2020 SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION INFORMATION

It’s time to be thinking of school board candidates. The election will be held Tuesday, April 7, 2020. The term of office for these school board members begins Monday, April 27, 2020. The top two vote recipients will serve three year terms, with the third place vote recipient serving a two year term. Incumbents whose … Read More

Board Honors Businesses

The Mineral Point School Board began its meeting Monday night by honoring three businesses named to the 2019 Wisconsin Association of School Boards Business Honor Roll. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Military Ridge Veterinary Service & Sleepy Valley Kennels, LLC: Military Ridge Veterinary Service of Dodgeville provided discounted services for Mineral Point … Read More

All MP Schools Earn Five Star Report Card Rating

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has released state report cards, based on 2018-19 school data. The Mineral Point Unified School District has scored an 86.4, which places it into the Significantly Exceeds Expectations category, a five star rating. This is the fourth year in a row the District has received the prestigious five star … Read More

District Honored With Communication Awards of Excellence

The Mineral Point Unified School District was honored by the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association (WSPRA) with two awards for its work in school communications during the 2018-19 school year. #PointerNation has now earned 12 WSPRA Awards since the fall of 2015. WSPRA showcased the Spectrum Awards at its annual fall conference, this year held … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Renee Rolli

Renee Rolli Assistant District Bookkeeper   Hometown: Mineral Point High school graduated from: Mineral Point College: Renee earned her Bachelors of Science in Business with an Accounting emphasis from Edgewood College in 2011. Previous employment: She has served as a Bookkeeping Assistant at Hallada Auto Group, a Staff Accountant and Payroll & Accounting Assistant at … Read More

Look a Little Closer

by Mitch Wainwright Every property owner will receive a property tax bill in the mail and will look at the increase in their payment from one year to the next.  This will be the same for me when my property tax bill comes in the mail. I would like to ask that you look a … Read More

Board Sets 2019-20 Tax Levy

At a brief special meeting Monday night, the Mineral Point School Board certified the levy for the 2019-20 school year by a 6-0 vote with Larry Steffes absent. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Although the mill rate is up this year, it is increasing by less than what was projected during last … Read More

October Regular Board Meeting

Gary Sullivan was appointed by the School Board at its October regular meeting Monday night to fill the vacant School Board seat left by Andrew Busch (who, by law, needed to resign in order to apply for a position with the district). (Scroll past the video for more article text) Board policy directed how the … Read More

Sullivan Appointed to School Board

Gary Sullivan has just been appointed by the School Board at tonight’s meeting (Monday, October 14) to fill the vacant School Board seat left by Andrew Busch (who, by law, needed to resign in order to apply for a position with the district). To read Mr. Sullivan’s interest letter:    Board policy directed how the … Read More

Lindseys to Lead Homecoming Parade

What year do the following things have in common? Jimmy Carter was President of the United States. A gallon of gas cost $0.86. A first class stamp was $0.15. McDonald’s introduced the Happy Meal. The Pittsburgh Pirates and Pittsburgh Steelers both claimed world championships. “My Sharona” by the Knack was named Billboard’s #1 song. “Alien” … Read More