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

SWAL All-Conference Football

SWAL 2019 All-Conference Football Team SCHOOL RECORD OVERALL COACH Mineral Point 7 – 0; 9 – 0 Andy Palzkill Lancaster 6 – 1; 8 – 1 John Hoch Aquinas 5 – 2; 6 – 3 Tom Lee Darlington 4 – 3; 6 – 3 Travis Winkers Fennimore 3 – 4; 4 – 5 Jonah Roth … 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

SWAL All-Conference Volleyball

SWAL 2019 – 2020 ALL-CONFERENCE VOLLEYBALL SCHOOL RECORD COACH Cuba City 11 – 1 Keri Lawson Darlington 9 – 3 Jennifer Schwartz Iowa-Grant 8 – 4 Marla Simon Riverdale 6 – 6 Leah Boebel Fennimore 5 – 7 Jerica Nelson Mineral Point 5 – 7 Samantha Riedel Southwestern 4 – 8 Kory Bauer Boscobel 0 … Read More

SWC All-Conference Boys Soccer

2019 SWC ALL-CONFERENCE BOYS SOCCER   STANDINGS Platteville/Lancaster 8-0-0 Dodgeville/Mineral Point 4-3-1 Richland Center 4-3-1 River Valley 3-5-0 Prairie du Chien 0-8-0   FIRST TEAM Kaydan Addie Junior Forward Platteville/Lancaster Ryder Arians Junior Defender Platteville/Lancaster Nate Busch Senior Defender Platteville/Lancaster Michael Fields Senior Goalie Platteville/Lancaster Josh Kerr Junior Midfielder River Valley Nick Kroll Senior Forward … 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

SWC All-Conference Cross Country

2019 SWC ALL-CONFERENCE CROSS COUNTRY   BOYS FIRST TEAM Henry Keith, Dodgeville/Mineral Point, Senior Beau Gloudeman, River Valley, Senior John Wells, Platteville, Junior Charlie Keith, Dodgeville/Mineral Point, Freshman Blaine Springer, River Valley, Senior Joey Robinson, Dodgeville/Mineral Point, Freshman Sam Kronick, Platteville, Senior   SECOND TEAM Quinn Wright, Platteville, Freshman Julius Ross, River Valley, Sophomore Cal … 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