Reading Night 2018: Survivor

Reading Night at the elementary school will be Thursday, May 24 from 5-7 P.M. This year’s theme is “Survivor”. A variety of activities around literacy will be hosted in different classrooms. Students and their families are encouraged to join us for this fun and educational event! In addition, we are running our book fair in … Read More

Open House at Options in Education

The community is invited to an Open House at the Options in Education Program Thursday, May 31 from 3 pm-6 pm at 4056 Highway 39, Mineral Point. The Options in Education Program is celebrating its second year as part of the Mineral Point Unified School District. The multi-district program is comprised of students from all … Read More

Class of 2018 Honored With Scholarships

Mineral Point High School held its annual Senior Scholarship Night Thursday, May 17 at the Opera House. Earning scholarships and awards were as follows: Jordyn Abbott: Future Business Leaders of America $500, Herb & Irene Harris $1,000 Avrie Basye: Cummins Emission Solutions $1,000, Bill & Rosalie Logue Memorial $2,000, Carroll University Scholarships $52,000 Danielle Blum: … Read More

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 Jenny Singer

Jenny Singer Elementary Teacher/Library Media Technology Specialist   Hometown: Dodgeville High school graduated from: Dodgeville College: Jenny earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in May 2018. Previous experience:  Jenny completed her Student Teaching at Mineral Point Elementary this past semester under the guidance of Lynn Ross in 4th … Read More

Hendrick, Wendhausen are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its May Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, May 15 at the Pointer Cafe. The students, who are members of the senior class, are selected for this honor through a voting process by staff at the high school, and their biographies are written by themselves. These are … 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

High School Musicians Honored

The Mineral Point High School Music Department held its annual awards night Sunday, May 13 at the Opera House. Awards were presented as follows:   Seniors Music Boosters’ Award: Haakon Schriefer. Band: John Philip Sousa Award: Alayna McCarville; Louis Armstrong Jazz Award: Haakon Schriefer; Most Enthusiastic: Danielle Blum; Most Improved: Abi Callaway, Ireln King, Hans … 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

Skills USA Competitors Do Well at State

Mineral Point High School Skills USA members competed at State April 24 and 25 in Madison. Congratulations to our following students: 1st place: Riley Workman, Woodworking. 2nd place: Amelia Mitchell, Pin Design. 3rd place: Jacob Wedig, Milo Wong, and Riley Workman, Team Engineering.