Moving Target

by Mitch Wainwright During the course of my professional career, I have had the opportunity to work for some very influential leaders.  Many of them have helped to shape the professional that I feel I am today.  One of the common topics they all mentioned over the years was, “If you show me the target, … Read More

Board Welcomes New Members

The School Board held a special meeting Monday evening. By law, new Board members needed to take office April 27. Andy Busch, Joni Heisner, and Gary Sullivan were all congratulated for their wins in the April 7 election and they have taken their Oaths of Office. Busch and Heisner will serve three year terms and … Read More

Solo & Ensemble Entries Qualify for State

Because of the pandemic, Mineral Point Middle and High School band and choir students participated in District Solo & Ensemble virtually by submitting videos of their performances to the Wisconsin School Music Association for adjudication. The Class A Starred First entries will advance to the State Competition. The deadline to submit for State is May … Read More

Chitwood, Schubert are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club was set to honor its April Students of the Month at an in-person meeting, but unfortunately the pandemic altered those plans. #PointerNation would like to take this opportunity to honor Natalie Chitwood and Maggie Schubert virtually. The students, who are members of the senior class, are selected for this honor … Read More

Lindsey Named WIAA Scholar Athlete

Sixteen senior girls and 16 senior boys from Waunakee to Washburn have been selected as finalists to receive the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association’s (WIAA) prestigious 2020 WIAA Statewide Scholar Athlete Award underwritten by Marshfield Children’s Hospital.  More than 1,100 Scholar Athlete finalists have been recognized since the program began in 1984. #PointerNation’s Isaac Lindsey has … Read More

Busch, Heisner, Sullivan Earn School Board Seats

Results are in for the Mineral Point School Board election April 7, 2020. These are unofficial and have not been canvassed at this time. Three seats were available on the Board, two for a three-year term and one for a two-year term. Earning a three-year term were Andy Busch 765 and Joni L. Heisner 702. … Read More

MPMS 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point Middle School is proud to announce its 3rd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2019-20 school year. HIGH HONORS Eighth Grade: Malea Aschliman, Mac Busser, Madigan Chitwood, Charles DaVee, Elizabeth Dunn, Gracelyn Foster, Breanna Goninen, Madisyn Heim, Derek Hottenstein, Estella James, Quinten Kite, Morgan Lee, Ashton Martin, Morgan Palzkill, Brady Radtke, Alex Ross, Addison … Read More

MPHS 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point High School is proud to announce its 3rd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2019-20 school year. HIGH HONORS Seniors: Nicholas DuBois, Tessa Hanson, Lauren James, Cody Pierce, Sage Shemak, Owen Stephenson, Kylie Sullivan, Lily Wong. Juniors: Macy Aschliman, Alexis Berget, Emily Cody, Gunnar Gorgen, Grant Lee, Daniel Nordstrom, Matthew Nordstrom, Cecilia Stanton, William … Read More

Board Holds First Virtual Meeting

The Mineral Point School Board held its regular monthly meeting Monday, and did so for the first time virtually. Superintendent Mitch Wainwright, Board President Jeff Basting, and Board Secretary Angie Schubert were present in the Board Room practicing social distancing while other members of the Board checked in from home on their computers. The public … Read More

Start Slow

By Superintendent Mitch Wainwright Who could have ever imagined that we would find ourselves in this situation?  Schools are shut down by the state and people are asked to stay at home for safety reasons. School staff continuing to educating students virtually to the best of our ability is just unthinkable, but here we are.  … Read More