording will also be saved to the MPTV channel for later viewing. The deadline… Continue Reading School Board Candidate Forum

MPMS 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point Middle School is proud to announce its 2nd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2020-21 school year. HIGH HONORS Eighth Grade: Reid Acherman, Allyson Baehler, Lillianna Berget, Hallie Brant, Cylin Carey, Roen Carey, Addison Christopher, Isabelle Coogan, Julianna Cool, Isabella Dannenberg, Colton Dochnahl, Mason Dochnahl, Michael Edgington, Raegan Galle, Matthew Goninen, Elizabeth Hoffman, Eliza… Continue Reading MPMS 2nd Quarter Honor Roll