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State Delta Kappa Gamma Qualifiers

Another strength of Mineral Point students is a consistently strong showing in the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Competition and this year was no exception. For the 2018 Mu Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Competition, the Literary Committee members had 114 top book submissions to look through from area schools. The following students from … Read More

Elementary Design Workshop March 20 & 21

We want to hear from you! The community is invited to the Elementary School Design Workshop Tuesday, March 20 and Wednesday, March 21. Stop by the elementary library at 611 Cothern Street anytime from 9 am – 7:30 pm either day. The School Board formed a committee to study capacity and accessibility at the Elementary … Read More

Elementary Parent Letter: Upcoming School Board Information

On Monday, March 12, our school board will consider a recommendation for a reduction in force. The reason is due to low enrollment at the primary level. We are anticipating around 40 students for next year’s kindergarten class. We try to be proactive in responding to current enrollment trends, whether up or down. Questions have … Read More

Spring F.A.S.T. Session Open for Families

What if I told you that there was an easy way to increase communication between home and school, develop better family cohesion, and improve community relationships? Would you take advantage of this opportunity? If you said yes, consider signing up for F.A.S.T., or Families and Students Together. This program is facilitated by trained Mineral Point … Read More

Favorite Books I Read in 2017

“What do you do when you don’t know what to write?” A student asked me this during a classroom visit. My response: I read, and I find easy ways to write! One way I accomplish both is by writing reviews for books on Goodreads. This social media site for bibliophiles allows people to connect with … Read More

2018-19 Open Enrollment

The Wisconsin Open Enrollment period is now open! Any families who do not reside within in the boundaries of the Mineral Point Unified School District may apply to have their child(ren) attend school in #PointerNation for the 2018-19 school year. Online application is recommended at https://dpi.wi.gov/open-enrollment What is Open Enrollment? The inter-district public school open … Read More

Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Contest Underway

Mineral Point School District is proud to share that we have authors and illustrators who have been very busy completing entries for the annual Delta Kappa Gamma literary competition. Students in grades 3-12 are eligible to enter the book writing contest. All books are being submitted to the local Delta Kappa Gamma chapter for preliminary … Read More

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

Winter Family Event Canceled for Elementary School

Well, the snow was nice while it was here! In anticipation of a possible lack of snow the rest of the winter, we are canceling our scheduled family day in February. It involved a snowman building contest and some seasonal-related family activities indoors. Maybe next winter will be more advantageous for hosting this type of event. … 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

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