Supply List

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Proposed Budget Impact to Mineral Point Schools

I watched with great interest the Governor’s biennial budget address on Tuesday, February 3.  Following the proposal I have been asked many questions regarding the impact to the Mineral Point Unified School District. This letter is intended to briefly provide answers to the information requested. Prior to the release of the proposed budget, Governor Walker stated… Continue Reading Proposed Budget Impact to Mineral Point Schools

eMPathy

Mineral Point Middle School students have been learning about eMPathy and implementing it into their daily lives. “Empathy and kindness are things we are focusing on to reduce the bullying and feelings of disrespect from classmates that the students are reporting on their learner surveys,” said guidance counselor Carla Rand. Recently the middle school gathered… Continue Reading eMPathy

Positive behavior rewards

If you see these middle school students, congratulate them! A drawing is held following each quarter for gift cards, this time to Pizza Hut and Subway. In order to be entered in the drawing, students must have met the following criteria:1. Assignment completion according to classroom policy.2. Absences (Maximum of four days for any reason… Continue Reading Positive behavior rewards

Tri-State Honors Band

The ninth annual University of Wisconsin-Platteville Tri-State Honors Band Festival concerts took place this past weekend in the Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall, Center for the Arts. The festival was hosted by Dr. Barry Ellis, director of bands at UW-Platteville, and Matthew Gregg, associate director of bands at UW-Platteville. The annual honors band festival… Continue Reading Tri-State Honors Band

Student authors

Eleven MPES students in grades 3-5 took advantage of an enrichment opportunity to become authors and illustrators for the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Competition. Student books will be judged on story element, creativity, originality, and mechanics. All books were original fictional pieces. Winning books at the chapter level will be forwarded to state competition. Front… Continue Reading Student authors

Four regional champs

Mineral Point wrestlers earned four WIAA Division 3 regional championships at Lancaster Saturday: Frank Baker 132 lbs, Ross Siegenthaler 138 lbs, Scott Pittz 152 lbs, and Boone Schmitz 160 lbs. Brandon Forseth also qualified for the sectional with a second place finish at 145 lbs. Kyle Juedes (182) and Nate Cody (195) narrowly missed sectional… Continue Reading Four regional champs

Power of Good Sportsmanship

   Before every sporting event, a piece is read from the public address announcer regarding sportsmanship guidelines from the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. According to the WIAA, the definition of sportsmanship is “Playing by the established rules of the contest; competing with one’s best efforts without drawing attention to one’s self with celebratory displays; losing… Continue Reading Power of Good Sportsmanship