Spelling Bee Winners

Mineral Point Elementary and Middle Schools held their annual Spelling Bees in January. Congrats to the following: Elementary Junior Bee (Grades 1-2) Champion: Spencer Spady Runner-Up: Brynn Swenson Elementary Bee (Grades 3-5) Champion: Olivia Wilson Runner-Up: Jadyn Swinehart Middle (Grades 6-8) Champion: Allison Chitwood Runner-Up: Derek Hottenstein

SWAL Honors Choir

Mineral Point Middle and High Schools were well represented at the SWAL Conference Honors Choir held at Iowa-Grant High School Saturday, January 27. High school: Megan Berg, Alexis Berget, Maddie Faull, Austin Heisner, Mackenzie Martie, Cody Pierce, Keira Schrank, Samantha Schultz, Brianna Wedig, and Rita Wilson.   Middle school: Oliver Benson, Gena Byrnes, Brock Ellingson, Ella Fox, Ellie Janetka, … Read More

MPHS 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point High School is proud to announce its 2nd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2017-18 school year. HIGH HONORS Freshmen: Macy Aschliman, Alexis Berget, Emily Cody, Brayden Dailey, Cristian Haglund, Ian Keyes, Grant Lee, Skylar Martin, Daniel Nordstrom, Matthew Nordstrom, Tatum Novak, Chloe Oberhauser, William Straka, Liam Stumpf, Megan Toay, Cameron Wiegman, Rita Wilson. … Read More

Schmitz, Yager Inducted Into Bauman Hall of Fame

Mineral Point High School inducted two new members into the Al Bauman Wrestling Hall of Fame Friday, January 26 during the match vs. Fennimore.   Mike Schmitz Mineral Point Invitational Champion 1979 Iowa-Grant Invitational Champion 1980, 1982 Southern Eight Conference Champion 1981, 1983 WIAA Regional Champion 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983 WIAA Sectional Champion 1980, 1983 … Read More

FFA Attends State Leadership Conference

Morgan Vondra and Katie Fitzsimmons of the Mineral Point FFA Chapter attended the Wisconsin Association of FFA Half-Time Leadership Conference held at the Holiday Inn & Convention Center in Stevens Point January 12-13. Over 350 FFA members, advisors, and state FFA officers participated. The Half-Time Leadership Conference provides FFA chapter leaders from around the state … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Tom Ingwell

Tom Ingwell Elementary Phy Ed Teacher Hometown: Darlington High school graduated from: Darlington High School College: Tom graduated with a Bachelors degree in Physical Education and a minor in Health Education and Adaptive Phy Ed from UW-Platteville in 2002. He is currently enrolled in the Masters program at UW-Platteville in Cross Categorical (Special Education). Employment … Read More

Evans, Owens are January Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its January Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, January 16 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. Sierra Evans … Read More

Board Determines Open Enrollment Availability

The Mineral Point School Board held discussion and unanimously approved space available, as detailed below, for open enrollment for the 2018-19 school year. (Larry Steffes was absent from the meeting). Scroll past the video for more article text. The state requires school districts to set their regular and special open enrollment caps in January of … Read More

SWAL Honors Band

Congrats to our middle and high school musicians who have been selected for the SWAL Conference Honors Band! The public is invited to join them for their concert at Ithaca High School Saturday, January 6 at 4:30 pm.

2018 School Board Candidate Field is Set

The field is set for the Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Mineral Point School Board election as the deadline to file for candidacy was Tuesday, January 2 at 5 pm. Four candidates will vie for three seats. They are: Nathan D. Chambers, Aaron Dunn, Glenn E. Kinch, and Everett R. Lindsey. All three incumbents (Larry Dolphin, … Read More