MP FFA Places 2nd & 3rd in Livestock Judging

The Mineral Point FFA attend the River Ridge Livestock Judging Contest on Sept. 21 st and came away with second and third placing teams. Mineral Point Team 2 placed second in the contest as a team–members of the team are Joey Robinson, Kyle Vondra, Emma Steffes, and Ryan Schubert. Joey placed 2nd and Kyle 3rd … Read More

Homecoming 2018

Mineral Point School District is anxiously anticipating celebrating its 2018 Homecoming October 1st through 6th. This year’s theme is “Point’s Got Game!” Court members are, left to right, front row: Senior Representative Dana Schmitz, Senior Queen Candidates Miranda Oellerich, Mara Aschliman and Kaitlyn Kinch, Senior Representative Josie Lindholm. Second row: Freshman Representatives Mallory Lindsey and … Read More

Board Honors Businesses

The Mineral Point School Board began its meeting Monday night by honoring four businesses named to the 2018 Wisconsin Association of School Boards Business Honor Roll. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Honored were: Badger Welding, Midwest Roofing, The Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health, and SSM Health. Badger Welding: Badger Welding of Mineral … Read More

Start with Hello

By Elementary School Counselor Carla Rand Mineral Point students, grades 2-5, will be participating in “Start with Hello” the week of September 24-28. Start with Hello is a campaign coming out of the Sandy Hook Promise (SHP). SHP was started by some family members of students killed in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary … Read More

Kohl Nominations Sought

It’s that time of year again–please consider nominating Mineral Point educators for the following awards. They are some of the most prestigious honors that can be earned in the state. Your nominations make a difference as Mineral Point has had a winner each of the last two years–2018: Kris McCoy (Middle/High School Library Media Technology … Read More

FAST Ready to Start 2nd Year

Mineral Point Elementary is excited to embark on its second year of FAST, which stands for Families & Schools Together. FAST helps children thrive by building strong, supportive relationships at home. Built on evidence-based practices and rigorously tested, FAST consistently produces statistically significant improvements in children’s behavior, emotional well-being, and academic performance while building social … Read More

Austin to Succeed Wainwright as Girls Basketball Coach

Mineral Point High School is proud to announce its next Varsity Girls Basketball Coach, Mr. Matt Austin. Coach Austin will succeed Coach Mitch Wainwright, who has served in this capacity since 2010. Mr. Wainwright has taken on additional professional responsibilities this school year in Mineral Point. In addition to his duties of High School Principal, … Read More

Luckiest Man Alive

by Interim Superintendent Mitch Wainwright I am Mitch Wainwright, and I couldn’t be more excited to be starting a new position!  This is my eighth year in the Mineral Point Unified School District and the first as the Interim Superintendent.  I have been in education for over 30 years and cannot remember being this excited … Read More

School Board Holds Special Meeting

The Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting Monday, August 27 to finalize the exact legal language to be used for the November 6 referenda questions. (Scroll past the video for more article text) With regard to the elementary renovations, the resolution authorizing general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $11,920,000 was … Read More

A Fond Farewell for Dr. Francois

“My motivation for going into education was that I really wanted to help youngsters who didn’t have access to good values. By teaching math, and coaching them in football and wrestling, I could be a role model to look up to. I enjoy guiding kids, especially those that had a tough background as I always … Read More